6 Best Acting (Performing arts/Drama theatre) schools in Boston, MA

Below is the list of best universities in Boston ranked based on their research performance in Performing arts. A graph of 1.9K citations received by 224 academic papers made by 6 universities in Boston was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

1. Boston College

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
26%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$30,192

2. Boston University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$29,154

3. Northeastern University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$37,738

4. Suffolk University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1107
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$34,561

5. University of Massachusetts - Boston

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
80%
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$11,905
Enrollment
16,259

6. Emerson College

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
41%
Average SAT
1285
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$47,594

Universities for Performing arts near Boston

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University
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City
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 36
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
5 Harvard University 2
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
7 Tufts University 85
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Medford, Massachusetts
42 Bridgewater State University 176
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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
66 Brown University 95
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Providence, Rhode Island
66 Rhode Island College 120
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Providence, Rhode Island
104 University of Rhode Island 132
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Kingston, Rhode Island
115 University of Connecticut 38
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Storrs, Connecticut
120 University of Massachusetts - Amherst 43
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Amherst, Massachusetts
130 Smith College 117
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Northampton, Massachusetts