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2015 Ranking - Top 100 theatre schools:

New York University - Theatre School Ranking
1. New York University

New York City, NY, 11 theatre programs

University of Southern California - Theatre School Ranking
2. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA, 12 theatre programs

Northwestern University - Theatre School Ranking
3. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL, 15 theatre programs

University of California San Diego - Theatre School Ranking
4. University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA, 11 theatre programs

University of Central Florida - Theatre School Ranking
5. University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL, 4 theatre programs

Temple University - Theatre School Ranking
6. Temple University

Philadelphia, PA, 5 theatre programs

Emerson College - Theatre School Ranking
7. Emerson College

Boston, MA, 8 theatre programs

George Mason University - Theatre School Ranking
8. George Mason University

Fairfax, VA, 4 theatre programs

Pace University New York - Theatre School Ranking
9. Pace University New York

New York City, NY, 8 theatre programs

Chapman University - Theatre School Ranking
10. Chapman University

Orange, CA, 5 theatre programs

University of California Los Angeles - Theatre School Ranking
11. University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, 3 theatre programs

Illinois State University - Theatre School Ranking
12. Illinois State University

Normal, IL, 3 theatre programs

University of New Orleans - Theatre School Ranking
13. University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, 2 theatre programs

Yale University - Theatre School Ranking
14. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 11 theatre programs

Carnegie Mellon University - Theatre School Ranking
15. Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA, 11 theatre programs

American Musical and Dramatic Academy - Theatre School Ranking
16. American Musical and Dramatic Academy

New York City, NY, 2 theatre programs

California Institute of The Arts - Theatre School Ranking
17. California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA, 9 theatre programs

University of California Irvine - Theatre School Ranking
18. University of California Irvine

Irvine, CA, 4 theatre programs

Columbia University in The City of New York - Theatre School Ranking
19. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York City, NY, 5 theatre programs

Boston University - Theatre School Ranking
20. Boston University

Boston, MA, 12 theatre programs

DePaul University - Theatre School Ranking
21. DePaul University

Chicago, IL, 8 theatre programs

Ithaca College - Theatre School Ranking
22. Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY, 8 theatre programs

Indiana University Bloomington - Theatre School Ranking
23. Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, IN, 5 theatre programs

The University of Texas at Austin - Theatre School Ranking
24. The University of Texas

Austin, TX, 4 theatre programs

University of Florida - Theatre School Ranking
25. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, 4 theatre programs

Pennsylvania State University - Theatre School Ranking
26. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA, 4 theatre programs

Loyola Marymount University - Theatre School Ranking
27. Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, 5 theatre programs

Florida State University - Theatre School Ranking
28. Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, 5 theatre programs

University of Minnesota Twin Cities - Theatre School Ranking
29. University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN, 4 theatre programs

Brown University - Theatre School Ranking
30. Brown University

Providence, RI, 7 theatre programs

Syracuse University - Theatre School Ranking
31. Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY, 6 theatre programs

University of North Carolina School of The Arts - Theatre School Ranking
32. University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston Salem, NC, 4 theatre programs

Arizona State University - Theatre School Ranking
33. Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ, 5 theatre programs

Texas State University San Marcos - Theatre School Ranking
34. Texas State University San Marcos

San Marcos, TX, 4 theatre programs

Elon University - Theatre School Ranking
35. Elon University

Elon, NC, 10 theatre programs

University of Washington Seattle - Theatre School Ranking
36. University of Washington Seattle

Seattle, WA, 4 theatre programs

California State University Long Beach - Theatre School Ranking
37. California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, CA, 4 theatre programs

The New School - Theatre School Ranking
38. The New School

New York City, NY, 4 theatre programs

University of Iowa - Theatre School Ranking
39. University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA, 7 theatre programs

University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Theatre School Ranking
40. University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI, 4 theatre programs

CUNY Hunter College - Theatre School Ranking
41. CUNY Hunter College

New York City, NY, 5 theatre programs

University of Notre Dame - Theatre School Ranking
42. University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN, 2 theatre programs

University of North Carolina at Greensboro - Theatre School Ranking
43. University of North Carolina

Greensboro, NC, 5 theatre programs

California State University Fullerton - Theatre School Ranking
44. California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, CA, 3 theatre programs

Brigham Young University Provo - Theatre School Ranking
45. Brigham Young University Provo

Provo, UT, 5 theatre programs

Harvard University - Theatre School Ranking
46. Harvard University

Cambridge, MA, 2 theatre programs

Ohio University - Theatre School Ranking
47. Ohio University

Athens, OH, 9 theatre programs

University of Miami - Theatre School Ranking
48. University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL, 4 theatre programs

Rutgers University New Brunswick - Theatre School Ranking
49. Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ, 3 theatre programs

Ohio State University - Theatre School Ranking
50. Ohio State University

Columbus, OH, 3 theatre programs

California State University Northridge - Theatre School Ranking
51. California State University Northridge

Northridge, CA, 4 theatre programs

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Theatre School Ranking
52. University of Illinois

Champaign, IL, 3 theatre programs

University of California Berkeley - Theatre School Ranking
53. University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 3 theatre programs

University of Wisconsin Madison - Theatre School Ranking
54. University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, WI, 4 theatre programs

University of California Santa Barbara - Theatre School Ranking
55. University of California Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA, 4 theatre programs

Catholic University of America - Theatre School Ranking
56. Catholic University of America

Washington, DC, 8 theatre programs

San Diego State University - Theatre School Ranking
57. San Diego State University

San Diego, CA, 3 theatre programs

San Francisco State University - Theatre School Ranking
58. San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA, 3 theatre programs

State University of New York at New Paltz - Theatre School Ranking
59. State University of New York

New Paltz, NY, 2 theatre programs

University of Georgia - Theatre School Ranking
60. University of Georgia

Athens, GA, 4 theatre programs

Lindenwood University - Theatre School Ranking
61. Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, MO, 11 theatre programs

Baylor University - Theatre School Ranking
62. Baylor University

Waco, TX, 6 theatre programs

Towson University - Theatre School Ranking
63. Towson University

Towson, MD, 3 theatre programs

University of Cincinnati - Theatre School Ranking
64. University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, 3 theatre programs

Kent State University at Kent - Theatre School Ranking
65. Kent State University

Kent, OH, 4 theatre programs

Eastern Michigan University - Theatre School Ranking
66. Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI, 4 theatre programs

CUNY Brooklyn College - Theatre School Ranking
67. CUNY Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY, 3 theatre programs

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Theatre School Ranking
68. University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA, 4 theatre programs

University of Arizona - Theatre School Ranking
69. University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ, 6 theatre programs

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Theatre School Ranking
70. University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC, 3 theatre programs

University of Maryland College Park - Theatre School Ranking
71. University of Maryland College Park

College Park, MD, 3 theatre programs

University of Northern Colorado - Theatre School Ranking
72. University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO, 4 theatre programs

University of Connecticut - Theatre School Ranking
73. University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT, 5 theatre programs

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Theatre School Ranking
University of Southern Mississippi - Theatre School Ranking
75. University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS, 3 theatre programs

Virginia Commonwealth University - Theatre School Ranking
76. Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA, 2 theatre programs

CUNY Graduate School and University Center - Theatre School Ranking
77. CUNY Graduate School and University Center

New York City, NY, 4 theatre programs

University of Nevada Las Vegas - Theatre School Ranking
78. University of Nevada Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV, 4 theatre programs

University of Houston - Theatre School Ranking
79. University of Houston

Houston, TX, 2 theatre programs

University of Colorado Boulder - Theatre School Ranking
80. University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO, 4 theatre programs

Montclair State University - Theatre School Ranking
81. Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ, 2 theatre programs

Texas Christian University - Theatre School Ranking
82. Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX, 6 theatre programs

The University of Alabama - Theatre School Ranking
83. The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL, 3 theatre programs

University of Oklahoma Norman - Theatre School Ranking
84. University of Oklahoma Norman

Norman, OK, 3 theatre programs

Stony Brook University - Theatre School Ranking
85. Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY, 3 theatre programs

University of North Texas - Theatre School Ranking
86. University of North Texas

Denton, TX, 4 theatre programs

Pepperdine University - Theatre School Ranking
87. Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA, 6 theatre programs

Purdue University - Theatre School Ranking
88. Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN, 7 theatre programs

Mary Baldwin College - Theatre School Ranking
89. Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, VA, 6 theatre programs

Pratt Institute - Theatre School Ranking
90. Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, NY, 3 theatre programs

Southern Methodist University - Theatre School Ranking
91. Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX, 2 theatre programs

Mississippi State University - Theatre School Ranking
92. Mississippi State University

Starkville, MS, 1 theatre program

James Madison University - Theatre School Ranking
93. James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA, 2 theatre programs

George Washington University - Theatre School Ranking
94. George Washington University

Washington, DC, 4 theatre programs

The Juilliard School - Theatre School Ranking
95. The Juilliard School

New York City, NY, 3 theatre programs

Vassar College - Theatre School Ranking
96. Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY, 2 theatre programs

Suffolk University - Theatre School Ranking
97. Suffolk University

Boston, MA, 12 theatre programs

University of South Carolina Columbia - Theatre School Ranking
98. University of South Carolina Columbia

Columbia, SC, 3 theatre programs

College of The Holy Cross - Theatre School Ranking
99. College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, MA, 4 theatre programs

Oregon State University - Theatre School Ranking
100. Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR, 1 theatre program

Theatre schools by state:

Schools by State14 Theatre Schools in Alabama22 Theatre Schools in Arizona12 Theatre Schools in Arkansas131 Theatre Schools in California15 Theatre Schools in Colorado15 Theatre Schools in Connecticut1 Theatre Schools in Delaware26 Theatre Schools in Florida32 Theatre Schools in Georgia6 Theatre Schools in Idaho41 Theatre Schools in Illinois31 Theatre Schools in Indiana22 Theatre Schools in Iowa24 Theatre Schools in Kansas18 Theatre Schools in Kentucky14 Theatre Schools in Louisiana7 Theatre Schools in Maine14 Theatre Schools in Maryland42 Theatre Schools in Massachusetts39 Theatre Schools in Michigan32 Theatre Schools in Minnesota17 Theatre Schools in Mississippi33 Theatre Schools in Missouri4 Theatre Schools in Montana14 Theatre Schools in Nebraska4 Theatre Schools in Nevada7 Theatre Schools in New Hampshire18 Theatre Schools in New Jersey8 Theatre Schools in New Mexico83 Theatre Schools in New York40 Theatre Schools in North Carolina4 Theatre Schools in North Dakota41 Theatre Schools in Ohio19 Theatre Schools in Oklahoma17 Theatre Schools in Oregon70 Theatre Schools in Pennsylvania7 Theatre Schools in Rhode Island19 Theatre Schools in South Carolina6 Theatre Schools in South Dakota28 Theatre Schools in Tennessee79 Theatre Schools in Texas10 Theatre Schools in Utah9 Theatre Schools in Vermont43 Theatre Schools in Virginia16 Theatre Schools in Washington8 Theatre Schools in District of Columbia5 Theatre Schools in West Virginia25 Theatre Schools in Wisconsin6 Theatre Schools in Wyoming

Theatre schools by diploma:

Certificates: 97 schools
Associate's Degrees: 225 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 950 schools
Master's Degrees: 188 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 37 schools

Theatre schools by major:

General Drama: 992 schools
Acting and Performing: 342 schools
Screenwriting and Playwriting: 57 schools
Design and Technology: 183 schools
Management and Directing: 66 schools

Theatre schools by region:

Northeast: 258 schools
Midwest: 312 schools
South: 394 schools
West: 244 schools

Popular theatre school cities:

in Alabama:
Birmingham: 3 schools
Tuscaloosa: 1 school
in Arizona:
Flagstaff: 2 schools
Tempe: 2 schools
Tucson: 2 schools
in Arkansas:
Fayetteville: 1 school
in California:
Arcata: 1 school
Berkeley: 1 school
Blue Lake: 1 school
Chico: 1 school
Cypress: 1 school
Davis: 1 school
El Cajon: 1 school
Fullerton: 2 schools
Glendora: 1 school
Huntington Beach: 1 school
Irvine: 3 schools
La Jolla: 2 schools
Long Beach: 2 schools
Los Angeles: 9 schools
Malibu: 1 school
Northridge: 1 school
Orange: 1 school
Pomona: 1 school
Riverside: 2 schools
Sacramento: 3 schools
San Bernardino: 1 school
San Diego: 5 schools
San Francisco: 4 schools
San Jose: 2 schools
San Marcos: 2 schools
Santa Barbara: 4 schools
Santa Cruz: 1 school
Santa Maria: 1 school
Valencia: 1 school
Victorville: 1 school
in Colorado:
Boulder: 2 schools
Colorado Springs: 3 schools
Denver: 3 schools
Fort Collins: 1 school
Grand Junction: 1 school
Greeley: 1 school
in Connecticut:
New Haven: 2 schools
Storrs: 1 school
in District of Columbia:
Washington: 8 schools
in Florida:
Boca Raton: 2 schools
Coral Gables: 1 school
Gainesville: 1 school
Miami: 2 schools
Orlando: 2 schools
Tallahassee: 2 schools
Tampa: 3 schools
Winter Park: 2 schools
in Georgia:
Athens: 1 school
Atlanta: 5 schools
Kennesaw: 1 school
Savannah: 3 schools
Valdosta: 1 school
in Hawaii:
Honolulu: 1 school
in Idaho:
Moscow: 1 school
in Illinois:
Bloomington: 1 school
Champaign: 1 school
Chicago: 10 schools
Decatur: 1 school
Evanston: 1 school
Normal: 1 school
in Indiana:
Bloomington: 1 school
Evansville: 2 schools
Muncie: 1 school
Notre Dame: 2 schools
West Lafayette: 1 school
in Iowa:
Cedar Falls: 1 school
Iowa City: 1 school
in Kansas:
Lawrence: 2 schools
Manhattan: 1 school
in Kentucky:
Highland Heights: 1 school
Lexington: 2 schools
in Louisiana:
Baton Rouge: 2 schools
Bossier City: 1 school
New Orleans: 5 schools
in Maryland:
Baltimore: 4 schools
College Park: 1 school
Towson: 1 school
in Massachusetts:
Amherst: 3 schools
Boston: 7 schools
Cambridge: 1 school
Chestnut Hill: 2 schools
North Dartmouth: 1 school
Worcester: 4 schools
in Michigan:
Ann Arbor: 2 schools
Detroit: 3 schools
East Lansing: 1 school
Kalamazoo: 2 schools
Ypsilanti: 1 school
in Minnesota:
Duluth: 1 school
Mankato: 2 schools
Minneapolis: 5 schools
Moorhead: 2 schools
Saint Paul: 8 schools
in Mississippi:
Cleveland: 1 school
Hattiesburg: 2 schools
Jackson: 3 schools
Starkville: 1 school
in Missouri:
Cape Girardeau: 1 school
Columbia: 2 schools
Kansas City: 4 schools
Saint Charles: 1 school
Saint Louis: 7 schools
Springfield: 3 schools
in Montana:
Missoula: 1 school
in Nebraska:
Lincoln: 3 schools
Omaha: 3 schools
in Nevada:
Las Vegas: 2 schools
in New Hampshire:
Durham: 1 school
in New Jersey:
Bloomfield: 1 school
Galloway: 1 school
Madison: 2 schools
Mahwah: 1 school
Montclair: 1 school
New Brunswick: 1 school
Union: 1 school
West Windsor: 1 school
in New Mexico:
Albuquerque: 1 school
Las Cruces: 1 school
in New York:
Bayside: 1 school
Bronx: 3 schools
Brooklyn: 4 schools
Buffalo: 2 schools
Flushing: 1 school
Fredonia: 1 school
Garden City: 2 schools
Hempstead: 1 school
Ithaca: 2 schools
New Paltz: 1 school
New York City: 16 schools
Niagara University: 1 school
Potsdam: 1 school
Poughkeepsie: 2 schools
Purchase: 2 schools
Staten Island: 2 schools
Stony Brook: 1 school
Syracuse: 2 schools
Troy: 3 schools
in North Carolina:
Boone: 1 school
Chapel Hill: 1 school
Charlotte: 3 schools
Elon: 1 school
Greensboro: 5 schools
Greenville: 1 school
Raleigh: 3 schools
Winston Salem: 2 schools
in Ohio:
Akron: 1 school
Athens: 1 school
Bowling Green: 1 school
Cincinnati: 1 school
Cleveland: 3 schools
Columbus: 3 schools
Dayton: 3 schools
Kent: 1 school
Oberlin: 1 school
Oxford: 1 school
in Oklahoma:
Edmond: 2 schools
Norman: 1 school
Oklahoma City: 2 schools
in Oregon:
Ashland: 1 school
Corvallis: 1 school
Eugene: 1 school
Portland: 6 schools
in Pennsylvania:
Allentown: 2 schools
Center Valley: 1 school
Harrisburg: 2 schools
Indiana: 1 school
Philadelphia: 7 schools
Pittsburgh: 5 schools
University Park: 2 schools
in Puerto Rico:
Santurce: 1 school
in Rhode Island:
Providence: 3 schools
in South Carolina:
Charleston: 2 schools
Columbia: 2 schools
in Tennessee:
Chattanooga: 2 schools
Knoxville: 1 school
Martin: 1 school
Memphis: 3 schools
Murfreesboro: 1 school
Nashville: 6 schools
in Texas:
Arlington: 1 school
Austin: 3 schools
Corpus Christi: 2 schools
Dallas: 2 schools
Denton: 2 schools
Edinburg: 1 school
Fort Worth: 2 schools
Houston: 5 schools
Huntsville: 1 school
Lubbock: 2 schools
Richardson: 1 school
San Antonio: 6 schools
San Marcos: 1 school
Waco: 2 schools
in Utah:
Provo: 1 school
Salt Lake City: 3 schools
in Vermont:
Bennington: 1 school
in Virginia:
Annandale: 1 school
Blacksburg: 1 school
Charlottesville: 2 schools
Fairfax: 1 school
Farmville: 1 school
Harrisonburg: 2 schools
Lynchburg: 4 schools
Newport News: 1 school
Norfolk: 4 schools
Richmond: 3 schools
Roanoke: 1 school
Staunton: 1 school
Virginia Beach: 1 school
Winchester: 1 school
in Washington:
Bellingham: 1 school
Ellensburg: 1 school
Seattle: 4 schools
in West Virginia:
Morgantown: 1 school
in Wisconsin:
Kenosha: 2 schools
La Crosse: 2 schools
Madison: 2 schools
Milwaukee: 4 schools
Whitewater: 1 school
in Wyoming:
Rock Springs: 1 school
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