10 Best Acting (Performing arts/Drama theatre) schools in London, ENG

Below is the list of best universities in London ranked based on their research performance in Performing arts. A graph of 9.24K citations received by 1.35K academic papers made by 10 universities in London 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. University College London

For Performing arts

#2 in England
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

2. King's College London

For Performing arts

#10 in England
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

3. University of London

For Performing arts

#20 in England
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

4. Queen Mary University of London

For Performing arts

#21 in England
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

5. London School of Economics and Political Science

For Performing arts

#25 in England
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

6. Birkbeck, University of London

For Performing arts

#42 in England
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1823

7. Middlesex University

For Performing arts

#45 in England
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973

8. Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

For Performing arts

#48 in England
Enrollment
375
Founded
1932

9. Goldsmiths, University of London

For Performing arts

#49 in England
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1904

10. University of Roehampton

For Performing arts

#52 in England
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2004

Universities for Performing arts near London

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University
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City
17 Kingston University 62
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Kingston upon Thames
24 Brunel University London 37
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Uxbridge
29 University of Hertfordshire 87
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Hatfield, England
32 Royal Holloway, University of London 25
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Egham
43 University of Surrey 44
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Guildford
57 University of Reading 13
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Reading, England
71 University of Sussex 20
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Brighton, England
76 University of Brighton 48
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Brighton, England
79 University of Cambridge 1
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Cambridge, England
79 Anglia Ruskin University 78
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Cambridge, England