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Schools Offering Acting Programs in South Carolina

Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of South Carolina receive acting degrees every year. That means an estimated 154 actors graduate from South Carolina's 17 acting schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a acting program is Furman University. Furman University, which was ranked 23rd in the country in 2010, is located in Greenville. 4 students graduated with a degree in acting from Furman University in 2010. Furman University charged in-state students $38,088 in tuition fees per year.

Wofford College, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a acting program. It is located in Spartanburg. 1 students graduated with degree in acting from Wofford College in 2010. Students at Wofford College paid $31,710 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina with a acting program is College of Charleston, which is located in Charleston. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. 32 students graduated with degree in acting from College of Charleston in 2010. College of Charleston charged in-state students $10,314 in tuition fees per year.


Tuition at South Carolina's acting schools ranges from $38,088 per year to $8,480 per year. But, the average tuition is $18,405 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Carolina acting schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Furman University - located in Greenville, students are charged $38,088 per year
  2. Wofford College - located in Spartanburg, students are charged $31,710 per year
  3. Presbyterian College - located in Clinton, students are charged $30,180 per year

The following South Carolina acting schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Francis Marion University - located in Florence, students are charged $8,480 per year
  2. South Carolina State University - located in Orangeburg, students are charged $9,198 per year
  3. Coastal Carolina University - located in Conway, students are charged $9,390 per year

An acting degree from a South Carolina school... what next?

A large number of South Carolina acting graduates become actors. South Carolina had 90 actors in 2010. In South Carolina, the largest numbers of actors work in the following counties:


On average, an actor earns a salary of $0 per year in South Carolina state.

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Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional South Carolina statistics regarding a career in acting and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 South Carolina
  • Master's Degree in Acting in South Carolina

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Producers and Directors 630 $60,530 50.0%
Actors 90 n/a

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