Art Schools Offering Performing Arts in California

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California Performing Arts Schools California is a wonderful state to get your diploma in performing arts. There are 161 schools offering respective programs in California, and the best one is offered by University of Southern California. That college offers an excellent performing arts program - five stars for curriculum and four-star rating for teaching.

Check all the performing arts schools in California below or narrow your search by desired diploma or city in California. You might also want to look at our most recent ranking of the top dance, music, and performing art schools in California.


California performing arts schools:

University of Southern California - Art School Ranking
1. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, 27 performing arts programs

University of California Davis - Art School Ranking
2. University of California Davis

Davis, 9 performing arts programs

University of California Irvine - Art School Ranking
3. University of California Irvine

Irvine, 10 performing arts programs

San Francisco Conservatory of Music - Art School Ranking
4. San Francisco Conservatory of Music

San Francisco, 21 performing arts programs

University of California Los Angeles - Art School Ranking
5. University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 6 performing arts programs

California State University Long Beach - Art School Ranking
6. California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, 6 performing arts programs

California Institute of The Arts - Art School Ranking
7. California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, 12 performing arts programs

University of California Berkeley - Art School Ranking
8. University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, 6 performing arts programs

University of California San Diego - Art School Ranking
9. University of California San Diego

La Jolla, 7 performing arts programs

California State University Fullerton - Art School Ranking
10. California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, 5 performing arts programs

University of California Riverside - Art School Ranking
11. University of California Riverside

Riverside, 7 performing arts programs

San Diego State University - Art School Ranking
12. San Diego State University

San Diego, 5 performing arts programs

University of California Santa Barbara - Art School Ranking
13. University of California Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, 6 performing arts programs

California State University Northridge - Art School Ranking
14. California State University Northridge

Northridge, 3 performing arts programs

California State University Los Angeles - Art School Ranking
15. California State University Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 3 performing arts programs

Otis College of Art and Design - Art School Ranking
16. Otis College of Art and Design

Los Angeles, 1 performing arts program

California State University Fresno - Art School Ranking
17. California State University Fresno

Fresno, 2 performing arts programs

Chapman University - Art School Ranking
18. Chapman University

Orange, 7 performing arts programs

California State University Chico - Art School Ranking
19. California State University Chico

Chico, 6 performing arts programs

San Francisco State University - Art School Ranking
20. San Francisco State University

San Francisco, 7 performing arts programs

American Conservatory Theater - Art School Ranking
21. American Conservatory Theater

San Francisco, 3 performing arts programs

Loyola Marymount University - Art School Ranking
22. Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, 4 performing arts programs

University of California Santa Cruz - Art School Ranking
23. University of California Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, 4 performing arts programs

California State Polytechnic University Pomona - Art School Ranking
24. California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Pomona, 5 performing arts programs

San Jose State University - Art School Ranking
25. San Jose State University

San Jose, 5 performing arts programs

Humboldt State University - Art School Ranking
26. Humboldt State University

Arcata, 4 performing arts programs

San Francisco Art Institute - Art School Ranking
27. San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco, 6 performing arts programs

Academy of Art University - Art School Ranking
28. Academy of Art University

San Francisco, 3 performing arts programs

California State University Sacramento - Art School Ranking
29. California State University Sacramento

Sacramento, 3 performing arts programs

California College of The Arts - Art School Ranking
30. California College of the Arts

San Francisco, 1 performing arts program

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo - Art School Ranking
31. California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, 2 performing arts programs

Stanford University - Art School Ranking
32. Stanford University

Stanford, 4 performing arts programs

Pomona College - Art School Ranking
33. Pomona College

Claremont, 4 performing arts programs

California State University San Bernardino - Art School Ranking
34. California State University San Bernardino

San Bernardino, 3 performing arts programs

New York Film Academy - Art School Ranking
35. New York Film Academy

Burbank, 4 performing arts programs

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles - Art School Ranking
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles - Art School Ranking
37. American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 2 performing arts programs

University of Redlands - Art School Ranking
38. University of Redlands

Redlands, 4 performing arts programs

Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre - Art School Ranking
39. Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre

Blue Lake, 2 performing arts programs

University of San Francisco - Art School Ranking
40. University of San Francisco

San Francisco, 2 performing arts programs

Santa Clara University - Art School Ranking
41. Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, 2 performing arts programs

Mills College - Art School Ranking
42. Mills College

Oakland, 5 performing arts programs

University of San Diego - Art School Ranking
43. University of San Diego

San Diego, 3 performing arts programs

Pepperdine University - Art School Ranking
44. Pepperdine University

Malibu, 3 performing arts programs

Occidental College - Art School Ranking
45. Occidental College

Los Angeles, 2 performing arts programs

California Lutheran University - Art School Ranking
46. California Lutheran University

Thousand Oaks, 2 performing arts programs

University of La Verne - Art School Ranking
47. University of La Verne

La Verne, 2 performing arts programs

Scripps College - Art School Ranking
48. Scripps College

Claremont, 3 performing arts programs

California State University East Bay - Art School Ranking
49. California State University East Bay

Hayward, 2 performing arts programs

Biola University - Art School Ranking
50. Biola University

La Mirada, 1 performing arts program

Platt College Ontario - Art School Ranking
51. Platt College Ontario

Ontario, 1 performing arts program

University of The Pacific - Art School Ranking
52. University of the Pacific

Stockton, 1 performing arts program

Claremont McKenna College - Art School Ranking
53. Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, 4 performing arts programs

Point Loma Nazarene University - Art School Ranking
54. Point Loma Nazarene University

San Diego, 6 performing arts programs

Platt College Los Angeles - Art School Ranking
55. Platt College Los Angeles

Alhambra, 1 performing arts program

California State University Stanislaus - Art School Ranking
56. California State University Stanislaus

Turlock, 2 performing arts programs

Harvey Mudd College - Art School Ranking
57. Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, 4 performing arts programs

Los Angeles College of Music - Art School Ranking
58. Los Angeles College of Music

Pasadena, 9 performing arts programs

Saint Mary's College of California - Art School Ranking
59. Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, 3 performing arts programs

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco - Art School Ranking
California State University Monterey Bay - Art School Ranking
61. California State University Monterey Bay

Seaside, 2 performing arts programs

California Baptist University - Art School Ranking
62. California Baptist University

Riverside, 4 performing arts programs

Vanguard University of Southern California - Art School Ranking
63. Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, 3 performing arts programs

Dominican University of California - Art School Ranking
64. Dominican University of California

San Rafael, 2 performing arts programs

California State University Dominguez Hills - Art School Ranking
65. California State University Dominguez Hills

Carson, 2 performing arts programs

Whittier College - Art School Ranking
66. Whittier College

Whittier, 2 performing arts programs

Pitzer College - Art School Ranking
67. Pitzer College

Claremont, 4 performing arts programs

Santa Monica College - Art School Ranking
68. Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, 2 performing arts programs

Orange Coast College - Art School Ranking
69. Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa, 3 performing arts programs

Westmont College - Art School Ranking
70. Westmont College

Santa Barbara, 2 performing arts programs

Cuesta College - Art School Ranking
71. Cuesta College

San Luis Obispo, 1 performing arts program

Sierra College - Art School Ranking
72. Sierra College

Rocklin, 1 performing arts program

Moorpark College - Art School Ranking
73. Moorpark College

Moorpark, 4 performing arts programs

Sonoma State University - Art School Ranking
74. Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, 2 performing arts programs

Allan Hancock College - Art School Ranking
75. Allan Hancock College

Santa Maria, 3 performing arts programs

Santa Rosa Junior College - Art School Ranking
76. Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, 5 performing arts programs

Gnomon School of Visual Effects - Art School Ranking
77. Gnomon School of Visual Effects

Hollywood, 1 performing arts program

Glendale Community College California - Art School Ranking
78. Glendale Community College California

Glendale, 5 performing arts programs

Palomar College - Art School Ranking
79. Palomar College

San Marcos, 6 performing arts programs

California State University Bakersfield - Art School Ranking
80. California State University Bakersfield

Bakersfield, 2 performing arts programs

Citrus College - Art School Ranking
81. Citrus College

Glendora, 3 performing arts programs

Cypress College - Art School Ranking
82. Cypress College

Cypress, 3 performing arts programs

Irvine Valley College - Art School Ranking
83. Irvine Valley College

Irvine, 5 performing arts programs

City College of San Francisco - Art School Ranking
84. City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, 2 performing arts programs

Los Angeles City College - Art School Ranking
85. Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles, 2 performing arts programs

Chaffey College - Art School Ranking
86. Chaffey College

Rancho Cucamonga, 2 performing arts programs

College of Marin - Art School Ranking
87. College of Marin

Kentfield, 3 performing arts programs

El Camino Community College District - Art School Ranking
88. El Camino Community College District

Torrance, 4 performing arts programs

Southwestern College - Art School Ranking
89. Southwestern College

Chula Vista, 2 performing arts programs

American River College - Art School Ranking
90. American River College

Sacramento, 3 performing arts programs

Westwood College South Bay - Art School Ranking
91. Westwood College South Bay

Torrance, 1 performing arts program

Gavilan College - Art School Ranking
92. Gavilan College

Gilroy, 2 performing arts programs

College of The Canyons - Art School Ranking
93. College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita, 1 performing arts program

Concordia University Irvine - Art School Ranking
94. Concordia University Irvine

Irvine, 1 performing arts program

Notre Dame De Namur University - Art School Ranking
95. Notre Dame de Namur University

Belmont, 2 performing arts programs

Santa Ana College - Art School Ranking
96. Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, 4 performing arts programs

Bethesda University - Art School Ranking
97. Bethesda University

Anaheim, 1 performing arts program

Butte College - Art School Ranking
98. Butte College

Oroville, 2 performing arts programs

Modesto Junior College - Art School Ranking
99. Modesto Junior College

Modesto, 2 performing arts programs

Los Medanos College - Art School Ranking
100. Los Medanos College

Pittsburg, 1 performing arts program

Foothill College - Art School Ranking
101. Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, 1 performing arts program

Fresno Pacific University - Art School Ranking
102. Fresno Pacific University

Fresno, 1 performing arts program

Diablo Valley College - Art School Ranking
103. Diablo Valley College

Pleasant Hill, 2 performing arts programs

Mt San Antonio College - Art School Ranking
104. Mt San Antonio College

Walnut, 2 performing arts programs

College of The Desert - Art School Ranking
105. College of the Desert

Palm Desert, 1 performing arts program

Napa Valley College - Art School Ranking
106. Napa Valley College

Napa, 1 performing arts program

Laney College - Art School Ranking
107. Laney College

Oakland, 2 performing arts programs

Crafton Hills College - Art School Ranking
108. Crafton Hills College

Yucaipa, 1 performing arts program

Long Beach City College - Art School Ranking
109. Long Beach City College

Long Beach, 4 performing arts programs

Pasadena City College - Art School Ranking
110. Pasadena City College

Pasadena, 1 performing arts program

Golden West College - Art School Ranking
111. Golden West College

Huntington Beach, 2 performing arts programs

Santa Barbara City College - Art School Ranking
112. Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara, 1 performing arts program

Las Positas College - Art School Ranking
113. Las Positas College

Livermore, 1 performing arts program

East Los Angeles College - Art School Ranking
114. East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, 1 performing arts program

Riverside City College - Art School Ranking
115. Riverside City College

Riverside, 1 performing arts program

College of The Sequoias - Art School Ranking
116. College of the Sequoias

Visalia, 2 performing arts programs

Skyline College - Art School Ranking
117. Skyline College

San Bruno, 1 performing arts program

Merced College - Art School Ranking
118. Merced College

Merced, 1 performing arts program

Canada College - Art School Ranking
119. Canada College

Redwood City, 1 performing arts program

Platt College Riverside - Art School Ranking
120. Platt College Riverside

Riverside, 1 performing arts program

Pacific Union College - Art School Ranking
121. Pacific Union College

Angwin, 1 performing arts program

De Anza College - Art School Ranking
122. De Anza College

Cupertino, 1 performing arts program

Los Angeles Valley College - Art School Ranking
123. Los Angeles Valley College

Valley Glen, 2 performing arts programs

Theatre of Arts - Art School Ranking
124. Theatre of Arts

Hollywood, 1 performing arts program

Westwood College Los Angeles - Art School Ranking
125. Westwood College Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 1 performing arts program

Mt San Jacinto Community College District - Art School Ranking
126. Mt San Jacinto Community College District

San Jacinto, 4 performing arts programs

MiraCosta College - Art School Ranking
127. MiraCosta College

Oceanside, 4 performing arts programs

Fullerton College - Art School Ranking
128. Fullerton College

Fullerton, 2 performing arts programs

Cabrillo College - Art School Ranking
129. Cabrillo College

Aptos, 2 performing arts programs

Fresno City College - Art School Ranking
130. Fresno City College

Fresno, 3 performing arts programs

Saddleback College - Art School Ranking
131. Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, 2 performing arts programs

Ohlone College - Art School Ranking
132. Ohlone College

Fremont, 3 performing arts programs

West Valley College - Art School Ranking
133. West Valley College

Saratoga, 1 performing arts program

Ventura College - Art School Ranking
134. Ventura College

Ventura, 2 performing arts programs

Solano Community College - Art School Ranking
135. Solano Community College

Fairfield, 1 performing arts program

Chabot College - Art School Ranking
136. Chabot College

Hayward, 1 performing arts program

College of The Siskiyous - Art School Ranking
137. College of the Siskiyous

Weed, 1 performing arts program

Sacramento City College - Art School Ranking
138. Sacramento City College

Sacramento, 1 performing arts program

Los Angeles Pierce College - Art School Ranking
139. Los Angeles Pierce College

Woodland Hills, 1 performing arts program

West Los Angeles College - Art School Ranking
140. West Los Angeles College

Culver City, 1 performing arts program

Hartnell College - Art School Ranking
141. Hartnell College

Salinas, 1 performing arts program

Berkeley City College - Art School Ranking
142. Berkeley City College

Berkeley, 1 performing arts program

Cerro Coso Community College - Art School Ranking
143. Cerro Coso Community College

Ridgecrest, 1 performing arts program

Mendocino College - Art School Ranking
144. Mendocino College

Ukiah, 2 performing arts programs

San Diego Miramar College - Art School Ranking
145. San Diego Miramar College

San Diego, 1 performing arts program

Los Angeles Southwest College - Art School Ranking
146. Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles, 1 performing arts program

West Hills College Coalinga - Art School Ranking
147. West Hills College Coalinga

Coalinga, 2 performing arts programs

El Camino College Compton Center - Art School Ranking
148. El Camino College Compton Center

Compton, 1 performing arts program

Grossmont College - Art School Ranking
149. Grossmont College

El Cajon, 6 performing arts programs

San Diego Mesa College - Art School Ranking
150. San Diego Mesa College

San Diego, 3 performing arts programs

Monterey Peninsula College - Art School Ranking
151. Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey, 3 performing arts programs

Folsom Lake College - Art School Ranking
152. Folsom Lake College

Folsom, 2 performing arts programs

San Joaquin Delta College - Art School Ranking
153. San Joaquin Delta College

Stockton, 1 performing arts program

Cerritos College - Art School Ranking
154. Cerritos College

Norwalk, 2 performing arts programs

San Diego City College - Art School Ranking
155. San Diego City College

San Diego, 2 performing arts programs

Rio Hondo College - Art School Ranking
156. Rio Hondo College

Whittier, 1 performing arts program

Yuba College - Art School Ranking
157. Yuba College

Marysville, 1 performing arts program

Bakersfield College - Art School Ranking
158. Bakersfield College

Bakersfield, 1 performing arts program

Shasta College - Art School Ranking
159. Shasta College

Redding, 1 performing arts program

Lake Tahoe Community College - Art School Ranking
160. Lake Tahoe Community College

South Lake Tahoe, 1 performing arts program

Cosumnes River College - Art School Ranking
161. Cosumnes River College

Sacramento, 1 performing arts program

CA performing arts schools by diploma:

Certificates: 41 schools
Associate's Degrees: 86 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 71 schools
Master's Degrees: 30 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 9 schools

Other art school programs in California:

General Fine Arts: 168 schools
Painting and Drawing: 31 schools
Sculpture Art: 13 schools
Design and Animation: 129 schools
Applied Arts: 23 schools
Digital Arts: 46 schools
Arts Management: 15 schools

California art schools by city:

Alameda: 1 school
Alhambra: 1 school
Anaheim: 2 schools
Angwin: 1 school
Aptos: 1 school
Arcata: 1 school
Azusa: 1 school
Bakersfield: 2 schools
Belmont: 1 school
Berkeley: 2 schools
Beverly Hills: 1 school
Blue Lake: 1 school
Burbank: 2 schools
Camarillo: 1 school
Carlsbad: 1 school
Carson: 1 school
Chico: 1 school
Chula Vista: 1 school
Claremont: 6 schools
Clovis: 1 school
Coalinga: 1 school
Compton: 1 school
Costa Mesa: 2 schools
Culver City: 1 school
Cupertino: 1 school
Cypress: 1 school
Davis: 1 school
El Cajon: 2 schools
Eureka: 1 school
Fairfield: 1 school
Folsom: 1 school
Fountain Valley: 1 school
Fremont: 1 school
Fresno: 3 schools
Fullerton: 2 schools
Gilroy: 1 school
Glendale: 1 school
Glendora: 1 school
Hayward: 2 schools
Hollywood: 4 schools
Huntington Beach: 1 school
Huntington Park: 1 school
Imperial: 1 school
Irvine: 3 schools
Joshua Tree: 1 school
Kentfield: 1 school
La Jolla: 2 schools
La Mirada: 1 school
La Verne: 1 school
Laguna Beach: 1 school
Lancaster: 1 school
Lathrop: 1 school
Lemoore: 1 school
Livermore: 1 school
Long Beach: 2 schools
Los Altos Hills: 1 school
Los Angeles: 15 schools
Malibu: 1 school
Marysville: 1 school
Merced: 1 school
Mission Viejo: 1 school
Modesto: 1 school
Monrovia: 1 school
Monterey: 1 school
Monterey Park: 1 school
Moorpark: 1 school
Moraga: 1 school
Moreno Valley: 1 school
Napa: 1 school
Newport Beach: 1 school
Norco: 1 school
North Hollywood: 1 school
Northridge: 1 school
Norwalk: 1 school
Oakland: 3 schools
Oceanside: 1 school
Ontario: 1 school
Orange: 2 schools
Oroville: 1 school
Oxnard: 1 school
Palm Desert: 1 school
Pasadena: 3 schools
Pittsburg: 1 school
Pleasant Hill: 2 schools
Pomona: 1 school
Porterville: 1 school
Rancho Cordova: 1 school
Rancho Cucamonga: 1 school
Rancho Palos Verdes: 1 school
Redding: 1 school
Redlands: 1 school
Redwood City: 1 school
Reedley: 1 school
Ridgecrest: 1 school
Riverside: 5 schools
Rocklin: 1 school
Rohnert Park: 1 school
Sacramento: 6 schools
Salinas: 1 school
San Bernardino: 3 schools
San Bruno: 1 school
San Diego: 11 schools
San Francisco: 12 schools
San Jacinto: 1 school
San Jose: 3 schools
San Luis Obispo: 2 schools
San Marcos: 1 school
San Mateo: 1 school
San Pablo: 1 school
San Rafael: 1 school
Santa Ana: 2 schools
Santa Barbara: 3 schools
Santa Clara: 2 schools
Santa Clarita: 1 school
Santa Cruz: 1 school
Santa Maria: 1 school
Santa Monica: 2 schools
Santa Rosa: 1 school
Saratoga: 1 school
Seaside: 1 school
Sonora: 1 school
South Lake Tahoe: 1 school
Stanford: 1 school
Stockton: 2 schools
Susanville: 1 school
Sylmar: 1 school
Taft: 1 school
Thousand Oaks: 1 school
Torrance: 2 schools
Turlock: 1 school
Ukiah: 1 school
Upland: 1 school
Valencia: 1 school
Valley Glen: 1 school
Van Nuys: 1 school
Ventura: 3 schools
Visalia: 1 school
Walnut: 1 school
Weed: 1 school
West Covina: 1 school
Whittier: 2 schools
Wilmington: 1 school
Woodland Hills: 1 school
Yucaipa: 1 school

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