9 Best Acting (Performing arts/Drama theatre) schools in North Carolina

Below is the list of best universities in North Carolina ranked based on their research performance in Performing arts. A graph of 2.98K citations received by 369 academic papers made by 9 universities in North Carolina 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 of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
25%
Average SAT
1385
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
64%

2. Duke University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$26,932

3. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
87%

4. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
74%

5. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
68%

6. Wake Forest University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
32%
Net Price
$26,324
Receiving Aid
44%
Average Aid
$47,832

7. University of North Carolina Wilmington

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
72%

8. Appalachian State University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
68%

9. East Carolina University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
81%

Closest to North Carolina states to learn Performing arts

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
South Carolina 6 75
Virginia 13 41
Georgia 6 10
District of Columbia 5 60
Maryland 6 27
Kentucky 5 71
Tennessee 6 67
Ohio 18 3
Pennsylvania 20 11
Alabama 3 61
New Jersey 8 24
Indiana 8 4
Florida 11 16
Connecticut 7 5
Illinois 16 1
New York 33 6
Mississippi 3 112
Rhode Island 4 95
Massachusetts 19 2
Michigan 7 20
Vermont 3 114
Missouri 5 56
Louisiana 4 109
Wisconsin 6 15
Iowa 4 77
Maine 5 125
Oklahoma 4 130
Kansas 3 51
Minnesota 5 30
Texas 17 8
Colorado 5 53
Utah 3 57
Arizona 3 25
Oregon 5 92
California 34 7
Washington 5 17