ListedOur 2017 ranking contains 1,316 performing arts colleges in USA. The most performing arts schools and colleges are located in California (161 schools), New York (96 schools), Texas (87 schools), and Pennsylvania (76 schools).
The best performing arts program in the United States is offered by New York University. That school has an excellent performing arts program - five-star rating for curriculum and five stars for teaching as well.
Below, there is the list of the Top 50 performing arts schools. To compare all performing arts schools, please narrow your search by state or diploma. You might also want to see our fresh ranking of the top dance, music, and performing art schools and colleges in the United States.