Theatre Schools in New York - 2017 Ranking

New York Theatre Schools93 New York theatre colleges offer certificates, associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in acting, design, and production.

The best theatre programs are offered by New York University. This theatre school has an excellent quality programs evaluated with five-star rating for curriculum and four stars for teaching.

See the top 50 theatre schools and colleges in New York below or narrow your search by program, desired diploma, or city in New York.

Top 50 theatre schools in New York:

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

New York City, 13 theatre programs

The New School - Theatre School Ranking
2. The New School

New York City, 7 theatre programs

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

New York City, 2 theatre programs

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

Purchase, 9 theatre programs

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

New York City, 6 theatre programs

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

New York City, 6 theatre programs

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

New York City, 6 theatre programs

Syracuse University - Theatre School Ranking
8. Syracuse University

Syracuse, 6 theatre programs

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

Stony Brook, 4 theatre programs

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

Brooklyn, 3 theatre programs

University at Buffalo - Theatre School Ranking
11. University at Buffalo

Buffalo, 5 theatre programs

CUNY City College - Theatre School Ranking
12. CUNY City College

New York City, 3 theatre programs

The Juilliard School - Theatre School Ranking
13. The Juilliard School

New York City, 4 theatre programs

SUNY at Binghamton - Theatre School Ranking
14. SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, 7 theatre programs

Fordham University - Theatre School Ranking
15. Fordham University

Bronx, 3 theatre programs

Vassar College - Theatre School Ranking
16. Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, 2 theatre programs

Adelphi University - Theatre School Ranking
17. Adelphi University

Garden City, 3 theatre programs

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

New York City, 4 theatre programs

CUNY Queens College - Theatre School Ranking
19. CUNY Queens College

Queens, 2 theatre programs

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

Bronx, 3 theatre programs

Ithaca College - Theatre School Ranking
21. Ithaca College

Ithaca, 10 theatre programs

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

New Paltz, 4 theatre programs

SUNY Oneonta - Theatre School Ranking
23. SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, 4 theatre programs

Hofstra University - Theatre School Ranking
24. Hofstra University

Hempstead, 3 theatre programs

LIU Post - Theatre School Ranking
25. LIU Post

Brookville, 5 theatre programs

Skidmore College - Theatre School Ranking
26. Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, 2 theatre programs

CUNY New York City College of Technology - Theatre School Ranking
Nazareth College - Theatre School Ranking
28. Nazareth College

Rochester, 4 theatre programs

Manhattanville College - Theatre School Ranking
29. Manhattanville College

Purchase, 4 theatre programs

SUNY College at Brockport - Theatre School Ranking
30. SUNY College

Brockport, 3 theatre programs

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Theatre School Ranking
31. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, 3 theatre programs

Sarah Lawrence College - Theatre School Ranking
32. Sarah Lawrence College

Bronxville, 1 theatre program

SUNY College at Old Westbury - Theatre School Ranking
33. SUNY College

Old Westbury, 1 theatre program

Pratt Institute - Theatre School Ranking
34. Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, 3 theatre programs

College of Staten Island CUNY - Theatre School Ranking
35. College of Staten Island CUNY

Staten Island, 1 theatre program

Colgate University - Theatre School Ranking
36. Colgate University

Hamilton, 2 theatre programs

Cornell University - Theatre School Ranking
37. Cornell University

Ithaca, 4 theatre programs

Molloy College - Theatre School Ranking
38. Molloy College

Rockville Centre, 1 theatre program

Marymount Manhattan College - Theatre School Ranking
39. Marymount Manhattan College

New York City, 9 theatre programs

SUNY at Fredonia - Theatre School Ranking
40. SUNY at Fredonia

Fredonia, 4 theatre programs

CUNY Queensborough Community College - Theatre School Ranking
41. CUNY Queensborough Community College

Bayside, 2 theatre programs

Wagner College - Theatre School Ranking
42. Wagner College

Staten Island, 2 theatre programs

SUNY College at Potsdam - Theatre School Ranking
43. SUNY College

Potsdam, 7 theatre programs

SUNY College at Cortland - Theatre School Ranking
44. SUNY College

Cortland, 3 theatre programs

Siena College - Theatre School Ranking
45. Siena College

Loudonville, 3 theatre programs

Barnard College - Theatre School Ranking
46. Barnard College

New York City, 4 theatre programs

Neighborhood Playhouse School of The Theater - Theatre School Ranking
47. Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater

New York City, 1 theatre program

Circle in The Square Theater School - Theatre School Ranking
48. Circle in the Square Theater School

New York City, 1 theatre program

Niagara University - Theatre School Ranking
49. Niagara University

Niagara University, 1 theatre program

SUNY Buffalo State - Theatre School Ranking
50. SUNY Buffalo State

Buffalo, 2 theatre programs

New York theatre schools by program:

General Drama: 67 schools
Acting and Performing: 41 schools
Screenwriting and Playwriting: 6 schools
Design and Technology: 26 schools
Management and Directing: 6 schools

New York theatre schools by diploma:

Certificates: 17 schools
Associate's Degrees: 23 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 64 schools
Master's Degrees: 22 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 5 schools

New York theatre schools by city:

Albany: 1 school
Alfred: 1 school
Amherst: 1 school
Batavia: 1 school
Bayside: 1 school
Brockport: 1 school
Bronx: 5 schools
Bronxville: 1 school
Brooklyn: 4 schools
Brookville: 1 school
Buffalo: 2 schools
Canton: 1 school
Clinton: 1 school
Cortland: 1 school
Dix Hills: 1 school
Elmira: 1 school
Fredonia: 1 school
Garden City: 2 schools
Geneseo: 1 school
Hamilton: 1 school
Hempstead: 1 school
Herkimer: 1 school
Ithaca: 2 schools
Jamestown: 1 school
Johnstown: 1 school
Keuka Park: 1 school
Long Island City: 1 school
Loudonville: 1 school
New Paltz: 1 school
New York City: 17 schools
Niagara University: 1 school
Oakdale: 1 school
Old Westbury: 1 school
Oneonta: 2 schools
Oswego: 1 school
Plattsburgh: 1 school
Potsdam: 1 school
Poughkeepsie: 2 schools
Purchase: 2 schools
Queens: 2 schools
Rochester: 3 schools
Rockville Centre: 1 school
Saint Bonaventure: 1 school
Sanborn: 1 school
Saratoga Springs: 1 school
Schenectady: 2 schools
Selden: 1 school
Staten Island: 2 schools
Stone Ridge: 1 school
Stony Brook: 1 school
Suffern: 1 school
Syracuse: 2 schools
Troy: 3 schools
Utica: 1 school
Valhalla: 1 school
Vestal: 1 school © 2017 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology