American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York

Tel: (212)686-9244
240 students
Private not-for-profit
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts is a vibrant community of practicing professionals and students working together in a challenging and supportive environment.
School Highlights:
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York serves 240 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York is one of 17 community colleges within New York County, NY.
The nearest community college is Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing (0.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 240 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
240 students
1,287 students
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
240 students
832 students
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York sch enrollment American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
9%
12%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Black (2006-2012)
% White
80%
66%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York More (2010-2011)
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York sch ethnicity American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.35 0.45
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $30,650 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $30,650 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $30,650 $5,917
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $30,650 $10,050
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 55%
78%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts has both the location and the program to move you closer to your dream. With campuses in the hearts of both New York City and Los Angeles, the Academy offers the aspiring actor a stimulating, inspiring environment and a fertile ground for professional and personal growth. The two campuses comprise one school, sharing the same philosophy, objectives and programs. The Academy's New York campus is right on Madison Avenue, in a landmark building designed by acclaimed architect Stanford White. The six-story structure has classrooms, rehearsal halls, dance studios, dressing rooms, a prop department and production workshop, a costume department, a library and a student lounge. Three theatres — a 169-seat proscenium theatre, a 164-seat thrust-stage theatre and an arena-style theater seating 103 — are used for classes and rehearsals as well as full productions. The Academy stresses practical, professional training for stage, film and television. The program is highly structured, focusing on acting, voice and speech, and movement, with an emphasis on self-discipline, self-discovery and, above all, individuality. At each stage of development, students' classroom knowledge is tested through onstage performances.

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