Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in The Northeast - 2017 Ranking

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We list 19 schools offering screenwriting and playwriting majors in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

We rank New York University (New York City, NY), Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA), and The New School (New York City, NY) the best three screenwriting and playwriting schools in the Northeast.

See the best 15 screenwriting and playwriting colleges in the Northeast below or narrow your search by program, state, or city in the Northeast. Also, check our most recent ranking of the best literature schools and colleges in the Northeast.


Top 15 screenwriting & playwriting schools in the Northeast:

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

New York City, NY, 2 screenwriting & playwriting programs

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

Pittsburgh, PA, 1 screenwriting & playwriting program

The New School - Theatre School Ranking
3. The New School

New York City, NY, 1 screenwriting & playwriting program

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

Purchase, NY, 2 screenwriting & playwriting programs

Yale University - Theatre School Ranking
5. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 2 screenwriting & playwriting programs

The Juilliard School - Theatre School Ranking
6. The Juilliard School

New York City, NY, 1 screenwriting & playwriting program

Boston University - Theatre School Ranking
7. Boston University

Boston, MA, 1 screenwriting & playwriting program

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

New York City, NY, 1 screenwriting & playwriting program

Brown University - Theatre School Ranking
9. Brown University

Providence, RI, 1 screenwriting & playwriting program

Drexel University - Theatre School Ranking
10. Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, 1 screenwriting & playwriting program

Point Park University - Theatre School Ranking
11. Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA, 3 screenwriting & playwriting programs

The University of The Arts - Theatre School Ranking
12. The University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA, 1 screenwriting & playwriting program

Bowdoin College - Theatre School Ranking
13. Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME, 2 screenwriting & playwriting programs

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

New York City, NY, 3 screenwriting & playwriting programs

Bennington College - Theatre School Ranking
15. Bennington College

Bennington, VT, 4 screenwriting & playwriting programs

Screenwriting schools in the Northeast by state:

Schools by State1 Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in Connecticut1 Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in Maine2 Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in MassachusettsNo Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in New HampshireNo Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in New Jersey6 Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in New York5 Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in Pennsylvania1 Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in Rhode Island3 Screenwriting and Playwriting Schools in Vermont

Screenwriting & playwriting schools in other regions:

Midwest: 12 schools
South: 12 schools
West: 17 schools

Popular theatre school cities in the Northeast:

in Connecticut:
Danbury: 1 school
Middletown: 1 school
New Britain: 1 school
New Haven: 2 schools
Storrs: 1 school
in Massachusetts:
Amherst: 3 schools
Boston: 7 schools
Cambridge: 1 school
Franklin: 1 school
Haverhill: 1 school
North Adams: 1 school
North Dartmouth: 1 school
Salem: 1 school
Waltham: 1 school
Worcester: 4 schools
in New Hampshire:
Durham: 1 school
Plymouth: 1 school
in New Jersey:
Bloomfield: 1 school
Edison: 1 school
Galloway: 1 school
Glassboro: 1 school
Madison: 2 schools
Montclair: 1 school
New Brunswick: 1 school
Union: 1 school
West Windsor: 1 school
in New York:
Bayside: 1 school
Brockport: 1 school
Bronx: 5 schools
Brooklyn: 4 schools
Brookville: 1 school
Buffalo: 2 schools
Cortland: 1 school
Fredonia: 1 school
Garden City: 2 schools
Hempstead: 1 school
Ithaca: 2 schools
Long Island City: 1 school
Loudonville: 1 school
New Paltz: 1 school
New York City: 17 schools
Niagara University: 1 school
Old Westbury: 1 school
Oneonta: 2 schools
Potsdam: 1 school
Poughkeepsie: 2 schools
Purchase: 2 schools
Queens: 2 schools
Rochester: 3 schools
Saratoga Springs: 1 school
Selden: 1 school
Staten Island: 2 schools
Stone Ridge: 1 school
Stony Brook: 1 school
Syracuse: 2 schools
Troy: 3 schools
Valhalla: 1 school
Vestal: 1 school
in Pennsylvania:
Abington: 1 school
Allentown: 2 schools
Bethlehem: 2 schools
Center Valley: 1 school
Greensburg: 2 schools
Harrisburg: 1 school
Indiana: 1 school
Newtown: 1 school
Philadelphia: 7 schools
Pittsburgh: 6 schools
University Park: 2 schools
Villanova: 1 school
West Chester: 1 school
in Rhode Island:
Kingston: 1 school
Providence: 3 schools
in Vermont:
Bennington: 1 school
Burlington: 3 schools
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