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Schools Offering Acting Programs in Mississippi


Around 0.1% of Mississippi's graduates graduate from acting degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 58 actors graduate from Mississippi's 9 acting schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a acting program is University of Mississippi Main Campus. University of Mississippi Main Campus, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in University. 23 students graduated with a degree in acting from University of Mississippi Main Campus in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Mississippi Main Campus was $5,436 per year.

University of Southern Mississippi, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a acting program. It is located in Hattiesburg. In 2010, 25 students graduated from University of Southern Mississippi acting program. The tuition rate at University of Southern Mississippi was $5,452 per year.

The third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a acting program is Millsaps College. Millsaps College, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Jackson. The tuition rate at Millsaps College was $27,812 per year.

Cost

Acting schools in Mississippi, charge students an average tuition of $8,286 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $27,812 per year, or as little as $1,680 per year. In 2010, the acting schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Mississippi were:

  1. Millsaps College - located in Jackson, students are charged $27,812 per year
  2. Belhaven University - located in Jackson, students are charged $17,700 per year
  3. William Carey University - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $10,350 per year

The following Mississippi acting schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year
  3. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Mississippi 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Acting in Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Acting in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Acting in Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,198 miles from location University of Mississippi Main Campus University MS 33.9448 38% 15,932
6,185 miles from location University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg MS 30.4339 56% 15,300
6,249 miles from location Hinds Community College Raymond MS 19.3052 n/a 11,752
6,223 miles from location Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia MS 17.4796 n/a 8,211
6,134 miles from location Itawamba Community College Fulton MS 18.9111 n/a 7,596
6,143 miles from location Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville MS 17.6045 n/a 3,633
6,183 miles from location William Carey University Hattiesburg MS 23.6782 32% 3,248
6,235 miles from location Belhaven University Jackson MS 28.6922 87% 2,883
6,235 miles from location Millsaps College Jackson MS 29.4926 29% 1,117
 

Curious what studying Acting gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Producers and Directors + 210 $43,640 0.0%
 

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