5 Best Acting (Performing arts/Drama theatre) schools in Los Angeles, CA

Below is the list of best universities in Los Angeles ranked based on their research performance in Performing arts. A graph of 8.33K citations received by 353 academic papers made by 5 universities in Los Angeles 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

    University of California - Los Angeles logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Average SAT
    1415
    Average ACT
    32
    Receiving Aid
    61%
  2. For Performing arts

    University of Southern California logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Average SAT
    1445
    Average ACT
    33
    Net Price
    $37,521
  3. For Performing arts

    Loyola Marymount University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Average SAT
    1320
    Average ACT
    29
    Net Price
    $47,292
  4. For Performing arts

    California State University - Northridge logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Average SAT
    1020
    Average ACT
    19
    Receiving Aid
    86%
  5. For Performing arts

    California State University - Los Angeles logo
    Acceptance Rate
    48%
    Average SAT
    985
    Average ACT
    18
    Receiving Aid
    94%

Universities for Performing arts near Los Angeles

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University
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City
32California State University - Long Beach113
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Long Beach, California
43Pepperdine University128
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Malibu, California
46Chapman University168
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Orange, California
58University of California - Irvine54
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Irvine, California
85University of California - Riverside137
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Riverside, California
141University of California - Santa Barbara49
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Santa Barbara, California
161University of California-San Diego48
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San Diego, California
179San Diego State University94
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San Diego, California
363University of Nevada - Las Vegas77
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Las Vegas, Nevada
476University of California - Santa Cruz93
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Santa Cruz, California

Art & Design subfields in Los Angeles