American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York

120 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016-0000
Tel: (212)686-9244
  • 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 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York is one of 15 community colleges within New York County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing (0.40 miles away).

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 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty16 staff85 staff
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 253 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment253 students1,688 students
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:127:1
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students253 students1,163 students
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
143451
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
3%
6%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
19%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
5%
17%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Black (2007-2016)
% White
45%
48%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
4%
1%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
39%
4%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Non Resident (2007-2016)
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups 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.0.640.70
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
59%
27%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,300$35,300
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $30,650 is more than the state average of $16,254. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$30,650$16,254
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%92%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,747
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,868
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate63%70%
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
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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