Theatre Schools in The Midwest

Our 2015 ranking contains theatre 312 schools offering majors in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. team ranks Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), Illinois State University (Normal, IL), and DePaul University (Chicago, IL) the best three theatre schools in the Midwest.

See the Top 25 Theatre schools in the Midwest below or narrow your search by program, state, or city in the Midwest.

Top 25 theatre schools in the Midwest:

Northwestern University - Theatre School Ranking
1. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL, 15 theatre programs

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

Normal, IL, 3 theatre programs

DePaul University - Theatre School Ranking
3. DePaul University

Chicago, IL, 8 theatre programs

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

Bloomington, IN, 5 theatre programs

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

Minneapolis, MN, 4 theatre programs

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

Iowa City, IA, 7 theatre programs

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

Ann Arbor, MI, 4 theatre programs

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

Notre Dame, IN, 2 theatre programs

Ohio University - Theatre School Ranking
9. Ohio University

Athens, OH, 9 theatre programs

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

Columbus, OH, 3 theatre programs

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

Champaign, IL, 3 theatre programs

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

Madison, WI, 4 theatre programs

Lindenwood University - Theatre School Ranking
13. Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, MO, 11 theatre programs

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

Cincinnati, OH, 3 theatre programs

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

Kent, OH, 4 theatre programs

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

Ypsilanti, MI, 4 theatre programs

Purdue University - Theatre School Ranking
17. Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN, 7 theatre programs

Webster University - Theatre School Ranking
18. Webster University

Saint Louis, MO, 5 theatre programs

University of Akron - Theatre School Ranking
19. University of Akron

Akron, OH, 7 theatre programs

University of Missouri Kansas City - Theatre School Ranking
20. University of Missouri Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, 4 theatre programs

Missouri State University Springfield - Theatre School Ranking
21. Missouri State University Springfield

Springfield, MO, 4 theatre programs

Minnesota State University Mankato - Theatre School Ranking
22. Minnesota State University Mankato

Mankato, MN, 4 theatre programs

Ball State University - Theatre School Ranking
23. Ball State University

Muncie, IN, 1 theatre program

Michigan State University - Theatre School Ranking
24. Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI, 2 theatre programs

University of Nebraska Lincoln - Theatre School Ranking
25. University of Nebraska Lincoln

Lincoln, NE, 2 theatre programs

Theatre schools in the Midwest by state:

Schools by State41 Theatre Schools in Illinois31 Theatre Schools in Indiana22 Theatre Schools in Iowa24 Theatre Schools in Kansas39 Theatre Schools in Michigan32 Theatre Schools in Minnesota33 Theatre Schools in Missouri14 Theatre Schools in Nebraska4 Theatre Schools in North Dakota41 Theatre Schools in Ohio6 Theatre Schools in South Dakota25 Theatre Schools in Wisconsin

Theatre programs in the Midwest:

General Drama: 269 schools
Acting and Performing: 64 schools
Screenwriting and Playwriting: 11 schools
Design and Technology: 55 schools
Management and Directing: 24 schools

Popular theatre school cities:

Chicago: 10 schools
Saint Paul: 8 schools
Saint Louis: 7 schools
Minneapolis: 5 schools
Grand Rapids: 5 schools
Kansas City: 4 schools
Milwaukee: 4 schools
Omaha: 3 schools
Dayton: 3 schools
Lincoln: 3 schools
Columbus: 3 schools
Springfield: 3 schools
Cleveland: 3 schools
Detroit: 3 schools
Indianapolis: 3 schools
La Crosse: 2 schools
Kalamazoo: 2 schools
Lawrence: 2 schools
Madison: 2 schools
Mankato: 2 schools
Columbia: 2 schools
Evansville: 2 schools
Ann Arbor: 2 schools
Des Moines: 2 schools
Wichita: 2 schools

Theatre schools in other regions:

Northeast: 258 schools
South: 394 schools
West: 244 schools © 2017 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology