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Acting Schools in Maryland

There are 12 schools in the state of Maryland offering acting programs. 173 students graduated with degrees from Maryland acting schools in 2010. 136 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 12 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

239 students graduate from programs in Maryland in acting, on average, every year. Specifically, 11 students graduated with acting certificates, 12 with a degree at the associate's level, 136 with a degree at the bachelor's level, ten with a degree at the master's level, and four with a doctorate level degree.

12 acting schools are in this state. And of these, while three schools are private, nine schools are public. While private acting school tuition varies from $33,280 to $36,738, tuition at a public acting school varies from $6,154 to $13,630.

Average tuition for programs in acting is $12,367. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,154 per year, is at Bowie State University, the highest tuition for programs in acting, which is $36,738 per year, is at Washington College.

Schools in Maryland offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in acting.

Acting Program Completions in Maryland 2006 - 2010

239 students graduate from programs in Maryland in acting, on average, every year. Specifically, 11 students graduated with acting certificates, 12 with a degree at the associate's level, 136 with a degree at the bachelor's level, ten with a degree at the master's level, and four with a doctorate level degree.

Acting Program Completions in Maryland 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 7
  • Certificate 2009: 9
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 7
  • Associate 2010: 12
  • Bachelor 2006: 154
  • Bachelor 2007: 140
  • Bachelor 2008: 258
  • Bachelor 2009: 147
  • Bachelor 2010: 136
  • Master 2006: 13
  • Master 2007: 5
  • Master 2008: 28
  • Master 2009: 13
  • Master 2010: 10
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 4

Acting Program Availability in Maryland

Schools in this state offer a total of 22 programs in acting. Of these programs, close to 63.6% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Acting Program Availability in Maryland

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 4
  • 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: 28950
  • 25th Percentile: 41760
  • Median: 61270
  • 75th Percentile: 85610
  • 90th Percentile: 117700

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 20920
  • 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: 44890
  • Median Salary 2007: 54320
  • Median Salary 2008: 55720
  • Median Salary 2009: 63110
  • Median Salary 2010: 61270
  • Total Employed 2006: 1760
  • Total Employed 2007: 1260
  • Total Employed 2008: 1270
  • Total Employed 2009: 1120
  • Total Employed 2010: 1080

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34414
  • Median Salary 2007: 26285
  • Median Salary 2008: 18158
  • Median Salary 2009: 19490
  • Median Salary 2010: 20920
  • Total Employed 2006: 570
  • Total Employed 2007: 380
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 295

Maryland vs National Acting Employment

Maryland vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Maryland: 0.971% (1375)

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1. Goucher College

1021 Dulaney Valley Rd
Baltimore, MD 21204-2794
(410) 337-6000

Goucher College, which is 8.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Baltimore, MD. Goucher offers two programs in acting. It offers two bachelor's level acting degrees to students. This small school is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maryland. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Maryland offering acting.

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2. Hood College

401 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-3131

Hood College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1893. Hood, which is near the center of the city, is located in Frederick, MD. It offers subjects including early childhood education and sociology. This school offers students seven certificates, 29 bachelors level degrees, and 13 masters level degrees. 2,447 students sought degrees from the 43 programs at this liberal arts college in 2010. Hood is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maryland.

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3. Washington College

300 Washington Ave
Chestertown, MD 21620-1438
(410) 778-2800

Washington College is in town of Chestertown, Maryland and it offers one program in acting. Overall, 1,473 students pursue degrees in 30 Washington College programs.

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4. Frostburg State University

101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-1099
(301) 687-4000

Frostburg State University is located in the suburbs of Frostburg, Maryland and it offers one program in acting. It is one of 30 public post-secondary institutions in Maryland. FSU is the fifth largest institution in the state of Maryland offering acting in terms of programs.

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5. St Mary's College of Maryland

18952 E. Fisher Rd
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001
(240) 895-2000

St Mary's College of Maryland is in St. Mary's City, Maryland, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one acting program. Overall, 2,017 students pursue degrees in 26 St Mary's College of Maryland programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering acting programs.

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6. Prince George's Community College

301 Largo Rd
Largo, MD 20774-2199
(301) 336-6000

Founded in 1958, Prince George's Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Largo, Maryland. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Maryland. This college offers subjects such as information systems and property management. This college offers students 38 certificates and 40 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 14,814 students pursued degrees from the 56 programs at this big college. This college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is one of 16 community colleges in Maryland.

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7. Bowie State University

14000 Jericho Park Rd
Bowie, MD 20715-9465
(301) 860-4000

Bowie State University is located in the suburbs of Bowie, Maryland and BSU offers one program in acting. 5,578 students seek degrees in 50 BSU programs, overall. Bowie State is the eighth largest institution in the state of Maryland offering acting.

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8. McDaniel College

2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848-7000

McDaniel College offers one acting program and this school is in the suburbs of Westminster, Maryland. It is a 4-year institution. McDaniel ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Maryland.

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9. Baltimore City Community College

2901 Liberty Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-7893
(410) 462-8300

Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Baltimore, MD. This college is the 14th biggest institution in the state of Maryland. This college offers students 30 certificates and 36 degrees at the associates level. 7,160 students sought degrees from the 45 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects including information technology and law enforcement. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Maryland.

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10. The Community College of Baltimore County

7201 Rossville Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21237
(443) 840-2999

The Community College of Baltimore County offers two acting programs. Out of those, students are offered one acting certificate by it and one acting degree at the associate's level. This college is in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering programs in acting.

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11. The University of Baltimore

Charles at Mount Royal
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 837-4200

Founded in 1925, the University of Baltimore is a public 4-year institution. UB, which is near the center of the city, is in Baltimore, MD. Students are offered 15 certificates, 18 degrees at the bachelors level, 18 masters level degrees, and three doctoral level degrees by this school. In 2010, 6,501 students pursued degrees from the 43 programs at UB. UB offers subjects including healthcare and criminal justice. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it. This school is one of 30 public post-secondary institutions in Maryland.

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12. Morgan State University

1700 East Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251-0001
(443) 885-3333

Morgan State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Baltimore, MD and it offers one acting program. MSU is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Maryland offering acting in terms of programs.

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13. Towson University

8000 York Rd
Towson, MD 21252-0001
(410) 704-2000

Towson University is near the center of the city. It offers three acting programs. Specifically, Towson offers one certificate in acting to students, one acting degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level acting degree. Overall, 21,840 students seek degrees in 135 programs at this research university. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks sixth in the state of Maryland.

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14. Harford Community College

401 Thomas Run Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015-1698
(443) 412-2000

Harford Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1957. It is located in Bel Air, Maryland, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is the 15th biggest institution in the state of Maryland. Students are offered 21 certificates and 38 associates level degrees by it. 7,135 students pursued degrees from the 46 programs at this college in 2010. This college offers subjects including photography and computer programming. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits this college. It is one of 16 community colleges in Maryland.

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15. The College of Notre Dame of Maryland

4701 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21210-2476
(410) 435-0100

Founded in 1873, the College of Notre Dame of Maryland is a 4-year institution. Notre Dame, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Baltimore, MD. This school offers students 11 certificates, 38 bachelors level degrees, ten degrees at the masters level, and one doctoral level degree. 2,982 students pursued degrees from the 48 programs at this small school in 2010. Notre Dame offers subjects including physics and language. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits NDM. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in Maryland.

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16. Salisbury University

1101 Camden Ave
Salisbury, MD 21801-6862
(410) 543-6000

Salisbury University offers one acting program and it is in the suburbs of Salisbury, Maryland. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks sixth in the state of Maryland.

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17. The University of Maryland - College Park

University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-1000

The University of Maryland-College Park offers five acting programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level acting degree by it, three degrees at the master's level in acting, and one doctorate level degree in acting. This university is located in the suburbs of College Park, Maryland. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Maryland. UMD is the biggest institution in the state of Maryland offering acting.

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18. Johns Hopkins University

3400 N Charles St- Mason Hall
Baltimore, MD 21218-2688
(410) 516-8000

Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins University is a 4-year research institution. Hopkins, which is 2.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Baltimore, MD. Johns Hopkins is the sixth largest institution in the state of Maryland. This university offers subjects including sociology, forensic nursing, and project management. Students are offered 59 certificates, 67 degrees at the bachelors level, 97 degrees at the masters level, and 56 degrees at the doctoral level by this university. 20,977 students sought degrees from the 153 programs at this university in 2010. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Maryland.

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19. The University of Maryland - Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
(410) 455-1000

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County is in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland. This university offers three programs in acting. This big university offers students three bachelor's level acting degrees. 12,888 students pursue degrees in 133 University of Maryland-Baltimore County programs, overall. This university is the largest institution in the state of Maryland offering acting in terms of programs.