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List of the best colleges for acting. Were you a theater geek in middle school and high school? Now go somewhere where the only geek is the one who isn't obsessed with Broadway musicals. This list of the best acting colleges is complete with the finest acting academies and number one conservatories in the world. No undergrads should apply or study without consulting this very list of top schools for theatre majors. Before you go out to shine in Hollywood, you need to learn the tools necessary. These universities for acting students could not be more prestigious or worthy of your application. Drama nerds can get up on the stages of their campus and perform not only for their peers but also for the city their college inhabits. What are the best schools for acting? These are! One of these theater schools will be perfect for aspiring film and television actors and actresses. Just remember how Bradley Cooper once sat in the audience as a student at The Actor's Studio only to one day end up on the stage facing an audience of students. Nobody can prep you better for NY Broadway or the LA Freeway like the acting professors at these drama schools.List of the best colleges for acting. Were you a theater geek in middle school and high school? Now go somewhere where the only geek is the one who isn't obsessed with Broadway musicals. This list of the best acting colleges is complete with the finest acting academies and number one conservatories in the world. No undergrads should apply or study without consulting this very list of top schools for theatre majors. Before you go out to shine in Hollywood, you need to learn the tools necessary. These universities for acting students could not be more prestigious or worthy of your application. Drama nerds can get up on the stages of their campus and perform not only for their peers but also for the city their college inhabits. What are the best schools for acting? These are! One of these theater schools will be perfect for aspiring film and television actors and actresses. Just remember how Bradley Cooper once sat in the audience as a student at The Actor's Studio only to one day end up on the stage facing an audience of students. Nobody can prep you better for NY Broadway or the LA Freeway like the acting professors at these drama schools.
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Juilliard School is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Juilliard School New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

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Carnegie Mellon University is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Tisch School of the Arts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Tisch School of the Arts New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

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Northwestern University is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois, United States of America - Evanston, Illinois

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Boston University College of F... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Boston University College of Fine Arts Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

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California Institute of the Ar... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
California Institute of the Arts Santa Clarita, Valencia, California - Valencia, California

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DePaul University is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
DePaul University Chicago, Illinois, United States of America - Chicago, Illinois

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North Carolina School of the A... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
North Carolina School of the Arts Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America - Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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New York University is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
New York University New York City, New York, United States of America

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Yale University is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Yale University New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America - New Haven, Connecticut

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University of Southern Califor... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of Southern California Los Angeles, California, United States of America - Los Angeles, California

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Pace University is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Pace University New York City, New York, United States of America

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Rutgers University is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America - New Brunswick, New Jersey

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The Conservatory of Theatre Ar... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
The Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film SUNY - Purchase Harrison, New York  

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The New School for Drama is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
The New School for Drama New York City, New York, United States of America

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Emerson College is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Emerson College Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

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Fordham University is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Fordham University New York City, New York, United States of America

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Brown University is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Brown University Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America - Providence, Rhode Island

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University of California, San ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of California, San Diego San Diego, California, United States of America - San Diego, California

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Ithaca College is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Ithaca College Ithaca, Greece - Ithaca, New York

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Millikin University is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Millikin University Decatur, Illinois, United States of America

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University of Evansville is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of Evansville Evansville, Center Township, Indiana - Evansville, Indiana

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Marymount Manhattan College is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Marymount Manhattan College Upper East Side, New York City, New York

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University of the Arts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of the Arts Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Roosevelt University is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Roosevelt University Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Chapman University is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Chapman University Orange, California, United States of America - Orange, California

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University of Texas at Austin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas, United States of America - Austin, Texas

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Northern Illinois University is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Northern Illinois University DeKalb, Illinois, United States of America

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University of Minnesota is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America - Minneapolis, Minnesota

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University of Hartford is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of Hartford West Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America - West Hartford, Connecticut

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Hofstra University is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Hofstra University Hempstead, New York, United States of America - Hempstead, New York

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University of Miami is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida, United States of America - Coral Gables, Florida

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University of California, Irvi... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of California, Irvine Irvine, California, United States of America - Irvine, California

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Suffolk University is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Suffolk University Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

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University of California, Sant... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, California, United States of America - Santa Cruz, California

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George Washington University is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
George Washington University Washington, D.C., United States of America - Washington, DC

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College of the Ozarks is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
College of the Ozarks Point Lookout, Missouri, United States of America - Point Lookout, Missouri

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Brandeis University is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Brandeis University Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America - Waltham, Massachusetts

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Williams College is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Williams College Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Beloit College is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Beloit College Beloit, Wisconsin, United States of America - Beloit, Wisconsin

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Bradley University is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Bradley University Peoria, Illinois, United States of America - Peoria, Illinois

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Baylor University is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Baylor University Waco, Texas, United States of America - Waco, Texas

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Coker College is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Coker College Hartsville, South Carolina, United States of America - Hartsville, South Carolina

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Bard College at Simon's Rock is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Bard College at Simon's Rock Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States of America - Great Barrington, Massachusetts

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Tufts University is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Colleges for Acting
Tufts University Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America - Medford, Massachusetts