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Acting Schools in Maine

There are six Maine schools offering acting programs. 28 students graduated with degrees from Maine acting schools in 2010. 28 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

46 students graduate from programs in Maine in acting, on average, per year. 28 students graduated with a degree in acting at the bachelor's level.

Six acting schools are located in Maine. And out of these, while three schools are private, three schools are public. While tuition at a public acting school varies from $8,538 to $10,142, private acting school tuition is $41,565.

Average tuition for acting programs is $20,658. While the highest tuition for programs in acting, which is $41,565 per year, is at Bowdoin College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,538 per year, is at the University of Southern Maine.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees for acting students. No acting students at the undergraduate level sought degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Acting Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

46 students graduate from programs in Maine in acting, on average, per year. 28 students graduated with a degree in acting at the bachelor's level.

Acting Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 33
  • Bachelor 2007: 30
  • Bachelor 2008: 64
  • Bachelor 2009: 45
  • Bachelor 2010: 28
  • Master 2006: 1
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 0
  • Master 2010: 0

Acting Program Availability in Maine

Maine schools offer a total of seven acting programs. Of these programs, close to 85.7% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Acting Program Availability in Maine

  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 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: 38740
  • 25th Percentile: 53550
  • Median: 70630
  • 75th Percentile: 86160
  • 90th Percentile: 110350

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16973
  • 25th Percentile: 18678
  • Median: 28038
  • 75th Percentile: 30826
  • 90th Percentile: 32490

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: 57310
  • Median Salary 2007: 59470
  • Median Salary 2008: 66980
  • Median Salary 2009: 67870
  • Median Salary 2010: 70630
  • Total Employed 2006: 250
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34473
  • Median Salary 2007: 29723
  • Median Salary 2008: 30765
  • Median Salary 2009: 29400
  • Median Salary 2010: 28038
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 45
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Maine vs National Acting Employment

Maine vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Maine: 0.226% (320)

Acting Schools in Maine

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1. Colby College

4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901-8840
(207) 859-4000

Colby College offers one program in acting and it is in Waterville, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 1,825 students seek degrees in 43 programs at Colby, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Maine.

2. Bates College

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 4240
(207) 786-6000

Bates College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lewiston, ME and it offers one program in acting. Bates is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine. Bates is the third oldest institution in the state of Maine offering acting programs.

3. Bowdoin College

5700 College Station - President's Office
Brunswick, ME 04011-8448
(207) 725-3000

Bowdoin College offers one acting program and this school is in town of Brunswick, Maine. This school is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maine. This liberal arts college is the oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in acting.

4. The University of Maine at Farmington

224 Main St
Farmington, ME 04938-9978
(207) 778-7000

The University of Maine at Farmington, which is very close to Farmington, Maine, is in a rural setting and it offers one acting program. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Maine offering acting.

5. The University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth St
Portland, ME 4103
(207) 780-4141

The University of Southern Maine offers one program in acting and this university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Portland, ME. Overall, 9,654 students pursue degrees in 100 University of Southern Maine programs. In terms of enrollment, USM ranks second in the state of Maine.

6. The University of Maine

University of Maine
Orono, ME 4469
(207) 581-1110

The University of Maine offers two programs in acting. More specifically, UMaine offers one degree at the bachelor's level in acting to students and one master's level acting degree. UMaine is located in the suburbs of Orono, Maine. 11,501 students seek degrees in 214 University of Maine programs, overall. This university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Maine offering programs in acting.