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Acting Schools in Richmond, Virginia

There are eight schools around Richmond, VA offering acting programs. 161 students graduated with degrees from Richmond acting schools in 2010. 107 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 24 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 180 students graduate from acting programs in Richmond per year. This accounts for 19% of students who Virginia schools graduate from acting programs. Out of those, 24 students graduated with acting certificates, 17 with an associate's level degree, 107 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

Eight acting schools are located in Richmond. Out of these, five schools are public, while three schools are private. While private acting school tuition varies from $14,630 to $41,610, tuition at a public acting school varies from $6,570 to $12,188.

Average tuition for programs in acting is $17,636. The highest tuition for acting programs, which is $41,610 every year, is at the University of Richmond, while the lowest tuition in Richmond, which is $6,570 each year, is at Virginia State University.

Acting schools in Richmond offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Acting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Richmond, Virginia

On average, 180 students graduate from acting programs in Richmond per year. This accounts for 19% of students who Virginia schools graduate from acting programs. Out of those, 24 students graduated with acting certificates, 17 with an associate's level degree, 107 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

Acting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Richmond, Virginia

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 6
  • Certificate 2009: 9
  • Certificate 2010: 24
  • Associate 2006: 21
  • Associate 2007: 11
  • Associate 2008: 12
  • Associate 2009: 13
  • Associate 2010: 17
  • Bachelor 2006: 78
  • Bachelor 2007: 75
  • Bachelor 2008: 146
  • Bachelor 2009: 86
  • Bachelor 2010: 107
  • Master 2006: 17
  • Master 2007: 14
  • Master 2008: 36
  • Master 2009: 23
  • Master 2010: 13

Acting Program Availability in Richmond, Virginia

Richmond schools offer a total of ten programs in acting. Of these programs, close to 60% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Acting Program Availability in Richmond, Virginia

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • 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: 34070
  • 25th Percentile: 45250
  • Median: 63440
  • 75th Percentile: 81810
  • 90th Percentile: 103790

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

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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: 47720
  • Median Salary 2007: 54080
  • Median Salary 2008: 56655
  • Median Salary 2009: 59185
  • Median Salary 2010: 63440
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 440
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33592
  • Median Salary 2007: 34986
  • Median Salary 2008: 40645
  • Median Salary 2009: 39690
  • Median Salary 2010: 42730
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Richmond vs Virginia Acting Employment

Richmond vs Virginia Acting Employment

  • Employed in Richmond: 15.410% (470)

Acting Schools in Richmond, Virginia

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1. Virginia Union University

1500 N Lombardy St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 257-5600

Virginia Union University offers one program in acting and this school is near the heart of downtown Richmond.

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2. The University of Richmond

28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
(804) 289-8000

The University of Richmond offers one acting program and UR, which is near the center of the city, is in Richmond, VA. It is the only liberal arts college in Richmond.

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3. Virginia Commonwealth University

910 W Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23284-2512
(804) 828-0100

Virginia Commonwealth University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Richmond, VA. It offers two acting programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level acting degree and one master's level degree in acting. 32,027 students seek degrees in 189 Virginia Commonwealth University programs, overall.

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4. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

1651 E Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228-2327
(804) 371-3000

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is near the center of Richmond and this college offers one acting program. It is the only community college in Richmond.