5 Best Acting (Performing arts/Drama theatre) schools in Washington, DC

Below is the list of best universities in Washington ranked based on their research performance in Performing arts. A graph of 987 citations received by 185 academic papers made by 5 universities in Washington 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. George Washington University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
43%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$40,308

2. Georgetown University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1465
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$30,710

3. American University in Washington

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
39%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$37,319

4. Catholic University of America

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
82%
Net Price
$36,228
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$29,725

5. Howard University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
39%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$23,233

Universities for Performing arts near Washington

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University
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City
13 University of Maryland - College Park 27
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College Park, Maryland
25 George Mason University 41
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Fairfax, Virginia
49 University of Maryland - Baltimore County 147
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Baltimore, Maryland
60 Johns Hopkins University 50
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Baltimore, Maryland
106 Gettysburg College 136
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
141 University of Delaware 122
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Newark, Delaware
153 University of Richmond 88
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Richmond, Virginia
154 Virginia Commonwealth University 184
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Richmond, Virginia
159 University of Virginia 42
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Charlottesville, Virginia
167 James Madison University 181
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Harrisonburg, Virginia