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

Below is the list of best universities in Tennessee ranked based on their research performance in Performing arts. A graph of 848 citations received by 304 academic papers made by 6 universities in Tennessee 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. Vanderbilt University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$25,804

2. University of Tennessee - Knoxville

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1222
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
91%

3. East Tennessee State University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
100%

4. University of Memphis

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
98%

5. University of the South

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$36,244

6. Middle Tennessee State University

For Performing arts

Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
98%

Closest to Tennessee states to learn Performing arts

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Kentucky 5 71
Alabama 3 61
Georgia 6 10
Indiana 8 4
Mississippi 3 112
South Carolina 6 75
Illinois 16 1
North Carolina 9 22
Ohio 18 3
Missouri 5 56
Virginia 13 41
Louisiana 4 109
District of Columbia 5 60
Maryland 6 27
Iowa 4 77
Pennsylvania 20 11
Michigan 7 20
Florida 11 16
Wisconsin 6 15
Oklahoma 4 130
Kansas 3 51
New Jersey 8 24
New York 33 6
Minnesota 5 30
Connecticut 7 5
Rhode Island 4 95
Massachusetts 19 2
Texas 17 8
Vermont 3 114
Colorado 5 53
Maine 5 125
Utah 3 57
Arizona 3 25
California 34 7
Oregon 5 92
Washington 5 17