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Acting Schools in Kansas City, Missouri

There are nine schools around Kansas City, MO offering acting programs. 94 students graduated with degrees from Kansas City acting schools in 2010. 60 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 31 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

205 students graduate from acting programs in this municipality, on average, each year. This accounts for about 16% of students who Missouri schools graduate from acting programs. More specifically, 60 students graduated with a bachelor's level acting degree, 31 with a degree at the master's level, and three with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nine acting schools are in Kansas City. Of these, seven schools are private, while two schools are public. Tuition at a public acting school varies from $8,602 to $8,733, while tuition at a private acting school varies from $8,898 to $28,450.

Average tuition for programs in acting is $15,336. The highest tuition for acting programs, which is $28,450 each year, is at William Jewell College, while the lowest tuition in Kansas City, which is $8,602 per year, is at the University of Kansas.

Acting schools in Kansas City offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Acting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri

205 students graduate from acting programs in this municipality, on average, each year. This accounts for about 16% of students who Missouri schools graduate from acting programs. More specifically, 60 students graduated with a bachelor's level acting degree, 31 with a degree at the master's level, and three with a degree at the doctorate level.

Acting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri

  • Bachelor 2006: 74
  • Bachelor 2007: 102
  • Bachelor 2008: 240
  • Bachelor 2009: 75
  • Bachelor 2010: 60
  • Master 2006: 29
  • Master 2007: 22
  • Master 2008: 72
  • Master 2009: 30
  • Master 2010: 31
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Acting Program Availability in Kansas City, Missouri

Schools in Kansas City offer a total of 16 programs in acting. Of these programs, close to 68.8% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Acting Program Availability in Kansas City, Missouri

  • Bachelor: 11
  • 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: 31410
  • 25th Percentile: 40120
  • Median: 51440
  • 75th Percentile: 65590
  • 90th Percentile: 88520

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16453
  • 25th Percentile: 18512
  • Median: 21653
  • 75th Percentile: 29494
  • 90th Percentile: 42474

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: 52230
  • Median Salary 2007: 53300
  • Median Salary 2008: 46550
  • Median Salary 2009: 49270
  • Median Salary 2010: 51440
  • Total Employed 2006: 430
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15085
  • Median Salary 2007: 18555
  • Median Salary 2008: 21555
  • Median Salary 2009: 21050
  • Median Salary 2010: 21653
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 25
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Kansas City vs Missouri Acting Employment

Kansas City vs Missouri Acting Employment

  • Employed in Kansas City: 26.991% (610)

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1. The Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

15800 Calvary Road
Kansas City, MO 64147-1341
(816) 322-0110

The Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary is a 4-year institution. It is near Kansas City, MO. This school offers students one certificate, four degrees at the associates level, 19 degrees at the bachelors level, and six degrees at the masters level. In 2010, 332 students sought degrees from the 22 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as teaching, human resources, and business. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

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2. Avila University

11901 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64145-1698
(816) 942-8400

Avila University, which is 8.0 miles from Lenexa, is located just a short commute away from within Kansas City and it offers one acting program. 1,876 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this school, overall.

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3. The University of Missouri - Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-1000

The University of Missouri-Kansas City, which is located 15.9 miles from neighboring Blue Springs, is 4.6 miles from Kansas City, MO and it is one of several campuses. It offers four programs in acting. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level acting degree by it and three degrees at the master's level in acting. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas City.