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Acting Schools in Kentucky

There are 13 schools in the state of Kentucky offering acting programs. 146 students graduated with degrees from Kentucky acting schools in 2010. 138 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and six of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 187 students graduate from programs in this state in acting each year. Specifically, two students graduated with acting certificates, 138 with a bachelor's level degree, and six with a degree at the master's level.

13 acting schools are located in Kentucky. And of these, six schools are public, while seven schools are private. Private acting school tuition varies from $910 to $32,600, while tuition at a public acting school varies from $6,264 to $8,610.

Average tuition for programs in acting is $11,636. The lowest tuition in this Appalachian state, which is $910 each year, is at Berea College, while the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $32,600 every year, is at Centre College.

Acting schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Acting Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 187 students graduate from programs in this state in acting each year. Specifically, two students graduated with acting certificates, 138 with a bachelor's level degree, and six with a degree at the master's level.

Acting Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 147
  • Bachelor 2007: 113
  • Bachelor 2008: 202
  • Bachelor 2009: 119
  • Bachelor 2010: 138
  • Master 2006: 11
  • Master 2007: 6
  • Master 2008: 22
  • Master 2009: 5
  • Master 2010: 6

Acting Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this state offer a total of 18 programs in acting. Of these programs, around 83.3% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Acting Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 2

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: 29110
  • 25th Percentile: 39760
  • Median: 53910
  • 75th Percentile: 72250
  • 90th Percentile: 95190

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15766
  • 25th Percentile: 18512
  • Median: 26416
  • 75th Percentile: 29682
  • 90th Percentile: 39853

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: 49730
  • Median Salary 2007: 52260
  • Median Salary 2008: 56770
  • Median Salary 2009: 55680
  • Median Salary 2010: 53910
  • Total Employed 2006: 1030
  • Total Employed 2007: 990
  • Total Employed 2008: 900
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34390
  • Median Salary 2007: 22901
  • Median Salary 2008: 24731
  • Median Salary 2009: 18054
  • Median Salary 2010: 26416
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Kentucky vs National Acting Employment

Kentucky vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.763% (1080)

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1. Union College

310 College St
Barbourville, KY 40906-1499
(606) 546-4151

Founded in 1795, Union College is a 4-year institution. It is located in town of Barbourville, Kentucky. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Kentucky. This school offers students one certificate, 27 bachelors level degrees, and ten masters level degrees. In 2010, 1,363 students sought degrees from the 33 programs at Union. UC offers subjects such as business administration and management. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. UC is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

2. Transylvania University

300 N Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508-1797
(859) 233-8300

Transylvania University is in the center of Lexington. It offers two acting programs. This school offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in acting to students. Overall, 1,110 students seek degrees in 34 programs at this liberal arts college. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in acting.

3. Georgetown College

400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-8000

Georgetown College offers one program in acting. GC is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering acting in terms of programs.

4. The University of the Cumberlands

6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-2200

The University of the Cumberlands offers one program in acting and it is in town of Williamsburg, Kentucky. Overall, 3,300 students seek degrees in 58 programs at this school. This school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering acting.

5. Brescia University

717 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301-3023
(270) 685-3131

Founded in 1950, Brescia University is a 4-year institution. It is in the center of Owensboro. It offers subjects including advertising and chemistry. Students are offered two certificates, six associates level degrees, 29 degrees at the bachelors level, and two masters level degrees by it. In 2010, 688 students sought degrees from the 34 programs at this school. This very small school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

6. Centre College

600 W Walnut St
Danville, KY 40422-1394
(859) 238-5200

Centre College offers one program in acting and this school is in Danville, KY. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. Centre is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in acting.

7. Berea College

101 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40404-2182
(859) 985-3000

Berea College offers one program in acting. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. This liberal arts college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering acting programs.

8. Thomas More College

333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017-3495
(859) 341-5800

Thomas More College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1921. TMC is in the suburbs of Crestview Hills, Kentucky. It offers subjects such as business administration, sports management, and criminal justice. This school offers four certificates, 30 associates level degrees, 35 degrees at the bachelors level, and four degrees at the masters level to students. 1,885 students sought degrees from the 43 programs at this small school in 2010. Thomas More is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

9. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University is in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky and it offers one program in acting. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

10. Asbury University

1 Macklem Dr
Wilmore, KY 40390-1198
(859) 858-3511

Asbury University offers one acting program and it is located in town of Wilmore, Kentucky. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering acting.

11. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky is located in the center of Lexington. It offers two programs in acting. More specifically, it offers students one acting degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level acting degree. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky. This university is the second biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering acting in terms of programs.

12. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University, which is near the center of the city, is in Bowling Green, KY. It offers two acting programs. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in acting. WKU is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Kentucky.

13. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers one acting program. Morehead State is a public 4-year institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering acting.

14. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three programs in acting. Out of those, it offers one certificate in acting to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in acting, and one degree at the master's level in acting. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

15. Campbellsville University

1 University Dr
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
(270) 789-5000x5000

Campbellsville University offers one acting program. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of Kentucky.

16. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers one program in acting. It is a public 4-year institution.

17. Saint Catharine College

2735 Bardstown Rd
St. Catharine, KY 40061
(859) 336-5082

Saint Catharine College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1823. SCC, which is very close to St. Catharine, Kentucky, is located in a rural setting. It offers students four certificates, ten degrees at the associates level, and 13 bachelors level degrees. 880 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as social work, education, and business administration. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. SCC is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.