Dance Program Ranked on National List

According to, the Belhaven Dance department comes in at 16th amongst 100 schools for “Most Popular Schools for a Dance Major or Degree”. This list represents schools from across the nation that possess a general program that prepares individuals to express ideas, feelings and/or inner visions through the performance of one or more of the dance disciplines, including but not limited to ballet, modern, jazz, ethnic, and folk dance, and that focuses on the study and analysis of dance as a cultural phenomenon. These schools also include instruction in technique, choreography, Laban notation, dance history and criticism, and dance production in their programs. Belhaven comes in just behind schools such as New York University (#1), The Ailey School (#5), and Florida State University (#11), though we rank above many of our competitors, such as Temple University (#19), The Julliard School (#33), and the University of Southern Mississippi (#97).

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