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Best Colleges with Acting Degrees in the U.S.

If you are seeking a degree in Acting, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Acting is a popular major and can be found at many different colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2020 ranking of the best colleges that offer Acting degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Acting degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Acting.

The Best Acting Colleges of 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Yale University New Haven, CT

Yale University offers 1 Acting Degree program. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Acting with students earning 15 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
2 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 2 Acting Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 25 students graduated in the study area of Acting with students earning 15 Bachelor's degrees, and 10 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
3 Brown University Providence, RI

Brown University offers 1 Acting Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Acting with students earning 14 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
4 Boston University Boston, MA

Boston University offers 2 Acting Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Acting with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
5 Brandeis University Waltham, MA

Brandeis University offers 1 Acting Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a small city.

Based on 8 Reviews
6 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University offers 2 Acting Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Acting with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
7 George Washington University Washington, DC

George Washington University offers 2 Acting Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Acting with students earning 13 Master's degrees, and 1 Certificates degree.

Based on 28 Reviews
8 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami offers 1 Acting Degree program. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Acting with students earning 8 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
9 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego offers 1 Acting Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Acting with students earning 8 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
10 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
UW Seattle

University of Washington-Seattle Campus offers 4 Acting Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Acting with students earning 15 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 144 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Yale University Yale University New Haven, CT
5/5
5 : 1 12,385
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Brown University Brown University Providence, RI
5/5
12 : 1 9,458
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Brandeis University Brandeis University Waltham, MA
5/5
14 : 1 5,752
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
University of Miami University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
5/5
11 : 1 16,825
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
New York Film Academy New York Film Academy Burbank, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,948
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA
4/5
16 : 1 47,307
Chapman University Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,305
University of Connecticut University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
3/5
15 : 1 27,043
Baylor University Baylor University Waco, TX
5/5
16 : 1 16,787
Emerson College Emerson College Boston, MA
5/5
16 : 1 4,479
Texas Christian University Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
5/5
15 : 1 10,323
Elon University Elon University Elon, NC
5/5
14 : 1 6,631
Purdue University-Main Campus Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
3/5
20 : 1 40,472
Stony Brook University Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY
3/5
14 : 1 25,272
Brigham Young University-Provo Brigham Young University-Provo Provo, UT
2/5
24 : 1 33,469
The New School The New School New York, NY
5/5
11 : 1 10,344
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338

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