Students in "Passing Strange"

School of Drama

#3: Top 25 Drama Schools in the World, 2024, The Hollywood Reporter
Best College Theatre Programs in Every State, 2021, OnStage

Student in sound booth

School of Filmmaking

#11: TheWrap’s Top 50 Film Schools for 2023, TheWrap
#9: 2023's Top 25 American Film Schools, The Hollywood Reporter
2024's Top Film Schools in North America, 2024, Variety
The Best Film Schools in U.S. and Canada, 2024, MovieMaker
#10: TheWrap’s Top 50 Film Schools, 2022 TheWrap
#12: The World's Best Music Schools, 2023, The Hollywood Reporter
8 Top Film Programs for Aspiring Cinematographers, 2023, Backstage

Costume design student

School of Design & Production

The World’s Top 10 Costume Design Schools, 2024, The Hollywood Reporter
Top 30 College Theatre Design and Tech Programs, (2019-20) OnStage

Spring dance

School of Dance

#7: 10 College Dance Programs You Should Know, 2023, Backstage
#1: 10 Best Colleges for Aspiring Choreographers,
2022, College Magazine
Top 20 BFA Dance Programs
, 2020-21, OnStage

Public arts conservatory in the United States
Stars on Money's Best Colleges in America
Top 25 Drama Schools in the World, The Hollywood Reporter
Top 50 Film Schools, TheWrap
Top 10 Costume Design Schools in the World, The Hollywood Reporter
Top 20 BFA Dance Programs, OnStage

Living in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem skyline

The city of Winston-Salem consistently ranks among the best places to live, work and retire in the United States and in North Carolina. Recent rankings include:

Best Places to Live (#60 of 150), U.S. News & World Report
Best Places to Retire in 2022, Forbes
Best Places to Live, Livability
Best Cities to Move to for Diversity, Filterbuy
8 Best Places to Live in North Carolina, Travel + Leisure