6 Best Acting (Performing arts/Drama theatre) schools in Shanghai

Below is the list of best universities in Shanghai ranked based on their research performance in Performing arts. A graph of 99 citations received by 176 academic papers made by 6 universities in Shanghai 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. East China Normal University

For Performing arts

#8 in China
#23 in Asia
Enrollment
36,026
Founded
1951

2. Shanghai University

For Performing arts

#13 in China
#32 in Asia
Enrollment
36,000
Founded
1994

3. Shanghai Jiao Tong University

For Performing arts

#23 in China
#60 in Asia
Enrollment
47,000
Founded
1896

4. Shanghai Normal University

For Performing arts

#26 in China
#70 in Asia
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954

5. Fudan University

For Performing arts

#29 in China
#74 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1905

6. Shanghai Theatre Academy

For Performing arts

#39 in China
#87 in Asia
Founded
1945

Universities for Performing arts near Shanghai

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University
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City
273 Nanjing University 4
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1081 Beijing Normal University 6
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1086 Tsinghua University 7
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Beijing
1210 Chinese University of Hong Kong 3
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1219 Hong Kong Baptist University 5
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Hong Kong
1219 City University of Hong Kong 9
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1222 Hong Kong Polytechnic University 1
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1226 University of Hong Kong 2
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1453 Northeast Normal University 10
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Changchun
1764 Waseda University 1
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