8 Best Acting (Performing arts/Drama theatre) schools in New Jersey

Below is the list of best universities in New Jersey ranked based on their research performance in Performing arts. A graph of 2.12K citations received by 330 academic papers made by 8 universities in New Jersey 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. Princeton University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,685

2. Rutgers University - New Brunswick

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
66%

3. Seton Hall University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$33,652

4. William Paterson University of New Jersey

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
81%
Receiving Aid
90%
Average Aid
$10,364
Enrollment
9,635

5. College of New Jersey

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
82%

6. Rowan University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
89%

7. Montclair State University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
83%
Receiving Aid
82%
Average Aid
$10,570
Enrollment
21,005

8. Kean University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1010
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
94%

Closest to New Jersey states to learn Performing arts

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Maryland 6 27
Connecticut 7 5
District of Columbia 5 60
Pennsylvania 20 11
Rhode Island 4 95
New York 33 6
Massachusetts 19 2
Vermont 3 114
Virginia 13 41
Ohio 18 3
North Carolina 9 22
Maine 5 125
South Carolina 6 75
Kentucky 5 71
Indiana 8 4
Michigan 7 20
Tennessee 6 67
Georgia 6 10
Illinois 16 1
Wisconsin 6 15
Alabama 3 61
Florida 11 16
Missouri 5 56
Iowa 4 77
Mississippi 3 112
Minnesota 5 30
Louisiana 4 109
Kansas 3 51
Oklahoma 4 130
Texas 17 8
Colorado 5 53
Utah 3 57
Arizona 3 25
Washington 5 17
Oregon 5 92
California 34 7