American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York

Tel: (212)686-9244
215 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 215 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more 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 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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
Total Faculty 15 staff
59 staff
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 215 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
215 students
1,282 students
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
22:1
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
215 students
810 students
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
2%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
12%
7%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
12%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Black (2006-2013)
% White
43%
57%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Unknown (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
28%
2%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York non_resident (2006-2013)
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.53
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $30,650 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $30,650 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $30,650 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $30,650 $10,294
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 81%
78%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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Did You Know?
For New York private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
New York community colleges have a 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. of 0.5, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New York is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.