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Acting Schools in Colorado

There are 14 Colorado schools offering acting programs. 253 students graduated from programs at Colorado acting schools in 2010. 219 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 21 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 362 students graduate from acting programs in Colorado every year. This accounts for 1% of acting students who US schools graduate. Out of those, eight students graduated with acting certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, 219 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 21 with a degree at the master's level, and three with a doctorate level degree.

14 acting schools are located in Colorado. Of these, ten schools are public, while four schools are private. While tuition at a private acting school varies from $25,100 to $38,898, public acting school tuition varies from $4,093 to $8,511.

Average tuition for acting programs is $15,406. The lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $4,093 every year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver, while the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $38,898 each year, is at Colorado College.

Acting schools in Colorado offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Acting Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 362 students graduate from acting programs in Colorado every year. This accounts for 1% of acting students who US schools graduate. Out of those, eight students graduated with acting certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, 219 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 21 with a degree at the master's level, and three with a doctorate level degree.

Acting Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 6
  • Certificate 2009: 5
  • Certificate 2010: 8
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 209
  • Bachelor 2007: 210
  • Bachelor 2008: 408
  • Bachelor 2009: 182
  • Bachelor 2010: 219
  • Master 2006: 26
  • Master 2007: 27
  • Master 2008: 48
  • Master 2009: 36
  • Master 2010: 21
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 6
  • Doctorate 2008: 8
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Acting Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of 17 acting programs. Of these programs, about 76.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Acting Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 13
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

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: 28730
  • 25th Percentile: 41880
  • Median: 50950
  • 75th Percentile: 67930
  • 90th Percentile: 85120

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15808
  • 25th Percentile: 17763
  • Median: 30701
  • 75th Percentile: 53976
  • 90th Percentile: 69597

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: 48510
  • Median Salary 2007: 48380
  • Median Salary 2008: 48270
  • Median Salary 2009: 49470
  • Median Salary 2010: 50950
  • Total Employed 2006: 1520
  • Total Employed 2007: 1320
  • Total Employed 2008: 1450
  • Total Employed 2009: 1590
  • Total Employed 2010: 1510

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34463
  • Median Salary 2007: 25958
  • Median Salary 2008: 24149
  • Median Salary 2009: 30826
  • Median Salary 2010: 30701
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Colorado vs National Acting Employment

Colorado vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.243% (1760)

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1. Naropa University

2130 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302-6697
(303) 444-0202

Naropa University offers two acting programs. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in acting and one master's level degree in acting. It is in the center of Boulder. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering acting.

2. Adams State College

208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, CO 81102
(719) 587-7011

Adams State College offers one acting program and this school is in town of Alamosa, Colorado. ASC is a public 4-year institution. ASC is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering acting programs.

3. Colorado College

14. E Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 389-6000

Colorado College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Colorado Springs, CO and CCU offers one acting program. 2,091 students seek degrees in 45 CCU programs, overall.

4. Fort Lewis College

1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301-3999
(970) 247-7010

Fort Lewis College is in town of Durango, Colorado and it offers one acting program. Overall, 3,853 students seek degrees in 32 programs at this school. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering acting.

5. Red Rocks Community College

13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
(303) 914-6600

Red Rocks Community College is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. This college offers two programs in acting. Specifically, students are offered one acting certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in acting. Overall, 9,826 students seek degrees in 76 programs at this college. This college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

6. The University of Denver

2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-2000

The University of Denver is near the heart of downtown and this university offers one acting program. Overall, 11,842 students seek degrees in 176 DU programs. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in acting.

7. Regis University

3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221-1099
(800) 388-2366x2111

Regis University offers one program in acting and this school, which is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Denver, CO. 11,069 students seek degrees in 77 Regis University programs, overall. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in acting.

8. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
(970) 491-1101

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is near the heart of downtown and this university offers one program in acting. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in acting.

9. Metropolitan State College of Denver

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-3058

Metropolitan State College of Denver is near the center of the city and it offers one acting program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering acting in terms of programs.

10. The University of Colorado Boulder

Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309-0017
(303) 492-1411

The University of Colorado Boulder offers two acting programs. Of those, it offers one acting degree at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the doctorate level in acting. CU is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in acting.

11. The University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO 80217-3364
(303) 556-5600

The University of Colorado Denver is 2.6 miles from the center of the city and UCD offers one acting program. Overall, 24,108 students pursue degrees in 119 UC Denver programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of Colorado offering acting.

12. Mesa State College

1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122
(970) 248-1020

Mesa State College, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Grand Junction, CO and this school offers one program in acting. Colorado Mesa is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, Colorado Mesa ranks ninth in the state of Colorado.

13. The University of Northern Colorado

Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1890

The University of Northern Colorado, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Greeley, CO and this university offers one acting program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UNC is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering acting.

14. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 255-3000

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is near the center of the city and UCCS offers one program in acting. UCCS is a public 4-year institution. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering acting.