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Schools Offering Acting Programs in Maine


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Maine receive acting degrees every year. That means an estimated 24 actors graduate from Maine's 6 acting schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine that has a acting program is Bowdoin College. Bowdoin College, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in Brunswick. 2 students graduated with a degree in acting from Bowdoin College in 2010. The tuition rate at Bowdoin College was $41,565 per year.

Colby College, which is located in Waterville, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a acting program. It received a ranking of 21st in the country in 2010. 1 students graduated with degree in acting from Colby College in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Maine that has a acting program is University of Maine. University of Maine, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Orono. In 2010, University of Maine graduated 9 students from its acting programs. Tuition at University of Maine was $10,142 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's acting schools ranges from $41,565 per year to $8,538 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,545 per year. In 2010, the following Maine acting schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Bowdoin College - located in Brunswick, students are charged $41,565 per year
  2. University of Maine - located in Orono, students are charged $10,142 per year
  3. University of Maine at Farmington - located in Farmington, students are charged $9,022 per year

The acting schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Maine were:

  1. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  2. University of Maine at Farmington - located in Farmington, students are charged $9,022 per year
  3. University of Maine - located in Orono, students are charged $10,142 per year

An acting degree from a Maine school... what next?

The highest percentage of acting graduates in Maine pursue careers as an actor. In 2010, there were 30 actors working in Maine. In Maine, the largest numbers of actors work in the following counties:

Salary

On average, actors earn $0 per year.

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The charts and graphs below have additional Maine statistics regarding a career in acting. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as art or acting.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Acting in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,192 miles from location University of Maine Orono ME 66.3523 36% 11,894
5,247 miles from location University of Southern Maine Portland ME 54.9323 27% 9,655
5,258 miles from location University of Maine at Farmington Farmington ME 30.7089 41% 2,361
5,233 miles from location Colby College Waterville ME 79.3644 31% 1,838
5,237 miles from location Bowdoin College Brunswick ME 85.1065 43% 1,777
5,251 miles from location Bates College Lewiston ME 39.979 37% 1,738
 

Curious what studying Acting gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Maine

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Producers and Directors + 220 $43,070 83.3%
2
Actors + 30 n/a -25.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are acting related jobs in Maine