Theatre Schools in The Northeast

In 2015, we have evaluated theatre 258 schools offering majors in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. team ranks New York University (New York City, NY), Temple University (Philadelphia, PA), and Emerson College (Boston, MA) the best three theatre colleges in the Northeast.

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

Top 25 theatre schools in the Northeast:

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

New York City, NY, 11 theatre programs

Temple University - Theatre School Ranking
2. Temple University

Philadelphia, PA, 5 theatre programs

Emerson College - Theatre School Ranking
3. Emerson College

Boston, MA, 8 theatre programs

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

New York City, NY, 8 theatre programs

Yale University - Theatre School Ranking
5. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 11 theatre programs

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

Pittsburgh, PA, 11 theatre programs

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

New York City, NY, 2 theatre programs

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

New York City, NY, 5 theatre programs

Boston University - Theatre School Ranking
9. Boston University

Boston, MA, 12 theatre programs

Ithaca College - Theatre School Ranking
10. Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY, 8 theatre programs

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

University Park, PA, 4 theatre programs

SUNY at Purchase College - Theatre School Ranking
12. SUNY at Purchase College

Purchase, NY, 6 theatre programs

Brown University - Theatre School Ranking
13. Brown University

Providence, RI, 7 theatre programs

Syracuse University - Theatre School Ranking
14. Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY, 6 theatre programs

The New School - Theatre School Ranking
15. The New School

New York City, NY, 4 theatre programs

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

New York City, NY, 5 theatre programs

Harvard University - Theatre School Ranking
17. Harvard University

Cambridge, MA, 2 theatre programs

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

New Brunswick, NJ, 3 theatre programs

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

New Paltz, NY, 2 theatre programs

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

Brooklyn, NY, 3 theatre programs

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

Amherst, MA, 4 theatre programs

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

Storrs, CT, 5 theatre programs

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

New York City, NY, 4 theatre programs

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

Montclair, NJ, 2 theatre programs

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

Stony Brook, NY, 3 theatre programs

Theatre schools in the Northeast by state:

Schools by State15 Theatre Schools in Connecticut7 Theatre Schools in Maine42 Theatre Schools in Massachusetts7 Theatre Schools in New Hampshire18 Theatre Schools in New Jersey83 Theatre Schools in New York70 Theatre Schools in Pennsylvania7 Theatre Schools in Rhode Island9 Theatre Schools in Vermont

Theatre programs in the Northeast:

General Drama: 201 schools
Acting and Performing: 88 schools
Screenwriting and Playwriting: 18 schools
Design and Technology: 42 schools
Management and Directing: 21 schools

Popular theatre school cities:

New York City: 16 schools
Boston: 7 schools
Philadelphia: 7 schools
Pittsburgh: 5 schools
Brooklyn: 4 schools
Worcester: 4 schools
Providence: 3 schools
Troy: 3 schools
Burlington: 3 schools
Amherst: 3 schools
Reading: 3 schools
Bronx: 3 schools
New Haven: 2 schools
Ithaca: 2 schools
Greensburg: 2 schools
Purchase: 2 schools
Syracuse: 2 schools
University Park: 2 schools
Harrisburg: 2 schools
Garden City: 2 schools
Bethlehem: 2 schools
Rochester: 2 schools
Poughkeepsie: 2 schools
Buffalo: 2 schools
Albany: 2 schools

Theatre schools in other regions:

Midwest: 312 schools
South: 394 schools
West: 244 schools © 2017 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology