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This educational program is designed to prepare students to communicate dramatic information, moods, ideas, and feelings through the achievement of naturalistic and believable behavior in imaginary circumstances. This program includes in depth instruction in voice and acting speech, movement, stage dialects, script interpretation, improvisation, theatre history, acting styles, and actor coaching.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in Acting.

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

120 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

Phone Number:(212) 686-9244
Website:www.aada.org
School Type:Private not-for-profit, 2-year
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:223 (223 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1

American Conservatory Theater

30 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-5834

Phone Number:(415) 834-3200
Website:www.act-sf.org
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
4-year certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:141 (99 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1
Admissions:www.act-sf.org/site/PageServer?pagename=conserv…
Financial Aid:www.act-sf.org/home/conservatory/mfa_program/mfa_financial_aid.html
Online Application:www.act-sf.org/home/conservatory/mfa_program.html

Bard College at Simon's Rock

84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230-9702

Phone Number:(413) 644-4400
Website:www.simons-rock.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:459 (459 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1

Baylor University

500 Speight Ave., Waco, TX 76798

Phone Number:(254) 710-1011
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,709 (12,910 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

Beloit College

700 College St, Beloit, WI 53511-5595

Phone Number:(608) 363-2000
Website:www.beloit.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,449 (1,449 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Boston University

One Silber Way, Boston, MA 2215

Phone Number:(617) 353-2000
Website:www.bu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:39,982 (23,291 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, IL 61625-0001

Phone Number:(309) 676-7611
Website:www.bradley.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,350 (5,329 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:admissions.bradley.edu
Financial Aid:sfs.bradley.edu
Online Application:admissions.bradley.edu/freshman/application/

Brandeis University

415 South St, Waltham, MA 02454-9110

Phone Number:(781) 736-2000
Website:www.brandeis.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,977 (3,465 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Brigham Young University

Main Campus, Provo, UT 84602

Phone Number:(801) 422-4636
Website:www.byu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:42,868 (39,085 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1

Brown University

One Prospect Street, Providence, RI 2912

Phone Number:(401) 863-1000
Website:www.brown.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,877 (6,591 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Casper College

125 College Dr, Casper, WY 82601-4699

Phone Number:(307) 268-2110
Website:www.caspercollege.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,758 (5,758 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Catholic University of America

620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20064

Phone Number:(202) 319-5000
Website:www.cua.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,230 (3,604 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

Phone Number:(989) 774-4000
Website:www.cmich.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:31,910 (22,414 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Central Washington University

400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501

Phone Number:(509) 963-1111
Website:www.cwu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:12,944 (12,073 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Admissions:www.cwu.edu/~cwuadmis/
Financial Aid:www.cwu.edu/~finaid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/cwu/index.html

Central Wyoming College

2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, WY 82501

Phone Number:(800) 735-8418
Website:www.cwc.edu/
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,232 (3,232 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Admissions:www.cwc.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.cwc.edu/cash
Online Application:www.cwc.edu/admissions/applying

Chapman University

One University Dr., Orange, CA 92866

Phone Number:(714) 997-6815
Website:www.chapman.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,730 (4,680 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:www.chapman.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.chapman.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.chapman.edu/admission/applicationChoices.asp

Chattanooga State Community College

4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37406-1097

Phone Number:(423) 697-4400
Website:www.chattanoogastate.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:11,583 (11,583 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:chattanoogastate.edu
Financial Aid:chattanoogastate.edu
Online Application:chattanoogastate.edu

Coker College

300 E College Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550

Phone Number:(843) 383-8000
Website:www.coker.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,287 (1,287 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.coker.edu/admissions.html
Financial Aid:www.coker.edu/financial-aid.html
Online Application:www.coker.edu/apply.html

College of Santa Fe

1600 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7634

Phone Number:(505) 473-6011
Website:www.csf.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:931 (825 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:35 to 1
Admissions:my.santafeuniversity.edu/apply/User/Login.aspx
Financial Aid:www.santafeuniversity.edu/TuitionAndFinancialAi…
Online Application:my.santafeuniversity.edu/apply/User/Login.aspx

College of the Ozarks

100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, MO 65726-0017

Phone Number:(417) 334-6411
Website:www.cofo.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,497 (1,497 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:http://www.cofo.edu/Page/Admissions.15.html
Financial Aid:http://www.cofo.edu/Page/Admissions/Financial-Aid.50.html
Online Application:http://www.cofo.edu/Page/Admissions/Application-Process.27.html

Freed-Hardeman University

158 E Main St, Henderson, TN 38340-2399

Phone Number:(800) 348-3481
Website:www.fhu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,260 (1,588 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Admissions:www.fhu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.fhu.edu/admissions/tuition
Online Application:my.fhu.edu/Admissions/Application.aspx?applicat…

Ithaca College

953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-7002

Phone Number:(607) 274-3011
Website:www.ithaca.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,933 (6,328 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:www.ithaca.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.ithaca.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.ithaca.edu/admission/apply.php

Kean University

1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083-0411

Phone Number:(908) 737-5326
Website:www.kean.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:16,985 (12,980 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:www.kean.edu/kean_admissions/home.asp
Financial Aid:www.kean.edu/sfs/fa_home.html
Online Application:web4.kean.edu/adm/signin.asp

Marymount Manhattan College

221 E 71st St, New York, NY 10021-4597

Phone Number:(212) 517-0400
Website:www.mmm.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,296 (2,296 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.mmm.edu/admissions/apply-for-admission.php
Financial Aid:www.mmm.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships.php
Online Application:www.mmm.edu/admissions/freshman-applicant.php

Marymount Manhattan College

221 E 71st St, New York, NY 10021-4597

Phone Number:(212) 517-0400
Website:www.mmm.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,296 (2,296 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.mmm.edu/admissions/apply-for-admission.php
Financial Aid:www.mmm.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships.php
Online Application:www.mmm.edu/admissions/freshman-applicant.php

New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts

39 W 19th Street, New York, NY 10011-4225

Phone Number:(212) 645-0030
Website:www.sft.edu
School Type:2-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:349 (349 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:www.sft.edu/programs/professionalTrainingProgra…
Financial Aid:www.sft.edu/scholarships/scholarships.html
Online Application:app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/Applican…

Ohio University-Main Campus

Athens, OH 45701-2979

Phone Number:(740) 593-1000
Website:www.ohio.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,837 (19,288 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:www.ohio.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ohio.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/ohiou/menu.html

Pace University-New York

1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038-1598

Phone Number:(212) 346-1200
Website:www.pace.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,377 (9,468 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Admissions:appserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=764
Financial Aid:appserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=768
Online Application:appserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=22311

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802-1589

Phone Number:(814) 865-4700
Website:www.psu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:48,407 (40,792 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90263

Phone Number:(310) 506-4000
Website:www.pepperdine.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,414 (3,617 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1

Roosevelt University

430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1394

Phone Number:(312) 341-3500
Website:www.roosevelt.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,450 (5,302 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.roosevelt.edu/admission
Financial Aid:http://www.roosevelt.edu/FinancialAid
Online Application:www.roosevelt.edu/Admission/Undergraduate/Apply.aspx

Southern Oregon University

1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520

Phone Number:(541) 552-7672
Website:www.sou.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,714 (6,091 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1
Admissions:www.sou.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.sou.edu/enrollment
Online Application:www.sou.edu/admissions/application

The Juilliard School

60 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023-6588

Phone Number:(212) 799-5000
Website:www.juilliard.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,096 (753 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:4 to 1
Admissions:www.juilliard.edu/admissions/admissions.html
Financial Aid:www.juilliard.edu/admissions/financial.html
Online Application:apply.embark.com/grad/juilliard/22/

The University of the Arts

320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4901

Phone Number:(215) 717-6000
Website:www.uarts.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,527 (2,294 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1
Admissions:www.uarts.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.uarts.edu/admission/tuitionandfinaid.html
Online Application:http://www.uarts.edu/apply-now

University of Northern Iowa

1222 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005

Phone Number:(319) 273-2311
Website:www.uni.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:16,310 (13,134 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Admissions:www.uni.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.uni.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.uni.edu/admissions/apply/documents/undergra…

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195-4550

Phone Number:(206) 543-2100
Website:www.washington.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:49,323 (35,420 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:admit.washington.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.washington.edu/students/osfa/
Online Application:admit.washington.edu/admission/

Webster University

470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63119-3194

Phone Number:(314) 961-2660
Website:www.webster.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:26,060 (4,751 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Admissions:explore.webster.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:http://www.webster.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:explore.webster.edu/admissions/

Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167

Phone Number:(269) 387-3530
Website:www.wmich.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:28,448 (21,611 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Wright State University-Main Campus

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Phone Number:(937) 775-3333
Website:www.wright.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:20,814 (14,901 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Admissions:www.wright.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.wright.edu/admissions/finaid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/wright/menu.html

Yale University

New Haven, CT 6520

Phone Number:(203) 432-1333
Website:www.yale.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:12,313 (6,046 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1

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