Ranking of Theater and Performance Studies Graduate Schools

Rank the top 28 Theater and Performance Studies graduate programs in the US using the latest National Research Council data.

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Ranking of Theater and Performance Studies PhD Programs

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New York University
Performance Studies
1-31-115-2358%2-3
Stanford University
Drama
3-122-51-478%7-14
Northwestern University
Performance Studies
3-162-63-1260%1-1
University of California-Santa Barbara
Dramatic Art
2-143-1210-1971%8-15
Yale University
Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism
6-192-101-468%19-27
Northwestern University
Theatre and Drama
1-65-144-1360%8-16
University of California-Berkeley
Performance Studies
3-144-1311-2068%4-8
University of California-Los Angeles
Theater
5-194-145-1778%4-8
University of Maryland-College Park
Theatre and Performance Studies
2-147-192-1468%8-17
University of California-Irvine
Drama and Theatre
11-236-184-1668%13-19
University of California-San Diego
Drama and Theatre
11-236-184-1668%13-19
University of California-Davis
Performance Studies
9-217-1913-2668%4-8
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Theatre
7-2111-203-1070%9-17
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Theatre
4-1811-206-1765%8-16
Tufts University
Drama
4-193-1315-2352%22-27
University of Georgia
Theatre
8-229-209-2368%9-17
University of Missouri-Columbia
Theatre
7-2111-2015-2571%18-24
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Drama
5-213-133-1345%21-27
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Theatre
21-2710-202-859%17-25
CUNY Graduate School and University Center
Theatre
2-1612-2026-2759%16-22
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Theatre and Drama
3-1713-2121-2656%13-20
The University of Texas at Austin
Theatre
11-2320-2323-2764%4-9
University of California-Riverside
Dance History
18-2621-2617-2568%2-4
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Theatre Arts
22-2720-279-2568%16-21
University of Oregon
Theatre Arts
22-2722-273-1568%19-27
University of Kansas
Theatre and Film
22-2723-2712-2160%19-26
University of Colorado at Boulder
Theatre
10-2224-275-1747%23-27
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Theatre
19-2721-2718-2650%6-15
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Program Student Count Full Time Tuition NRC Ranks Out of NRC Rank NRC Research Rank NRC Diversity Rank Average Verbal GRE Average Qualitative GRE % with Job at Graduation % Jobs PostDoc % Students Citizen/Perm. Resident % Female Students % Female Faculty % Faculty Minority