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Acting Schools in Portland, Maine

There are four schools around Portland, ME offering acting programs. In 2010, 40 students graduated from programs at Portland acting schools.

Overview

On average, 75 students graduate from programs in this city in acting each year. This accounts for half of the students who schools in the state of Maine graduate from acting programs. In 2010, 40 students graduated with a degree in acting at the bachelor's level.

Four acting schools are located in Portland. Out of these, two schools are private, while two schools are public. While private acting school tuition is $41,565, public acting school tuition varies from $8,538 to $13,672.

Average tuition for acting programs is $20,559. While the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $41,565 each year, is at Bowdoin College, the lowest tuition in Portland, which is $8,538 each year, is at the University of Southern Maine.

Portland schools offer bachelors degrees in acting. In 2010, no students at the undergraduate level in acting pursued degrees at the masters level.

Acting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Portland, Maine

On average, 75 students graduate from programs in this city in acting each year. This accounts for half of the students who schools in the state of Maine graduate from acting programs. In 2010, 40 students graduated with a degree in acting at the bachelor's level.

Acting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Portland, Maine

  • Bachelor 2006: 47
  • Bachelor 2007: 53
  • Bachelor 2008: 110
  • Bachelor 2009: 54
  • Bachelor 2010: 40

Acting Program Availability in Portland, Maine

Schools in Portland offer a total of four programs in acting.

Acting Program Availability in Portland, Maine

  • Bachelor: 4

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: 52250
  • 25th Percentile: 58055
  • Median: 64505
  • 75th Percentile: 70955
  • 90th Percentile: 78050

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 36375
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

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: 54535
  • Median Salary 2007: 56620
  • Median Salary 2008: 62360
  • Median Salary 2009: 62800
  • Median Salary 2010: 64505
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28725
  • Median Salary 2007: 29786
  • Median Salary 2008: 34605
  • Median Salary 2009: 33790
  • Median Salary 2010: 36375
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 45
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Portland vs Maine Acting Employment

Portland vs Maine Acting Employment

  • Employed in Portland: 43.750% (140)

Acting Schools in Portland, Maine

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Campus Setting

1. The University of Southern Maine

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

The University of Southern Maine is near the heart of downtown Portland and USM offers one acting program. Overall, 9,654 students pursue degrees in 100 programs at this mid-sized university.