Best colleges with Acting degrees

What colleges offer acting classes in 2024?

There are 61 colleges in the U.S. where you can study and earn a degree in acting. These are the top ranked colleges offering majors in acting based on the CollegeSimply ranking methodology. The average net price to attend these colleges is $23,649 per year. Central Wyoming College offers the cheapest acting degree with an average net price of $5,827 annually.


61 results nationwide

University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 49,318enrollment
  • $39,759net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA

University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami

Private 4 Year

14 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 19,096enrollment
  • $31,726net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Boston University
B
Boston, MA

Boston University

Private 4 Year

9 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 36,104enrollment
  • $29,154net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 4

University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 26,876enrollment
  • $22,233net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.74Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Chapman University
C
Orange, CA

Chapman University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,991enrollment
  • $44,327net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1410SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Texas Christian University
T
Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 11,938enrollment
  • $40,220net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1350SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Creighton University
C
Omaha, NE

Creighton University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Nebraska

  • 8,735enrollment
  • $32,355net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1370SAT range
  • 24-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA

Brigham Young University Provo
B
Provo, UT

Brigham Young University Provo

Private 4 Year

15 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Utah

  • 34,811enrollment
  • $13,150net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 16

Pepperdine University
P
Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,446enrollment
  • $46,550net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1440SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Baylor University
B
Waco, TX

Baylor University

Private 4 Year

14 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 20,626enrollment
  • $40,133net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.74Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Emerson College
E
Boston, MA

Emerson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,900enrollment
  • $47,594net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1400SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 20

Bradley University
B
Peoria, IL

Bradley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 5,588enrollment
  • $25,850net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA

Oklahoma City University
O
Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Oklahoma

  • 2,551enrollment
  • $25,072net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1233SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

University of Maryland Baltimore County
M
Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 13,638enrollment
  • $16,868net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1410SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

University of Hartford
H
West Hartford, CT

University of Hartford

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

  • 5,917enrollment
  • $28,692net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1270SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Webster University
W
Saint Louis, MO

Webster University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Missouri

  • 6,779enrollment
  • $23,548net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1033-1250SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Dordt College
D
Sioux Center, IA

Dordt College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,784enrollment
  • $25,982net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1290SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Pace University New York
P
New York, NY

Pace University New York

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#36 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 13,479enrollment
  • $32,886net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15