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 988 citations received by 202 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

  1. For Performing arts

    George Washington University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Average SAT
    1375
    Average ACT
    32
    Net Price
    $38,829
  2. For Performing arts

    Georgetown University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Average SAT
    1465
    Average ACT
    33
    Net Price
    $28,442
  3. For Performing arts

    American University in Washington logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Average SAT
    1300
    Average ACT
    29
    Net Price
    $40,469
  4. For Performing arts

    Catholic University of America logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Net Price
    $36,331
    Receiving Aid
    97%
    Average Aid
    $27,232
  5. For Performing arts

    Howard University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Average SAT
    1205
    Average ACT
    25
    Net Price
    $21,428

Universities for Performing arts near Washington

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University
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13University of Maryland - College Park41
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College Park, Maryland
25George Mason University44
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Fairfax, Virginia
60Johns Hopkins University70
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Baltimore, Maryland
106Gettysburg College164
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
141University of Delaware131
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Newark, Delaware
142Franklin and Marshall College157
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
153University of Richmond90
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Richmond, Virginia
159University of Virginia34
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Charlottesville, Virginia
167James Madison University166
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
183College of William and Mary64
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Williamsburg, Virginia