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Acting Schools in Indiana

There are 29 schools in the state of Indiana offering acting programs. 377 students graduated from programs at Indiana acting schools in 2010. 339 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 36 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 515 students graduate from acting programs in Indiana every year. This accounts for 2% of acting students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 339 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in acting, 36 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

29 acting schools are in Indiana. And out of these, 20 schools are private, while nine schools are public. While tuition at a private acting school varies from $15,990 to $39,919, public acting school tuition varies from $5,740 to $9,070.

Average tuition for programs in acting is $19,160. While the lowest tuition in Indiana, which is $5,740 per year, is at the University of Southern Indiana, the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $39,919 every year, is at the University of Notre Dame.

Indiana acting schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Acting Program Completions in Indiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 515 students graduate from acting programs in Indiana every year. This accounts for 2% of acting students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 339 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in acting, 36 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

Acting Program Completions in Indiana 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 320
  • Bachelor 2007: 318
  • Bachelor 2008: 618
  • Bachelor 2009: 325
  • Bachelor 2010: 339
  • Master 2006: 18
  • Master 2007: 26
  • Master 2008: 36
  • Master 2009: 25
  • Master 2010: 36
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 2
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Acting Program Availability in Indiana

Schools in Indiana offer a total of 35 acting programs. Of these programs, about 88.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Acting Program Availability in Indiana

  • Bachelor: 31
  • Master: 3
  • 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: 32280
  • 25th Percentile: 42630
  • Median: 56260
  • 75th Percentile: 72560
  • 90th Percentile: 101880

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16890
  • 25th Percentile: 19989
  • Median: 23338
  • 75th Percentile: 26603
  • 90th Percentile: 36171

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: 47260
  • Median Salary 2007: 52160
  • Median Salary 2008: 52120
  • Median Salary 2009: 53580
  • Median Salary 2010: 56260
  • Total Employed 2006: 1460
  • Total Employed 2007: 1430
  • Total Employed 2008: 1580
  • Total Employed 2009: 1580
  • Total Employed 2010: 1950

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34471
  • Median Salary 2007: 23546
  • Median Salary 2008: 22901
  • Median Salary 2009: 23899
  • Median Salary 2010: 23338
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 400
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Indiana vs National Acting Employment

Indiana vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Indiana: 1.674% (2370)

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1. Earlham College

801 National Rd West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095
(765) 983-1200

Earlham College is in town of Richmond, Indiana and it offers one acting program. Earlham is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Indiana. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering acting in terms of programs.

2. DePauw University

313 S Locust St
Greencastle, IN 46135-1772
(765) 658-4800

DePauw University is in town of Greencastle, Indiana and it offers one acting program. Depaw is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Indiana.

3. Goshen College

1700 S Main St
Goshen, IN 46526-4794
(574) 535-7000

Goshen College is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown and GC offers one acting program. 926 students seek degrees in 40 Goshen programs, overall.

4. Indiana University - Northwest

3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408-1197
(219) 980-6500

Indiana University-Northwest offers one acting program and IUN, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Gary, IN. It is one of 32 public post-secondary institutions in Indiana.

5. Saint Mary's College

Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, IN 46556
(574) 284-4000

Saint Mary's College is located in the suburbs of Notre Dame, Indiana and it offers one program in acting. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Indiana.

6. Saint Josephs College

US Highway 231
Rensselaer, IN 47978
(219) 866-6000

Saint Josephs College, which is just a few miles from Rensselaer, is in a rural setting and this school offers one acting program.

7. Bethel College - Mishawaka

1001 Bethel Circle
Mishawaka, IN 46545-5591
(574) 807-7000

Bethel College-Mishawaka is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one acting program. It is a 4-year institution.

8. Hanover College

359 LaGrange Road
Hanover, IN 47243
(812) 866-7000

Hanover College offers one program in acting. It is a 4-year institution.

9. Wabash College

301 West Wabash Avenue
Crawfordsville, IN 47933-0352
(765) 361-6100

Wabash College offers one acting program and this school is in town of Crawfordsville, Indiana. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Indiana.

10. Franklin College

101 Branigin Blvd
Franklin, IN 46131-2623
(317) 738-8000

Franklin College is located in the suburbs of Franklin, Indiana and FC offers one program in acting. This liberal arts college is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Indiana. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Indiana offering acting programs.

11. Ball State University

2000 University Ave
Muncie, IN 47306
(765) 289-1241

Ball State University offers one acting program and BSU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Muncie, IN. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

12. Indiana University-Purdue University - Fort Wayne

2101 E Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
(260) 481-6100

Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one acting program. Overall, 14,192 students pursue degrees in 115 programs at this university.

13. Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis

425 University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5143
(317) 274-5555

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown and IUPUI offers one program in acting. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Indiana. It is the third largest institution in the state of Indiana offering acting.

14. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

St Hwy 150
St. Mary-Of-The-Woods, IN 47876-1099
(812) 535-5151

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is located in the suburbs of St. Mary-Of-The-Woods, Indiana and it offers one program in acting. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Indiana.

15. Vincennes University

1002 N First St
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 888-8888

Founded in 1801, Vincennes University is a public 4-year institution. It is in town of Vincennes, Indiana. It is the oldest the sixth biggest institution in the state of Indiana. This public school offers subjects such as visual communications, advanced nursing, and healthcare. This school offers 43 certificates, 133 associates level degrees, and seven degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 16,595 students sought degrees from the 162 programs at VU. VU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 32 public post-secondary institutions in Indiana.

16. Valparaiso University

US Highway 30 and Sturdy Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 464-5000

Valparaiso University is located in the suburbs of Valparaiso, Indiana and this university offers one acting program. Overall, 4,056 students seek degrees in 114 Valpo programs.

17. Indiana University - Bloomington

107 South Indiana Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7000
(812) 855-4848

Indiana University-Bloomington is in the center of Bloomington. Indiana offers four programs in acting. Out of those, it offers two bachelor's level acting degrees to students, one master's level degree in acting, and one doctorate level degree in acting. This university is one of 10 research universities in Indiana. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Indiana offering acting programs.

18. Indiana State University

210 N 7th St
Terre Haute, IN 47809
(812) 237-6311

Indiana State University is in the center of Terre Haute and this university offers one acting program. 11,494 students pursue degrees in 129 ISU programs, overall.

19. The University of Evansville

1800 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville, IN 47722
(812) 488-2000

The University of Evansville is 2.2 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two acting programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in acting by UE. Overall, 2,869 students seek degrees in 86 UE programs.

20. Taylor University

236 W Reade Ave
Upland, IN 46989-1001
(765) 998-2751

Taylor University is located in town of Upland, Indiana and this school offers one acting program. 2,589 students seek degrees in 75 programs at this school, overall.

21. The University of Southern Indiana

8600 University Blvd
Evansville, IN 47712
(812) 464-8600

The University of Southern Indiana is in the suburbs of Evansville, Indiana and it offers one program in acting. 10,702 students pursue degrees in 74 programs at this university, overall.

22. Oakland City University

138 N Lucretia St
Oakland City, IN 47660-1099
(812) 749-4781x404

Oakland City University offers one acting program. It is a 4-year institution.

23. The University of Indianapolis

1400 E Hanna Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46227-3697
(317) 788-3368

The University of Indianapolis offers one program in acting and this school is near the heart of downtown. This school is a 4-year institution.

24. Huntington University

2303 College Ave
Huntington, IN 46750
(260) 356-6000

Huntington University offers two programs in acting. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in acting by it. It is the biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering acting in terms of programs.

25. Indiana Wesleyan University

4201 S Washington St
Marion, IN 46953-4974
(765) 674-6901

Indiana Wesleyan University is in town of Marion, Indiana and IWU offers one acting program. Overall, 15,953 students seek degrees in 144 programs at this school.

26. Butler University

4600 Sunset Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-8000

Butler University, which is 4.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Indianapolis, IN and it offers one program in acting. It is a 4-year institution.

27. The University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
(574) 631-5000

The University of Notre Dame offers one program in acting and ND is in the suburbs of Notre Dame, Indiana. It is one of 10 research universities in Indiana.

28. Indiana University - South Bend

1700 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN 46634-7111
(574) 520-4872

Indiana University-South Bend offers one program in acting and IU South Bend is near the heart of downtown. IU South Bend is one of 32 public post-secondary institutions in Indiana.

29. Purdue University - Main

Hovde Hall of Administration
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040
(765) 494-4600

Purdue University-Main is in the suburbs of West Lafayette, Indiana. This university offers two acting programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level acting degree by this large university and one master's level acting degree. This university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Indiana.

30. Anderson University

1100 E 5th St
Anderson, IN 46012-3495
(765) 649-9071

Anderson University is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown and AU offers one program in acting. This small school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering acting.

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