Best Colleges with Dance Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Dance, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Dance is a very popular major and is offered at a wide variety of colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Dance 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 Dance degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Dance.

The Best Dance Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 2 Dance Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city.

Based on 20 Reviews
2 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 4 Dance Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 55 students graduated in the study area of Dance with students earning 32 Master's degrees, 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
3 Duke University Durham, NC

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

Based on 24 Reviews
4 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 2 Dance Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Dance with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
5 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 2 Dance Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Dance with students earning 3 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
6 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis offers 2 Dance Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Dance with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
7 Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Cornell University offers 2 Dance Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city.

Based on 100 Reviews
8 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 1 Dance Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city.

Based on 52 Reviews
9 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 2 Dance Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Dance with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
10 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers 2 Dance Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Dance with students earning 11 Bachelor's degrees, and 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 128 Reviews

List of Dance Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
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  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
Duke University Duke University Durham, NC
5/5
5 : 1 15,984
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
3/5
7 : 1 43,651
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
Tulane University of Louisiana Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
5/5
12 : 1 12,485
Middlebury College Middlebury College Middlebury, VT
5/5
9 : 1 2,558
Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus, OH
3/5
15 : 1 58,663
University Logo Emory University Atlanta, GA
5/5
7 : 1 13,788
Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
5/5
9 : 1 11,340
Barnard College Barnard College New York, NY
5/5
10 : 1 2,548
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
Fordham University Fordham University Bronx, NY
5/5
16 : 1 15,286
Carleton College Carleton College Northfield, MN
5/5
9 : 1 2,014
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
University of California-Santa Barbara University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
3/5
24 : 1 23,497
Southern Methodist University Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
5/5
14 : 1 11,643
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408

Find Local Colleges Offering Dance Degrees

What degrees do people get in Dance?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 61 Colleges 150 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 238 Colleges 2,472 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 24 Colleges 78 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 4 Colleges 5 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 41 Colleges 191 Graduates

Dance Degree Overview

On the start of the search for Dance degrees, know that there are many possibilities for a traditional degree as well as higher education options. The most typical path for those earning a degree in Dance can figure a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most common Dance degree earned was a bachelor's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Dance degree that people earn is a master's degree which suggests a focus on higher learning. This suggests that the degree requires dedication to schooling and you may want to seek more than a four year time commitment. Although a doctoral degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. Finding the right Dance degree for you not only requires the flexibility of your time and schedule but also a look into the schools the offer the degree as well as what options are available to you once you earn your degree.

Average cost of college for a Dance degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$2,145 Public In-State
$6,533 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$8,881 Public In-State
$35,927 Private In-State
$22,201 Public Out-of-State
$35,927 Private Out-of-State
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