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Acting Schools in Kansas

There are 19 schools in the state of Kansas offering acting programs. In 2010, 148 students graduated with degrees from Kansas acting schools. 101 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 29 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

258 students graduate from acting programs in Kansas, on average, each year. Out of those, 29 students graduated with an associate's level acting degree, 101 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 15 with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

19 acting schools are in this midwestern state. And of these, while ten schools are public, nine schools are private. Tuition at a private acting school varies from $19,000 to $22,280, while tuition at a public acting school varies from $4,636 to $8,733.

Average tuition for programs in acting is $12,939. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,636 every year, is at Emporia State University, while the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $22,280 each year, is at Baker University.

Kansas schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing acting.

Acting Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

258 students graduate from acting programs in Kansas, on average, each year. Out of those, 29 students graduated with an associate's level acting degree, 101 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 15 with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

Acting Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 20
  • Associate 2007: 20
  • Associate 2008: 26
  • Associate 2009: 26
  • Associate 2010: 29
  • Bachelor 2006: 129
  • Bachelor 2007: 152
  • Bachelor 2008: 330
  • Bachelor 2009: 98
  • Bachelor 2010: 101
  • Master 2006: 1
  • Master 2007: 3
  • Master 2008: 8
  • Master 2009: 4
  • Master 2010: 15
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Acting Program Availability in Kansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 30 acting programs. Of these programs, around 70% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Acting Program Availability in Kansas

  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 21
  • Master: 2
  • 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: 25390
  • 25th Percentile: 36400
  • Median: 47520
  • 75th Percentile: 61450
  • 90th Percentile: 83680

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15642
  • 25th Percentile: 16266
  • Median: 18408
  • 75th Percentile: 48360
  • 90th Percentile: 90958

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: 52330
  • Median Salary 2007: 52650
  • Median Salary 2008: 44740
  • Median Salary 2009: 45170
  • Median Salary 2010: 47520
  • Total Employed 2006: 990
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 1020
  • Total Employed 2009: 1090
  • Total Employed 2010: 1070

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34373
  • Median Salary 2007: 15101
  • Median Salary 2008: 15850
  • Median Salary 2009: 18346
  • Median Salary 2010: 18408
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Kansas vs National Acting Employment

Kansas vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.777% (1100)

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1. Benedictine College

1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
(913) 367-5340

Benedictine College offers two programs in acting. It offers students two bachelor's level acting degrees. This school is located in town of Atchison, Kansas. BC is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering acting.

2. Neosho County Community College

800 W 14th St
Chanute, KS 66720
(620) 431-2820x217

Neosho County Community College is in Chanute, KS and it offers one acting program. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering acting programs.

3. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

Founded in 1967, the Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to Liberal, Kansas, is located in a rural setting. This public school offers students 19 certificates and 64 associates level degrees. 1,870 students pursued degrees from the 66 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business and psychology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

4. The University of Saint Mary

4100 S 4th St Trafficway
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
(913) 682-5151

The University of Saint Mary offers one acting program and it is in Leavenworth, KS. 989 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this school, overall.

5. Baker University

618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
(800) 873-4282

Baker University offers one program in acting and it is in Baldwin City, KS. Overall, 3,661 students seek degrees in 51 Baker University programs. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering acting in terms of programs.

6. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers one program in acting. 5,630 students pursue degrees in 70 programs at this college, overall. In terms of programs, this community college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering acting.

7. Sterling College

125 W. Cooper
Sterling, KS 67579
(620) 278-2173

Sterling College offers one acting program. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

8. Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
(620) 276-7611

Garden City Community College offers one program in acting. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering acting.

9. Bethany College

335 E Swensson St
Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897
(785) 227-3311x8361

Bethany College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1881. It is in town of Lindsborg, Kansas. This liberal arts college offers 51 degrees at the bachelors level to students. 610 students sought degrees from the 51 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including business and acting. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

10. Independence Community College

1057 West College Avenue
Independence, KS 67301-0708
(620) 331-4100

Founded in 1925, Independence Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in town of Independence, Kansas. It offers subjects such as elementary education, administrative assistant and secretarial science, and education. Students are offered 11 certificates and 23 associates level degrees by it. In 2010, 1,164 students pursued degrees from the 32 programs at this college. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

11. Emporia State University

1200 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
(620) 341-1200

Emporia State University offers one program in acting. Overall, 6,262 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at ESU. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Kansas.

12. Haskell Indian Nations University

155 Indian Ave
Lawrence, KS 66046-4800
(785) 749-8404

Haskell Indian Nations University is a tribal, public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1884. Haskells, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lawrence, KS. Students are offered 13 associates level degrees and four bachelors level degrees by this university. 958 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at Haskells in 2010. This university offers subjects such as public administration and acting. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this university. This university is the only tribal college in Kansas.

13. Kansas Wesleyan University

100 E. Claflin Ave.
Salina, KS 67401-6196
(800) 874-1154x1285

Kansas Wesleyan University is in Salina, KS. It offers two acting programs. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in acting. In terms of programs, this very small school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering acting.

14. McPherson College

1600 E Euclid
McPherson, KS 67460-1402
(620) 242-0400

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

15. Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 365-5116x100

Allen County Community College offers two programs in acting. It offers two associate's level acting degrees to students. It is located in Iola, KS. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering acting.

16. MidAmerica Nazarene University

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
(913) 782-3750

MidAmerica Nazarene University is in the suburbs of Olathe, Kansas and it offers one acting program. It is a 4-year institution.

17. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College offers four acting programs. It offers four bachelor's level acting degrees to students. This very small school is in town of Winfield, Kansas. 1,791 students pursue degrees in 86 programs at this school, overall.

18. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas offers three acting programs. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in acting by it, one degree at the master's level in acting, and one acting degree at the doctorate level. KU, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lawrence, KS. KU is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering acting in terms of programs.

19. Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
(316) 321-2222

Butler Community College offers one acting program and it is in El Dorado, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in acting.

20. Friends University

2100 W. University Ave.
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 295-5000

Friends University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1898. This school, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. It offers subjects including psychology and x ray tech. This school offers students two associates level degrees, 52 degrees at the bachelors level, and 14 masters level degrees. 2,782 students sought degrees from the 64 programs at this school in 2010. Friends is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

21. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Founded in 1965, Barton County Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Great Bend, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is the 12th largest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers 20 certificates and 79 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 4,495 students pursued degrees from the 88 programs at this college. It offers subjects including business and forestry. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

22. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Topeka, KS and it offers one program in acting. It is a public 4-year institution.

23. Tabor College

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
(620) 947-3121x1056

Tabor College is in town of Hillsboro, Kansas and it offers one program in acting. This very small school is a 4-year institution.

24. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University offers two programs in acting. Specifically, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in acting and one degree at the master's level in acting. It is in town of Manhattan, Kansas. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

25. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is near the heart of downtown. It offers three acting programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level acting degrees by it. 14,577 students seek degrees in 131 Wichita State programs, overall. In terms of programs, Wichita State is the second biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering acting.

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