Film Acting Schools in The West - 2017 Ranking

In 2017, we have evaluated 18 schools offering acting majors in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

We rank California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, CA), University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA), and American Conservatory Theater (San Francisco, CA) the top three film acting schools in the West.

See the best 15 film acting schools in the West below or narrow your search by program, state, or city in the West. Also, check our fresh ranking of the best theatre schools in the West.

Top 15 film acting schools in the West:

California Institute of The Arts - Film School Ranking
1. California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA, 3 film acting programs

University of Southern California - Film School Ranking
2. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA, 2 film acting programs

American Conservatory Theater - Film School Ranking
3. American Conservatory Theater

San Francisco, CA, 3 film acting programs

University of Washington Seattle - Film School Ranking
4. University of Washington Seattle

Seattle, WA, 4 film acting programs

Chapman University - Film School Ranking
5. Chapman University

Orange, CA, 1 film acting program

Pepperdine University - Film School Ranking
6. Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA, 2 film acting programs

University of California San Diego - Film School Ranking
7. University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA, 1 film acting program

Brigham Young University Provo - Film School Ranking
8. Brigham Young University Provo

Provo, UT, 2 film acting programs

New York Film Academy - Film School Ranking
9. New York Film Academy

Burbank, CA, 4 film acting programs

Academy of Art University - Film School Ranking
10. Academy of Art University

San Francisco, CA, 3 film acting programs

University of Nevada Las Vegas - Film School Ranking
11. University of Nevada Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV, 1 film acting program

Southern Oregon University - Film School Ranking
12. Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR, 1 film acting program

Central Washington University - Film School Ranking
13. Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA, 1 film acting program

Santa Fe University of Art and Design - Film School Ranking
14. Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Santa Fe, NM, 1 film acting program

Pacific Union College - Film School Ranking
15. Pacific Union College

Angwin, CA, 1 film acting program

Acting schools in the West by state:

Schools by StateNo Film Acting Schools in Arizona10 Film Acting Schools in CaliforniaNo Film Acting Schools in ColoradoNo Film Acting Schools in IdahoNo Film Acting Schools in Montana1 Film Acting Schools in Nevada1 Film Acting Schools in New Mexico1 Film Acting Schools in Oregon1 Film Acting Schools in Utah2 Film Acting Schools in Washington2 Film Acting Schools in Wyoming

Film acting schools in other regions:

Northeast: 32 schools
Midwest: 27 schools
South: 27 schools

Popular film school cities in the West:

in Alaska:
Fairbanks: 1 school
in Arizona:
Glendale: 1 school
Phoenix: 3 schools
Scottsdale: 2 schools
Tempe: 1 school
Tucson: 3 schools
in California:
Angwin: 1 school
Berkeley: 1 school
Burbank: 2 schools
Costa Mesa: 1 school
Culver City: 1 school
Cupertino: 1 school
Davis: 1 school
Emeryville: 1 school
Escondido: 1 school
Fullerton: 1 school
Hollywood: 2 schools
Irvine: 1 school
La Jolla: 2 schools
La Mirada: 1 school
Long Beach: 2 schools
Los Angeles: 7 schools
Malibu: 1 school
Mission Viejo: 1 school
North Hollywood: 1 school
Northridge: 1 school
Norwalk: 1 school
Orange: 1 school
Pasadena: 1 school
Riverside: 3 schools
Sacramento: 5 schools
San Diego: 1 school
San Francisco: 8 schools
San Marcos: 1 school
San Mateo: 1 school
San Pablo: 1 school
Santa Ana: 1 school
Santa Barbara: 2 schools
Santa Clarita: 1 school
Santa Cruz: 1 school
Santa Maria: 1 school
Santa Monica: 2 schools
Santa Rosa: 1 school
Stanford: 1 school
Stockton: 1 school
Tarzana: 1 school
Valencia: 1 school
Valley Glen: 1 school
Ventura: 1 school
in Colorado:
Aurora: 1 school
Boulder: 1 school
Colorado Springs: 1 school
Denver: 4 schools
in Idaho:
Boise: 1 school
in Montana:
Bozeman: 1 school
Missoula: 1 school
in Nevada:
Henderson: 2 schools
Las Vegas: 1 school
in New Mexico:
Albuquerque: 2 schools
Las Cruces: 2 schools
Las Vegas: 2 schools
Portales: 1 school
Roswell: 1 school
Santa Fe: 3 schools
in Oregon:
Ashland: 1 school
Eugene: 1 school
Newberg: 1 school
Portland: 4 schools
in Utah:
Draper: 1 school
Provo: 1 school
Salt Lake City: 2 schools
in Washington:
Cheney: 1 school
Ellensburg: 1 school
Seattle: 3 schools
Walla Walla: 1 school © 2017 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology