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Acting Schools in California

There are 113 California schools offering acting programs. In 2010, 2,585 students graduated from programs at California acting schools. 1,580 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 404 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,421 students graduate from acting programs in California per year. This accounts for close to 14% of acting students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 257 students graduated with certificates in acting, 315 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,580 with a bachelor's level degree, 404 with a degree at the master's level, and 29 with a degree at the doctorate level.

113 acting schools are located in this state. And of these, while 28 schools are private, 85 schools are public. Public acting school tuition varies from $4,807 to $11,958, while private acting school tuition varies from $12,250 to $41,130.

Average tuition for acting programs is $18,382. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,807 each year, is at California State University-Long Beach, while the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $41,130 per year, is at Pitzer College.

California schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in acting.

Acting Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,421 students graduate from acting programs in California per year. This accounts for close to 14% of acting students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 257 students graduated with certificates in acting, 315 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,580 with a bachelor's level degree, 404 with a degree at the master's level, and 29 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Acting Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 287
  • Certificate 2007: 299
  • Certificate 2008: 476
  • Certificate 2009: 310
  • Certificate 2010: 257
  • Associate 2006: 236
  • Associate 2007: 223
  • Associate 2008: 358
  • Associate 2009: 270
  • Associate 2010: 315
  • Bachelor 2006: 1509
  • Bachelor 2007: 1519
  • Bachelor 2008: 2816
  • Bachelor 2009: 1463
  • Bachelor 2010: 1580
  • Master 2006: 351
  • Master 2007: 340
  • Master 2008: 575
  • Master 2009: 356
  • Master 2010: 404
  • Doctorate 2006: 11
  • Doctorate 2007: 25
  • Doctorate 2008: 32
  • Doctorate 2009: 27
  • Doctorate 2010: 29

Acting Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of 327 programs in acting. Of these programs, about 34.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Acting Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 112
  • Associate: 94
  • Bachelor: 75
  • Master: 37
  • Doctorate: 9

Career Trends

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47080
  • 25th Percentile: 61620
  • Median: 84480
  • 75th Percentile: 122230
  • 90th Percentile: 158070

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21341
  • 25th Percentile: 28038
  • Median: 43576
  • 75th Percentile: 78083
  • 90th Percentile: 97604

Career Trends

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74835
  • Median Salary 2007: 77320
  • Median Salary 2008: 81700
  • Median Salary 2009: 82420
  • Median Salary 2010: 84480
  • Total Employed 2006: 8355
  • Total Employed 2007: 8430
  • Total Employed 2008: 9930
  • Total Employed 2009: 11080
  • Total Employed 2010: 13490

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34456
  • Median Salary 2007: 24211
  • Median Salary 2008: 40934
  • Median Salary 2009: 42255
  • Median Salary 2010: 43576
  • Total Employed 2006: 26590
  • Total Employed 2007: 17680
  • Total Employed 2008: 15870
  • Total Employed 2009: 15160
  • Total Employed 2010: 14605

California vs National Acting Employment

California vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in California: 19.841% (28095)

Acting Schools in California

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1. California State University - Fresno

5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740
(559) 278-4240

California State University-Fresno offers one program in acting and it is near the center of the city. Overall, 20,932 students pursue degrees in 87 Fresno State programs.

2. Sierra College

5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677-3397
(916) 624-3333

Sierra College offers five programs in acting. Out of those, it offers students three acting certificates and two degrees at the associate's level in acting. It is located in the suburbs of Rocklin, California. Overall, 19,986 students pursue degrees in 118 Sierra College programs.

3. Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6600

Chabot College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Hayward, CA. This school offers two programs in acting. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in acting by it and one associate's level acting degree. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

4. Saint Marys College of California

1928 Saint Marys Road
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 631-4000

Saint Marys College of California is located in the suburbs of Moraga, California and St. Marys offers one acting program. This mid-sized school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in acting.

5. Claremont McKenna College

500 E 9th St
Claremont, CA 91711-6400
(909) 621-8000

Claremont McKenna College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1946. This school is in the suburbs of Claremont, California. Claremont offers subjects including sociology and engineering. Students are offered 49 bachelors level degrees and one masters level degree by this school. 1,278 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this school in 2010. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits CMC. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

6. The University of La Verne

1950 Third St
La Verne, CA 91750-4401
(909) 593-3511x4900

The University of La Verne offers one acting program and this school is located in the suburbs of La Verne, California. This school is a 4-year institution.

7. The American Academy of Dramatic Arts - Los Angeles

1336 N La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 464-2777x109

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles offers two acting programs. More specifically, it offers one acting certificate to students and one associate's level acting degree. It is 6.5 miles from the heart of downtown. 188 students pursue degrees in two programs at this school, overall.

8. Gavilan College

5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 848-4800

Gavilan College, which is very close to Gilroy, California, is located in a rural setting. This school offers six programs in acting. Of those, students are offered three acting certificates by it and three degrees at the associate's level in acting. 7,611 students seek degrees in 91 Gavilan College programs, overall.

9. The West Hills College Coalinga

300 Cherry Lane
Coalinga, CA 93210
(559) 934-2000

The West Hills College Coalinga offers three acting programs. More specifically, it offers students two acting certificates and one degree at the associate's level in acting. Overall, 2,856 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this college.

10. California State University - Channel Islands

One University Dr
Camarillo, CA 93012
(805) 437-8400

California State University-Channel Islands is located in Camarillo, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one acting program. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

11. Ohlone Community College

43600 Mission Blvd
Fremont, CA 94539-0390
(510) 659-6000

Ohlone Community College offers four acting programs. Of those, students are offered two certificates in acting by it and two associate's level degrees in acting. This college, which is just a few miles from Fremont, is located in a rural area. 11,979 students seek degrees in 91 programs at this college, overall.

12. The Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre

131 H Street
Blue Lake, CA 95525-0816
(707) 668-5663

The Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre offers two acting programs. Specifically, it offers one acting certificate to students and one acting degree at the master's level. This school, which is very close to Blue Lake, California, is located in a rural setting. It is a 4-year institution.

13. The Feather River Community College District

570 Golden Eagle Ave
Quincy, CA 95971-9124
(530) 283-0202

The Feather River Community College District offers two acting programs. Out of those, this college offers students one certificate in acting and one associate's level acting degree. This community college is located in Quincy, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

14. The University of the Pacific

3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95211-0197
(209) 946-2011

The University of the Pacific, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Stockton, CA and it offers one program in acting. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. It is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering acting programs.

15. Lake Tahoe Community College

One College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-4660

Lake Tahoe Community College offers four programs in acting. Specifically, it offers students two acting certificates and two associate's level acting degrees. It is in South Lake Tahoe, CA. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

16. Victor Valley College

18422 Bear Valley Rd
Victorville, CA 92395-5850
(760) 245-4271x2225

Victor Valley College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Victorville, CA. It offers two acting programs. Out of those, this community college offers students one acting certificate and one associate's level acting degree. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

17. Occidental College

1600 Campus Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90041-3392
(323) 259-2500

Occidental College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Los Angeles, CA and Oxy offers one program in acting. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

18. The University of Redlands

1200 E. Colton Ave
Redlands, CA 92373-0999
(909) 793-2121

The University of Redlands is near the center of the city and Redlands offers one acting program. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

19. The California Institute of the Arts

24700 W McBean Pky
Valencia, CA 91355-2397
(661) 255-1050

The California Institute of the Arts is located in the suburbs of Valencia, California. It offers nine acting programs. Out of those, this college offers students three certificates in acting, three bachelor's level degrees in acting, and three degrees at the master's level in acting. It is a 4-year institution.

20. The San Francisco Art Institute

800 Chestnut St
San Francisco, CA 94133-2299
(415) 771-7020

The San Francisco Art Institute offers three acting programs. Out of those, it offers one acting certificate to students, one bachelor's level degree in acting, and one acting degree at the master's level. This specialized school is near the heart of downtown. It is a 4-year institution.

21. Whittier College

13406 E Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 907-4205

Whittier College is in the suburbs of Whittier, California and it offers one program in acting. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

22. Laney College

900 Fallon St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 834-5740

Laney College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1953. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Oakland, CA. It offers subjects such as business management and math. Students are offered 36 certificates and 32 degrees at the associates level by this college. 12,471 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this college in 2010. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

23. Santa Ana College

1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706-3398
(714) 564-6000

Santa Ana College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1915. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Santa Ana, CA. This college is the 13th biggest institution in the state of California. This community college offers 78 certificates and 71 degrees at the associates level to students. 31,377 students sought degrees from the 85 programs at this big college in 2010. It offers subjects such as graphic design and chemistry. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

24. West Valley College

14000 Fruitvale Ave
Saratoga, CA 95070-5698
(408) 867-2200

West Valley College is located in the suburbs of Saratoga, California. It offers six programs in acting. Out of those, students are offered three certificates in acting by it and three degrees at the associate's level in acting. Overall, 12,245 students pursue degrees in 115 West Valley College programs.

25. Biola University

13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
(562) 903-6000

Biola University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1908. This school is located in the suburbs of La Mirada, California. BU offers students four certificates, 39 degrees at the bachelors level, 15 degrees at the masters level, and four doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 6,113 students sought degrees from the 48 programs at this school. BU offers subjects such as art, counseling, and business management. This school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.

26. Pomona College

550 N College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711-6319
(909) 621-8131

Pomona College offers one program in acting and it is in the suburbs of Claremont, California. 1,560 students pursue degrees in 46 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

27. Pitzer College

1050 North Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711-6101
(909) 621-8000

Pitzer College is in the suburbs of Claremont, California. Pitzer offers three programs in acting. Students are offered three bachelor's level acting degrees by Pitzer. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

28. Sonoma State University

1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
(707) 664-2880

Sonoma State University offers one acting program and it is in the suburbs of Rohnert Park, California. This public school is a public 4-year institution.

29. Mendocino College

1000 Hensley Creek Road
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 468-3235

Founded in 1972, Mendocino College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Ukiah, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college offers 45 certificates and 38 degrees at the associates level to students. 4,571 students pursued degrees from the 45 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects including technology, math, and nursing. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

30. The College of the Siskiyous

800 College Ave
Weed, CA 96094-2899
(530) 938-5555

Founded in 1957, the College of the Siskiyous is a public 2-year institution. It is in Weed, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers subjects including science and math. This college offers students 39 certificates and 38 associates level degrees. 2,732 students sought degrees from the 40 programs at this community college in 2010. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

31. Rio Hondo College

3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601-1616
(562) 692-0921

Rio Hondo College is in the suburbs of Whittier, California. This school offers two acting programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in acting by it and one degree at the associate's level in acting. This large school is a public 2-year institution.

32. Westmont College

955 La Paz Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1089
(805) 565-6000

Westmont College is located in the suburbs of Santa Barbara, California and this school offers one program in acting. It is a 4-year institution.

33. The American Conservatory Theater

30 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA 94108-5834
(415) 834-3200

The American Conservatory Theater, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in San Francisco, CA. A.C.T offers two acting programs. More specifically, A.C.T offers students one acting certificate and one master's level acting degree. This school is a 4-year institution.

34. Coastline Community College

11460 Warner Ave.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708-2597
(714) 546-7600

Coastline Community College, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Fountain Valley, CA. It offers two acting programs. Out of those, it offers one acting certificate to students and one associate's level acting degree. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

35. California State University - San Marcos

333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
(760) 750-4000

California State University-San Marcos offers one acting program and CSUSM, which is very close to San Marcos, California, is located in a rural area. CSUSM is a public 4-year institution.

36. Scripps College

1030 North Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711-3905
(909) 621-8149

Scripps College offers one acting program and it is in the suburbs of Claremont, California. It is the only school which requires freshmen to live on campus in California.

37. Glendale Community College

1500 N Verdugo Rd
Glendale, CA 91208-2894
(818) 240-1000

Glendale Community College offers two programs in acting. More specifically, it offers one acting certificate to students and one associate's level acting degree. This college is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown. This public college is a public 2-year institution.

38. California State University - San Bernardino

5500 University Pky
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
(909) 537-5000

California State University-San Bernardino is 5.3 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two acting programs. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level acting degree and one acting degree at the master's level. It is one of 28 research universities in California.

39. Concordia University - Irvine

1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612-3203
(949) 854-8002

Concordia University-Irvine offers one program in acting and it is near the heart of downtown. CUI is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

40. Diablo Valley College

321 Golf Club Rd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 685-1230

Diablo Valley College is located in the suburbs of Pleasant Hill, California. This college offers two acting programs. More specifically, this public college offers students one certificate in acting and one associate's level degree in acting. Overall, 20,703 students seek degrees in 109 programs at this college.

41. Crafton Hills College

11711 Sand Canyon Road
Yucaipa, CA 92399-1799
(909) 794-2161

Crafton Hills College offers four acting programs. More specifically, students are offered two acting certificates by this college and two acting degrees at the associate's level. This college, which is very close to Yucaipa, California, is located in a rural area. Overall, 6,108 students seek degrees in 84 Crafton Hills College programs.

42. Sacramento City College

3835 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822-1386
(916) 558-2111

Sacramento City College is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers six acting programs. Of those, students are offered three acting certificates by this community college and three acting degrees at the associate's level. Overall, 25,039 students seek degrees in 145 programs at this community college. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of California offering acting.

43. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604

San Diego Mesa College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1964. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in San Diego, CA. It offers subjects including language and history. Students are offered 74 certificates and 71 associates level degrees by this community college. In 2010, 25,972 students sought degrees from the 74 programs at this college. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this college. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

44. The College of Marin

835 College Ave
Kentfield, CA 94904-2590
(415) 457-8811

Founded in 1926, the College of Marin is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in the suburbs of Kentfield, California. This community college offers subjects such as sports psychology and law. It offers 55 certificates and 55 degrees at the associates level to students. 7,353 students sought degrees from the 56 programs at this mid-sized college in 2010. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this community college. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

45. The College of the Canyons

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899
(661) 259-7800

The College of the Canyons is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1969. It is located in the suburbs of Santa Clarita, California. It offers students 56 certificates and 51 associates level degrees. 23,332 students sought degrees from the 56 programs at this public school in 2010. It offers subjects including computer networking and criminal justice. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

46. Yuba College

2088 N Beale Rd
Marysville, CA 95901
(530) 741-6700

Yuba College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1911. This college is located in the suburbs of Marysville, California. This college offers subjects such as criminal justice and veterinary medicine. This college offers 46 certificates and 47 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 7,634 students sought degrees from the 49 programs at this college. This community college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

47. Grossmont College

8800 Grossmont College Dr
El Cajon, CA 92020-1799
(619) 644-7000

Grossmont College offers six acting programs. More specifically, it offers students three acting certificates and three associate's level acting degrees. It is in the suburbs of El Cajon, California. It is a public 2-year institution.

48. Monterey Peninsula College

980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940-4799
(831) 646-4000

Monterey Peninsula College is in the suburbs of Monterey, California. This college offers six programs in acting. Out of those, this college offers students three certificates in acting and three degrees at the associate's level in acting. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

49. California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 869-7659

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona is 4.0 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one acting program. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

50. California State University - Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
(661) 654-2782

California State University-Bakersfield is 4.9 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in acting. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

51. Fresno City College

1101 E. University Ave
Fresno, CA 93741
(559) 442-4600

Fresno City College is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers five acting programs. Of those, this large college offers students three acting certificates and two associate's level degrees in acting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

52. Loyola Marymount University

One Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
(310) 338-2700

Loyola Marymount University is near Los Angeles, CA. This school offers three acting programs. Specifically, this school offers two bachelor's level acting degrees to students and one master's level degree in acting. LMU is the seventh biggest institution in the state of California offering acting in terms of programs.

53. Chaffey College

5885 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002
(909) 987-1737

Chaffey College offers four acting programs. Specifically, it offers two certificates in acting to students and two associate's level acting degrees. It is located in the suburbs of Rancho Cucamonga, California. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering acting programs.

54. The College of the Desert

43-500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 346-8041

The College of the Desert is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1958. This college, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Palm Desert, CA. This college offers students 63 certificates and 61 degrees at the associates level. 9,993 students pursued degrees from the 64 programs at this college in 2010. This college offers subjects including allied health and business administration. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

55. Reedley College

995 N Reed Ave
Reedley, CA 93654
(559) 638-3641

Reedley College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1926. It is in Reedley, CA. This large school offers 46 certificates and 43 degrees at the associates level to students. 14,919 students sought degrees from the 46 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including information technology, computer programming, and liberal arts. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

56. West Los Angeles College

9000 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230-3519
(310) 287-4200

West Los Angeles College is located in the suburbs of Culver City, California and this college offers one program in acting. 11,915 students pursue degrees in 98 West Los Angeles College programs, overall.

57. Ventura College

4667 Telegraph Rd
Ventura, CA 93003-3872
(805) 654-6400

Ventura College is located in the center of Ventura. This college offers two programs in acting. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in acting by it and one associate's level degree in acting. It is a public 2-year institution.

58. The El Camino Community College District

16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506
(310) 532-3670

The El Camino Community College District offers three acting programs. Specifically, it offers two certificates in acting to students and one associate's level acting degree. It is in the suburbs of Torrance, California. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

59. Golden West College

15744 Goldenwest St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647-2710
(714) 892-7711

Golden West College offers four programs in acting. Specifically, students are offered two acting certificates by it and two associate's level acting degrees. This college is in the suburbs of Huntington Beach, California. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

60. The University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 260-4600

The University of San Diego is near the center of the city. USD offers two programs in acting. Of those, this mid-sized school offers students one bachelor's level degree in acting and one master's level acting degree. 8,201 students seek degrees in 78 programs at this school, overall.

61. East Los Angeles College

1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754-6099
(323) 265-8650

Founded in 1945, East Los Angeles College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Monterey Park, CA. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of California. This community college offers 51 certificates and 38 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 35,100 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this community college. It offers subjects such as design, business administration, and human services. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

62. Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263
(310) 506-4000

Pepperdine University is located in the suburbs of Malibu, California. It offers three acting programs. It offers three degrees at the bachelor's level in acting to students. Overall, 7,604 students seek degrees in 79 programs at Pepperdine. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering acting in terms of programs.

63. The University of California - Berkeley

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-6000

The University of California-Berkeley is near the center of the city. This university offers three programs in acting. More specifically, this university offers students one bachelor's level degree in acting, one master's level acting degree, and one doctorate level degree in acting. This research university is one of 28 research universities in California.

64. Chapman University

One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 997-6815

Chapman University offers four programs in acting. More specifically, Chapman offers students three bachelor's level degrees in acting and one master's level acting degree. It is located in the center of Orange.

65. Merced College

3600 M St
Merced, CA 95348-2898
(209) 384-6000

Founded in 1962, Merced College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Merced, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 75 certificates and 76 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 11,086 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this college. This college offers subjects such as radiology technology and history. This community college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

66. Humboldt State University

1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
(707) 826-3011

Humboldt State University offers two programs in acting. Of those, it offers students one acting degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level acting degree. This school is located in Arcata, CA. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

67. Notre Dame de Namur University

1500 Ralston Ave
Belmont, CA 94002-1908
(650) 508-3500

Notre Dame de Namur University is located in the suburbs of Belmont, California and it offers one acting program. 1,790 students seek degrees in 49 Notre Dame de Namur University programs, overall.

68. The University of California - Irvine

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
(949) 824-5011

The University of California-Irvine is 3.7 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers five programs in acting. More specifically, Irvine offers students one acting degree at the bachelor's level, two master's level degrees in acting, and two doctorate level degrees in acting. UC Irvine is a public, 4-year, research institution.

69. California State University - Chico

First and Normal Sts
Chico, CA 95929-0150
(530) 898-6116

California State University-Chico offers two programs in acting. Students are offered two acting degrees at the bachelor's level by Cal State-Chico. It is 0.5 miles from the center of the city. 15,989 students seek degrees in 95 programs at this public school, overall. In terms of programs, Chico State is the seventh largest institution in the state of California offering acting.

70. California State University - Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
(657) 278-2011

California State University-Fullerton offers two programs in acting. Of those, CSUF offers one degree at the bachelor's level in acting to students and one master's level degree in acting. It is 2.3 miles from the center of the city. CSU Fullerton is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

71. Citrus College

1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora, CA 91741-1899
(626) 963-0323

Citrus College is in the suburbs of Glendora, California. This college offers two programs in acting. Specifically, students are offered one acting certificate by this public college and one degree at the associate's level in acting. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

72. Los Angeles City College

855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 953-4000

Los Angeles City College is 3.7 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers four programs in acting. Of those, this public college offers students two acting certificates and two degrees at the associate's level in acting. It is a public 2-year institution.

73. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1948. This college, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. Students are offered 79 certificates and 88 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 24,239 students sought degrees from the 96 programs at this college. It offers subjects including biology and radiology technology. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this public college. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

74. American River College

4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
(916) 484-8011

American River College offers six programs in acting. More specifically, this college offers three certificates in acting to students and three degrees at the associate's level in acting. This public college is in the suburbs of Sacramento, California. Overall, 33,440 students pursue degrees in 165 American River College programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of California offering acting.

75. Fresno Pacific University

1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709
(559) 453-2000

Founded in 1944, Fresno Pacific University is a 4-year institution. Fresno Pacific, which is near the center of the city, is in Fresno, CA. This school offers two certificates, one degree at the associates level, 65 bachelors level degrees, and 18 masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 3,356 students pursued degrees from the 80 programs at Fresno Pacific. Fresno Pacific offers subjects such as sports management and accounting. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits this school.

76. Modesto Junior College

435 College Ave
Modesto, CA 95350-5800
(209) 575-6550

Modesto Junior College is near the heart of downtown. It offers five acting programs. More specifically, it offers three certificates in acting to students and two associate's level degrees in acting. This public school is a public 2-year institution.

77. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University, which is near the center of the city, is in San Diego, CA and this school offers one acting program. This school is a 4-year institution.

78. San Diego City College

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3400

San Diego City College offers two programs in acting. Out of those, this college offers students one acting certificate and one acting degree at the associate's level. It is located in the center of San Diego. It is a public 2-year institution.

79. Santa Monica College

1900 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628
(310) 434-4000

Santa Monica College offers two programs in acting. More specifically, it offers students one acting certificate and one associate's level acting degree. This college is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of California.

80. Southwestern College

900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910-7299
(619) 482-6550

Southwestern College is located in the suburbs of Chula Vista, California. It offers two programs in acting. Out of those, students are offered one acting certificate by it and one acting degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

81. De Anza College

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 864-5678

De Anza College, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Cupertino, CA. It offers two acting programs. Specifically, this college offers students one certificate in acting and one degree at the associate's level in acting. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

82. Napa Valley College

2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy
Napa, CA 94558-6236
(707) 253-3000

Founded in 1942, Napa Valley College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Napa, CA. It offers 37 certificates and 34 degrees at the associates level to students. 6,350 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this community college in 2010. It offers subjects such as mental health and advanced nursing. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

83. Cabrillo College

6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 479-6100

Cabrillo College offers two programs in acting. Out of those, it offers one acting certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in acting. This college is in the suburbs of Aptos, California. It is a public 2-year institution.

84. Los Angeles Southwest College

1600 W Imperial Hwy.
Los Angeles, CA 90047-4899
(323) 241-5225

Los Angeles Southwest College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1967. It is located in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California. This mid-sized school offers 36 certificates and 35 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 7,591 students sought degrees from the 36 programs at this school. It offers subjects including drafting, political science, and counseling. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

85. Solano Community College

4000 Suisun Valley Rd
Fairfield, CA 94534-3197
(707) 864-7000

Solano Community College, which is only a few miles from Fairfield, is located in a rural area. It offers four programs in acting. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in acting by it and two associate's level degrees in acting. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

86. The University of California - Davis

One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8678
(530) 752-1011

The University of California-Davis is in the suburbs of Davis, California. It offers five programs in acting. Out of those, UCD offers two bachelor's level degrees in acting to students, one acting degree at the master's level, and two doctorate level acting degrees. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. In terms of programs, this university is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering acting.

87. The University of California - Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
(805) 893-8000

The University of California-Santa Barbara offers three acting programs. Out of those, UCSB offers one bachelor's level acting degree to students, one degree at the master's level in acting, and one degree at the doctorate level in acting. This university is located in the suburbs of Santa Barbara, California. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

88. Allan Hancock College

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
(805) 922-6966

Allan Hancock College offers two programs in acting. Students are offered two certificates in acting by this college. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Santa Maria, CA. It is a public 2-year institution.

89. California State University - East Bay

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542
(510) 885-3000

California State University-East Bay, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Hayward, CA and Cal State East Bay offers one acting program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

90. Cerritos College

11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650-6298
(562) 860-2451

Founded in 1955, Cerritos College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in the suburbs of Norwalk, California. This community college offers 103 certificates and 103 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 22,142 students sought degrees from the 103 programs at this community college. This college offers subjects such as design and human services. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

91. Long Beach City College

4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90808-1706
(562) 938-4111

Long Beach City College offers six programs in acting. Specifically, it offers three acting certificates to students and three acting degrees at the associate's level. It is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

92. California State University - Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St
Carson, CA 90747-0005
(310) 243-3300

California State University-Dominguez Hills offers one program in acting and CSU Dominguez Hills, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Carson, CA. CSUDH is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

93. The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

1499 N. State S.
San Jacinto, CA 92583-2399
(951) 487-6752

The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District offers four acting programs. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in acting by it and two associate's level degrees in acting. It is in the suburbs of San Jacinto, California. 16,108 students pursue degrees in 89 Mt. San Jacinto Community College District programs, overall.

94. Saddleback College

28000 Marguerite Pky
Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3635
(949) 582-4500

Saddleback College is located in the suburbs of Mission Viejo, California. This college offers four acting programs. Specifically, students are offered two acting certificates by this college and two degrees at the associate's level in acting. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

95. San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

San Jose State University offers three programs in acting. Specifically, it offers two bachelor's level degrees in acting to students and one master's level degree in acting. This university is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 29,076 students pursue degrees in 136 San Jose State programs. In terms of programs, San Jose State is the tenth biggest institution in the state of California offering acting.

96. Irvine Valley College

5500 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618-0301
(949) 451-5100

Irvine Valley College offers six acting programs. Specifically, it offers students three certificates in acting and three degrees at the associate's level in acting. This community college is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

97. Pasadena City College

1570 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106-2003
(626) 585-7123

Pasadena City College is near the heart of downtown. It offers four programs in acting. Out of those, it offers two certificates in acting to students and two degrees at the associate's level in acting. It is a public 2-year institution.

98. California State University - Stanislaus

One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382-0299
(209) 667-3122

California State University-Stanislaus is located in the suburbs of Turlock, California and it offers one acting program. Overall, 8,305 students seek degrees in 44 programs at this university.

99. Fullerton College

321 E Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832-2095
(714) 992-7000

Fullerton College is in the center of Fullerton. This college offers three acting programs. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in acting by it and one degree at the associate's level in acting. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

100. San Jose City College

2100 Moorpark Ave
San Jose, CA 95128-2798
(408) 298-2181

San Jose City College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1921. This college, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in San Jose, CA. It offers 48 certificates and 46 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 11,120 students sought degrees from the 48 programs at this public college. It offers subjects including criminal justice, communications, and web development. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.