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2017 Ranking - Top 100 performing arts schools:

The Juilliard School - Performing Arts School Ranking
1. The Juilliard School

New York City, NY, 42 performing arts programs

Northwestern University - Performing Arts School Ranking
2. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL, 39 performing arts programs

New York University - Performing Arts School Ranking
3. New York University

New York City, NY, 11 performing arts programs

University of Southern California - Performing Arts School Ranking
4. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA, 27 performing arts programs

The New England Conservatory of Music - Performing Arts School Ranking
5. The New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, MA, 35 performing arts programs

University of Washington Seattle - Performing Arts School Ranking
6. University of Washington Seattle

Seattle, WA, 50 performing arts programs

Brigham Young University Provo - Performing Arts School Ranking
7. Brigham Young University Provo

Provo, UT, 11 performing arts programs

The New School - Performing Arts School Ranking
8. The New School

New York City, NY, 18 performing arts programs

San Francisco Conservatory of Music - Performing Arts School Ranking
9. San Francisco Conservatory of Music

San Francisco, CA, 21 performing arts programs

Carnegie Mellon University - Performing Arts School Ranking
10. Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA, 13 performing arts programs

University of California Irvine - Performing Arts School Ranking
11. University of California Irvine

Irvine, CA, 8 performing arts programs

University of California Davis - Performing Arts School Ranking
12. University of California Davis

Davis, CA, 7 performing arts programs

Indiana University Bloomington - Performing Arts School Ranking
13. Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, IN, 16 performing arts programs

Syracuse University - Performing Arts School Ranking
14. Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY, 12 performing arts programs

University of Cincinnati - Performing Arts School Ranking
15. University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, 13 performing arts programs

Florida State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
16. Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, 8 performing arts programs

Temple University - Performing Arts School Ranking
17. Temple University

Philadelphia, PA, 9 performing arts programs

California State University Long Beach - Performing Arts School Ranking
18. California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, CA, 6 performing arts programs

Pratt Institute - Performing Arts School Ranking
19. Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, NY, 3 performing arts programs

American Musical and Dramatic Academy - Performing Arts School Ranking
20. American Musical and Dramatic Academy

New York City, NY, 2 performing arts programs

Texas State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
21. Texas State University

San Marcos, TX, 9 performing arts programs

Rice University - Performing Arts School Ranking
22. Rice University

Houston, TX, 15 performing arts programs

University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Performing Arts School Ranking
23. University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI, 12 performing arts programs

Ohio State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
24. Ohio State University

Columbus, OH, 8 performing arts programs

Columbia University in The City of New York - Performing Arts School Ranking
25. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York City, NY, 7 performing arts programs

University of Notre Dame - Performing Arts School Ranking
26. University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN, 5 performing arts programs

Chapman University - Performing Arts School Ranking
27. Chapman University

Orange, CA, 7 performing arts programs

University of North Texas - Performing Arts School Ranking
28. University of North Texas

Denton, TX, 8 performing arts programs

University of Kansas - Performing Arts School Ranking
29. University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS, 7 performing arts programs

University of California Los Angeles - Performing Arts School Ranking
30. University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, 5 performing arts programs

University of Minnesota Twin Cities - Performing Arts School Ranking
31. University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN, 8 performing arts programs

The University of Texas at Austin - Performing Arts School Ranking
32. The University of Texas

Austin, TX, 8 performing arts programs

Sam Houston State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
33. Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX, 5 performing arts programs

California State University Chico - Performing Arts School Ranking
34. California State University Chico

Chico, CA, 6 performing arts programs

Utah Valley University - Performing Arts School Ranking
35. Utah Valley University

Orem, UT, 9 performing arts programs

Boston University - Performing Arts School Ranking
36. Boston University

Boston, MA, 11 performing arts programs

San Francisco State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
37. San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA, 7 performing arts programs

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Performing Arts School Ranking
38. University of Illinois

Champaign, IL, 6 performing arts programs

University of California Berkeley - Performing Arts School Ranking
39. University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 6 performing arts programs

California Institute of The Arts - Performing Arts School Ranking
40. California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA, 9 performing arts programs

University at Buffalo - Performing Arts School Ranking
41. University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY, 8 performing arts programs

University of California San Diego - Performing Arts School Ranking
42. University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA, 7 performing arts programs

Purdue University - Performing Arts School Ranking
43. Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN, 5 performing arts programs

University of Utah - Performing Arts School Ranking
44. University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT, 9 performing arts programs

Savannah College of Art and Design - Performing Arts School Ranking
45. Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA, 4 performing arts programs

University of Florida - Performing Arts School Ranking
46. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, 3 performing arts programs

SUNY at Purchase College - Performing Arts School Ranking
47. SUNY at Purchase College

Purchase, NY, 5 performing arts programs

California State University Fullerton - Performing Arts School Ranking
48. California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, CA, 5 performing arts programs

Arizona State University Tempe - Performing Arts School Ranking
49. Arizona State University Tempe

Tempe, AZ, 6 performing arts programs

University of Miami - Performing Arts School Ranking
50. University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL, 13 performing arts programs

Catholic University of America - Performing Arts School Ranking
51. Catholic University of America

Washington, DC, 14 performing arts programs

Washington University in St Louis - Performing Arts School Ranking
52. Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO, 6 performing arts programs

Yale University - Performing Arts School Ranking
53. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 6 performing arts programs

Wayne State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
54. Wayne State University

Detroit, MI, 6 performing arts programs

University of Wisconsin Madison - Performing Arts School Ranking
55. University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, WI, 6 performing arts programs

Fordham University - Performing Arts School Ranking
56. Fordham University

Bronx, NY, 4 performing arts programs

University of Maryland College Park - Performing Arts School Ranking
57. University of Maryland College Park

College Park, MD, 6 performing arts programs

University of California Riverside - Performing Arts School Ranking
58. University of California Riverside

Riverside, CA, 7 performing arts programs

Vanderbilt University - Performing Arts School Ranking
59. Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN, 14 performing arts programs

San Diego State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
60. San Diego State University

San Diego, CA, 5 performing arts programs

University of Central Florida - Performing Arts School Ranking
61. University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL, 3 performing arts programs

University of California Santa Barbara - Performing Arts School Ranking
62. University of California Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA, 6 performing arts programs

American Conservatory Theater - Performing Arts School Ranking
63. American Conservatory Theater

San Francisco, CA, 3 performing arts programs

University of Colorado Boulder - Performing Arts School Ranking
64. University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO, 7 performing arts programs

University of Georgia - Performing Arts School Ranking
65. University of Georgia

Athens, GA, 5 performing arts programs

University of Oregon - Performing Arts School Ranking
66. University of Oregon

Eugene, OR, 9 performing arts programs

Rutgers University New Brunswick - Performing Arts School Ranking
67. Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ, 3 performing arts programs

CUNY Hunter College - Performing Arts School Ranking
68. CUNY Hunter College

New York City, NY, 5 performing arts programs

Adelphi University - Performing Arts School Ranking
69. Adelphi University

Garden City, NY, 5 performing arts programs

University of South Carolina Columbia - Performing Arts School Ranking
70. University of South Carolina Columbia

Columbia, SC, 7 performing arts programs

Pennsylvania State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
71. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA, 6 performing arts programs

University of New Orleans - Performing Arts School Ranking
72. University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, 2 performing arts programs

Brown University - Performing Arts School Ranking
73. Brown University

Providence, RI, 5 performing arts programs

Michigan State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
74. Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI, 5 performing arts programs

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Performing Arts School Ranking
75. University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC, 3 performing arts programs

George Washington University - Performing Arts School Ranking
76. George Washington University

Washington, DC, 7 performing arts programs

University of Houston - Performing Arts School Ranking
77. University of Houston

Houston, TX, 4 performing arts programs

George Mason University - Performing Arts School Ranking
78. George Mason University

Fairfax, VA, 5 performing arts programs

Texas Woman's University - Performing Arts School Ranking
79. Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX, 9 performing arts programs

Wesleyan University - Performing Arts School Ranking
80. Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT, 6 performing arts programs

Stony Brook University - Performing Arts School Ranking
81. Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY, 4 performing arts programs

University of Connecticut - Performing Arts School Ranking
82. University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT, 5 performing arts programs

University of Missouri Kansas City - Performing Arts School Ranking
83. University of Missouri Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, 5 performing arts programs

University of Nebraska Lincoln - Performing Arts School Ranking
84. University of Nebraska Lincoln

Lincoln, NE, 5 performing arts programs

California State University Northridge - Performing Arts School Ranking
85. California State University Northridge

Northridge, CA, 3 performing arts programs

Texas Tech University - Performing Arts School Ranking
86. Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX, 4 performing arts programs

University of South Florida - Performing Arts School Ranking
87. University of South Florida

Tampa, FL, 3 performing arts programs

Smith College - Performing Arts School Ranking
88. Smith College

Northampton, MA, 6 performing arts programs

North Carolina State University at Raleigh - Performing Arts School Ranking
89. North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC, 2 performing arts programs

CUNY New York City College of Technology - Performing Arts School Ranking
90. CUNY New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn, NY, 1 performing arts program

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania - Performing Arts School Ranking
91. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA, 4 performing arts programs

University of Hawaii at Manoa - Performing Arts School Ranking
92. University of Hawaii

Honolulu, HI, 5 performing arts programs

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College - Performing Arts School Ranking
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
94. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA, 3 performing arts programs

Vassar College - Performing Arts School Ranking
95. Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY, 2 performing arts programs

Harvard University - Performing Arts School Ranking
96. Harvard University

Cambridge, MA, 2 performing arts programs

CUNY City College - Performing Arts School Ranking
97. CUNY City College

New York City, NY, 2 performing arts programs

CUNY Brooklyn College - Performing Arts School Ranking
98. CUNY Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY, 2 performing arts programs

Lehigh University - Performing Arts School Ranking
99. Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA, 4 performing arts programs

Brandeis University - Performing Arts School Ranking
100. Brandeis University

Waltham, MA, 3 performing arts programs

Performing arts schools by state:

Schools by State18 Performing Arts Schools in Alabama21 Performing Arts Schools in Arizona11 Performing Arts Schools in Arkansas159 Performing Arts Schools in California12 Performing Arts Schools in Colorado16 Performing Arts Schools in Connecticut2 Performing Arts Schools in Delaware25 Performing Arts Schools in Florida42 Performing Arts Schools in Georgia8 Performing Arts Schools in Idaho49 Performing Arts Schools in Illinois32 Performing Arts Schools in Indiana22 Performing Arts Schools in Iowa22 Performing Arts Schools in Kansas19 Performing Arts Schools in Kentucky14 Performing Arts Schools in Louisiana4 Performing Arts Schools in Maine20 Performing Arts Schools in Maryland44 Performing Arts Schools in Massachusetts39 Performing Arts Schools in Michigan35 Performing Arts Schools in Minnesota11 Performing Arts Schools in Mississippi32 Performing Arts Schools in Missouri3 Performing Arts Schools in Montana15 Performing Arts Schools in Nebraska4 Performing Arts Schools in Nevada7 Performing Arts Schools in New Hampshire15 Performing Arts Schools in New Jersey10 Performing Arts Schools in New Mexico88 Performing Arts Schools in New York39 Performing Arts Schools in North Carolina4 Performing Arts Schools in North Dakota47 Performing Arts Schools in Ohio21 Performing Arts Schools in Oklahoma18 Performing Arts Schools in Oregon72 Performing Arts Schools in Pennsylvania7 Performing Arts Schools in Rhode Island24 Performing Arts Schools in South Carolina7 Performing Arts Schools in South Dakota25 Performing Arts Schools in Tennessee86 Performing Arts Schools in Texas11 Performing Arts Schools in Utah7 Performing Arts Schools in Vermont41 Performing Arts Schools in Virginia20 Performing Arts Schools in Washington8 Performing Arts Schools in District of Columbia7 Performing Arts Schools in West Virginia26 Performing Arts Schools in Wisconsin5 Performing Arts Schools in Wyoming

Performing arts schools by diploma:

Certificates: 169 schools
Associate's Degrees: 292 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 943 schools
Master's Degrees: 239 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 57 schools

Performing arts schools by major:

Dance: 306 schools
Ballet: 6 schools
Music: 460 schools
Theatre: 1,050 schools

Performing arts schools by region:

Northeast: 260 schools
Midwest: 330 schools
South: 417 schools
West: 273 schools

Popular performing arts school cities:

in Alabama:
Auburn: 1 school
Birmingham: 3 schools
Tuscaloosa: 1 school
in Arizona:
Flagstaff: 1 school
Mesa: 1 school
Tempe: 3 schools
Tucson: 2 schools
in Arkansas:
Fayetteville: 1 school
in California:
Arcata: 1 school
Berkeley: 1 school
Blue Lake: 1 school
Burbank: 1 school
Chico: 1 school
Davis: 1 school
Fresno: 2 schools
Fullerton: 2 schools
Hollywood: 2 schools
Irvine: 3 schools
La Jolla: 1 school
Long Beach: 2 schools
Los Angeles: 11 schools
Moorpark: 1 school
Northridge: 1 school
Orange: 1 school
Pasadena: 2 schools
Riverside: 4 schools
Sacramento: 4 schools
San Diego: 6 schools
San Francisco: 9 schools
San Jose: 1 school
San Luis Obispo: 2 schools
Santa Barbara: 3 schools
Santa Cruz: 1 school
Santa Maria: 1 school
Valencia: 1 school
in Colorado:
Boulder: 2 schools
Denver: 3 schools
Greeley: 1 school
in Connecticut:
Danbury: 1 school
New Britain: 1 school
New Haven: 3 schools
Storrs: 1 school
in Delaware:
Newark: 1 school
in District of Columbia:
Washington: 8 schools
in Florida:
Boca Raton: 2 schools
Coral Gables: 1 school
Fort Lauderdale: 2 schools
Gainesville: 1 school
Jacksonville: 1 school
Miami: 3 schools
Orlando: 1 school
Tallahassee: 2 schools
Tampa: 2 schools
Winter Park: 2 schools
in Georgia:
Albany: 1 school
Athens: 1 school
Atlanta: 8 schools
Augusta: 2 schools
Columbus: 1 school
Kennesaw: 2 schools
Marietta: 1 school
Savannah: 2 schools
Valdosta: 2 schools
in Hawaii:
Honolulu: 1 school
in Idaho:
Boise: 1 school
Moscow: 1 school
in Illinois:
Champaign: 1 school
Chicago: 13 schools
Dekalb: 1 school
Elgin: 1 school
Evanston: 1 school
Glen Ellyn: 1 school
Naperville: 1 school
Normal: 2 schools
Schaumburg: 1 school
in Indiana:
Bloomington: 1 school
Evansville: 2 schools
Indianapolis: 5 schools
Muncie: 1 school
Notre Dame: 2 schools
West Lafayette: 1 school
in Iowa:
Ames: 1 school
Iowa City: 1 school
in Kansas:
Lawrence: 2 schools
in Kentucky:
Highland Heights: 1 school
in Louisiana:
Baton Rouge: 3 schools
New Orleans: 5 schools
in Maryland:
Baltimore: 8 schools
Bel Air: 1 school
College Park: 1 school
Stevenson: 1 school
Towson: 1 school
in Massachusetts:
Amherst: 3 schools
Boston: 9 schools
Cambridge: 2 schools
Fitchburg: 1 school
Franklin: 1 school
North Dartmouth: 1 school
in Michigan:
Ann Arbor: 1 school
Detroit: 4 schools
East Lansing: 1 school
Kalamazoo: 3 schools
Rochester Hills: 2 schools
Ypsilanti: 1 school
in Minnesota:
Duluth: 1 school
Mankato: 2 schools
Minneapolis: 4 schools
Saint Paul: 8 schools
in Mississippi:
Hattiesburg: 2 schools
in Missouri:
Columbia: 2 schools
Kansas City: 3 schools
Saint Charles: 1 school
Saint Louis: 6 schools
Springfield: 3 schools
in Montana:
Missoula: 1 school
in Nebraska:
Lincoln: 3 schools
in Nevada:
Las Vegas: 2 schools
in New Jersey:
Glassboro: 1 school
Lawrenceville: 1 school
Madison: 2 schools
Montclair: 1 school
New Brunswick: 1 school
Union: 1 school
in New Mexico:
Santa Fe: 2 schools
in New York:
Brockport: 1 school
Bronx: 2 schools
Brooklyn: 4 schools
Brookville: 1 school
Buffalo: 2 schools
Farmingdale: 1 school
Fredonia: 1 school
Garden City: 2 schools
Hempstead: 1 school
Ithaca: 2 schools
New Paltz: 1 school
New York City: 18 schools
Poughkeepsie: 1 school
Purchase: 2 schools
Queens: 2 schools
Queensbury: 1 school
Rochester: 4 schools
Saratoga Springs: 1 school
Staten Island: 2 schools
Stony Brook: 1 school
Syracuse: 2 schools
in North Carolina:
Boone: 1 school
Chapel Hill: 1 school
Charlotte: 3 schools
Elon: 1 school
Greensboro: 4 schools
Greenville: 1 school
Raleigh: 4 schools
Wilmington: 1 school
Winston Salem: 2 schools
in Ohio:
Akron: 1 school
Athens: 1 school
Bowling Green: 1 school
Cincinnati: 4 schools
Cleveland: 3 schools
Columbus: 3 schools
Dayton: 3 schools
Kent: 1 school
Oberlin: 1 school
in Oklahoma:
Norman: 2 schools
Oklahoma City: 3 schools
Tulsa: 4 schools
in Oregon:
Ashland: 1 school
Eugene: 1 school
Monmouth: 1 school
Portland: 6 schools
in Pennsylvania:
Allentown: 2 schools
Bethlehem: 2 schools
Center Valley: 1 school
Moon Township: 1 school
Philadelphia: 7 schools
Pittsburgh: 7 schools
Slippery Rock: 1 school
University Park: 1 school
in Puerto Rico:
San Juan: 4 schools
in Rhode Island:
Providence: 3 schools
in South Carolina:
Charleston: 2 schools
Columbia: 4 schools
Conway: 2 schools
Rock Hill: 1 school
in Tennessee:
Chattanooga: 2 schools
Memphis: 3 schools
Murfreesboro: 1 school
Nashville: 4 schools
in Texas:
Abilene: 3 schools
Arlington: 1 school
Austin: 3 schools
Dallas: 4 schools
Denton: 2 schools
Edinburg: 1 school
Farmers Branch: 1 school
Fort Worth: 2 schools
Houston: 6 schools
Huntsville: 1 school
Levelland: 1 school
Lubbock: 2 schools
Nacogdoches: 1 school
San Antonio: 8 schools
San Marcos: 1 school
Waco: 3 schools
in Utah:
Ogden: 1 school
Orem: 1 school
Provo: 1 school
Salt Lake City: 4 schools
in Vermont:
Bennington: 1 school
in Virginia:
Annandale: 1 school
Blacksburg: 1 school
Fairfax: 1 school
Harrisonburg: 2 schools
Lynchburg: 4 schools
Norfolk: 3 schools
Radford: 1 school
Richmond: 4 schools
Roanoke: 2 schools
Winchester: 1 school
in Washington:
Bellingham: 1 school
Ellensburg: 1 school
Seattle: 4 schools
Shoreline: 1 school
in West Virginia:
Morgantown: 1 school
in Wisconsin:
Green Bay: 1 school
Kenosha: 2 schools
La Crosse: 3 schools
Madison: 3 schools
Milwaukee: 4 schools
Stevens Point: 1 school
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