American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York

  • 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 253 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York is one of 14 community colleges within New York County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York is Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing (0.4 miles away).

Top Placements

American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty16 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment253 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:128:1
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# Full-Time Students253 students1,163 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
143451
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% Asian
3%
6%
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% Hispanic
4%
19%
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% Black
5%
17%
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% White
45%
49%
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% Two or more races
4%
1%
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% Non Resident races
39%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.69
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College Completion Rate
59%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,300$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $30,650 is more than the state average of $16,236. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$30,650$16,236
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,549
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Acceptance Rate63%70%
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Source: 2016 (or 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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