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Acting Schools in Georgia

There are 27 Georgia schools offering acting programs. 290 students graduated with degrees from Georgia acting schools in 2010. 273 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 13 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 366 students graduate from acting programs in Georgia per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from acting programs. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in acting, 273 with a bachelor's level degree, and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

27 acting schools are in Georgia. And of these, while 16 schools are private, 11 schools are public. Private acting school tuition varies from $17,070 to $39,158, while public acting school tuition varies from $4,454 to $8,736.

Average tuition for programs in acting is $16,008. While the lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $4,454 every year, is at Armstrong Atlantic State University, the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $39,158 each year, is at Emory University.

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

Acting Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 366 students graduate from acting programs in Georgia per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from acting programs. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in acting, 273 with a bachelor's level degree, and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

Acting Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Bachelor 2006: 228
  • Bachelor 2007: 205
  • Bachelor 2008: 419
  • Bachelor 2009: 266
  • Bachelor 2010: 273
  • Master 2006: 6
  • Master 2007: 11
  • Master 2008: 22
  • Master 2009: 22
  • Master 2010: 13
  • Doctorate 2006: 1
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 1
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Acting Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 41 programs in acting. Of these programs, 85.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Acting Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 35
  • Master: 4
  • 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: 34280
  • 25th Percentile: 42430
  • Median: 56380
  • 75th Percentile: 72580
  • 90th Percentile: 89570

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30020
  • 25th Percentile: 35320
  • Median: 41550
  • 75th Percentile: 47780
  • 90th Percentile: 54945

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: 49830
  • Median Salary 2007: 51420
  • Median Salary 2008: 53590
  • Median Salary 2009: 54360
  • Median Salary 2010: 56380
  • Total Employed 2006: 1690
  • Total Employed 2007: 2070
  • Total Employed 2008: 2260
  • Total Employed 2009: 2510
  • Total Employed 2010: 2220

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34406
  • Median Salary 2007: 42890
  • Median Salary 2008: 40290
  • Median Salary 2009: 41130
  • Median Salary 2010: 41550
  • Total Employed 2006: 1010
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1300
  • Total Employed 2009: 950
  • Total Employed 2010: 680

Georgia vs National Acting Employment

Georgia vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.048% (2900)

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1. Morehouse College

830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 681-2800

Morehouse College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Atlanta, GA and it offers one acting program. 2,586 students pursue degrees in 26 programs at this school, overall.

2. Shorter University

315 Shorter Ave
Rome, GA 30165
(706) 291-2121

Shorter University offers one acting program and Shorter, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Rome, GA. 1,555 students seek degrees in 33 programs at Shorter, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering acting programs.

3. Agnes Scott College

141 E. College Ave
Decatur, GA 30030-3797
(404) 471-6000

Agnes Scott College is located in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and this school offers one program in acting. This very small school is a 4-year institution.

4. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Savannah, GA and this school offers one program in acting. AASU is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

5. Brewton-Parker College

201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle
Mount Vernon, GA 30445
(912) 583-2241

Brewton-Parker College is located in Mount Vernon, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in acting. It is a 4-year institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering acting in terms of programs.

6. Oglethorpe University

4484 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-2797
(404) 261-1441

Oglethorpe University is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and this school offers one acting program. Overall, 1,155 students pursue degrees in 27 programs at Oglethorpe.

7. Spelman College

350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
(404) 681-3643

Spelman College offers two programs in acting. It offers students two bachelor's level acting degrees. Spelman, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Atlanta, GA. Spelman is a historically black 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering acting.

8. Covenant College

14049 Scenic Highway
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750-4164
(706) 820-1560

Covenant College offers one program in acting and it is located in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

9. Piedmont College

165 Central Ave
Demorest, GA 30535-0010
(706) 778-3000

Piedmont College offers one program in acting and this school, which is very close to Demorest, Georgia, is located in a rural area. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

10. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia is located in town of Carrollton, Georgia and UWG offers one program in acting. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering acting.

11. Savannah State University

3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404-5310
(912) 358-4778

Savannah State University offers one acting program and it is in the suburbs of Savannah, Georgia. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

12. Andrew College

501College St
Cuthbert, GA 39840-5550
(229) 732-2171

Founded in 1854, Andrew College is a 2-year institution. This school is located in town of Cuthbert, Georgia. It offers subjects including business, biology, and history. Students are offered 27 degrees at the associates level by this school. In 2010, 273 students sought degrees from the 27 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

13. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia offers three programs in acting. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level acting degree by this university, one master's level acting degree, and one doctorate level degree in acting. UGA, which is near the center of the city, is located in Athens, GA. Overall, 34,677 students pursue degrees in 320 UGA programs. UGA is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering acting.

14. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University is located in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia and KSU offers one acting program. 23,452 students seek degrees in 67 programs at Kennesaw, overall. In terms of enrollment, KSU ranks second in the state of Georgia.

15. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University offers three programs in acting. This school offers three bachelor's level acting degrees to students. Brenau is in the center of Gainesville. It is a 4-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering acting in terms of programs.

16. LaGrange College

601 Broad St.
Lagrange, GA 30240-2999
(706) 880-8000

LaGrange College offers two acting programs. It offers two bachelor's level acting degrees to students. This very small school is in Lagrange, GA. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering acting in terms of programs.

17. Paine College

1235 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901-3182
(706) 821-8200

Paine College is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1882. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Augusta, GA. This very small school offers subjects such as counseling and business. Students are offered 31 degrees at the bachelors level by this school. 925 students sought degrees from the 31 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

18. Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd
Macon, GA 31210-4462
(478) 477-1110

Wesleyan College offers one acting program and Wesleyan, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA. Overall, 690 students seek degrees in 45 programs at this school.

19. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University is near the center of the city and it offers one acting program. In terms of programs, CAU is the tenth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering acting.

20. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Macon, GA and it offers one program in acting. Mercer is a 4-year research institution.

21. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Is located in Milledgeville, GA and it offers one program in acting. 6,737 students seek degrees in 63 programs at this school, overall.

22. Columbus State University

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800

Columbus State University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one acting program. This school is a public 4-year institution.

23. Georgia Southwestern State University

800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709-4693
(229) 928-1279

Georgia Southwestern State University is located in town of Americus, Georgia and it offers one program in acting. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

24. Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
(706) 232-5374

Berry College offers two programs in acting. It offers students two bachelor's level acting degrees. It is in Mount Berry, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Berry is a 4-year institution.

25. Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
(678) 466-4000

Clayton State University is located in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia and Claton State offers one program in acting. Claton State is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

26. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University offers one acting program and it is located in Statesboro, GA. It is a public 4-year institution.

27. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Emory offers two programs in acting. It offers two bachelor's level acting degrees to students. It is a 4-year research institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in acting.

28. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University offers one program in acting and VSU is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a public 4-year institution.

29. The Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31402-3146
(912) 525-5000

The Savannah College of Art and Design is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers seven acting programs. Out of those, students are offered one acting certificate by SCAD, three bachelor's level degrees in acting, and three degrees at the master's level in acting. This college is a 4-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering acting in terms of programs.

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