10 Best Acting (Performing arts/Drama theatre) schools in New York State

Below is the list of best universities in New York State ranked based on their research performance in Performing arts. A graph of 7.16K citations received by 1.37K academic papers made by 10 universities in New York State 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. New York University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$45,417

2. Columbia University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$22,126

3. Fordham University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
53%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$41,569

4. Syracuse University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
69%
Net Price
$47,177
Receiving Aid
88%
Average Aid
$25,864

5. Cornell University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1470
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,522

6. University of Rochester

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
35%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$36,254

7. New School

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$50,908

8. Rochester Institute of Technology

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$36,514

9. St John's University - New York

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$26,771

10. University at Buffalo

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
86%

Closest to New York states to learn Performing arts

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Vermont 3 114
Connecticut 7 5
Massachusetts 19 2
Pennsylvania 20 11
Rhode Island 4 95
New Jersey 8 24
Maryland 6 27
District of Columbia 5 60
Maine 5 125
Ohio 18 3
Virginia 13 41
Michigan 7 20
North Carolina 9 22
Indiana 8 4
Kentucky 5 71
South Carolina 6 75
Wisconsin 6 15
Illinois 16 1
Tennessee 6 67
Georgia 6 10
Iowa 4 77
Alabama 3 61
Minnesota 5 30
Missouri 5 56
Mississippi 3 112
Florida 11 16
Kansas 3 51
Louisiana 4 109
Oklahoma 4 130
Texas 17 8
Colorado 5 53
Utah 3 57
Arizona 3 25
Washington 5 17
Oregon 5 92
California 34 7