KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts

2600 Stemmons Fwy Ste 117
Dallas, TX 75207-0000
Tel: (214)638-0484
School Highlights
  • KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts serves 162 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts is one of 19 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Wade College (1.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 225% over five years.
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty13 staff76 staff
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 162 has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment162 students3,921 students
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:135:1
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students162 students1,055 students
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
4%
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
16%
37%
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
39%
13%
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Black (2007-2016)
% White
29%
39%
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
12%
3%
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.0.720.69
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
59%
21%
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,900$34,000
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,336 is more than the state average of $13,730. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,336$13,730
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%83%
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$9,500
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,967$5,250
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate87%75%
KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • KD Studio Actors Conservatory was founded in 1979 in response to the growing need for high-quality, no-nonsense acting training available to anyone with a desire to act for film and stage. Combined with our belief that each student possesses unique qualities and strengths that can flourish in the right learning environment, lead to establishing of KD Studio. KD Studio Actors Conservatory occupies 18,000 square feet in a modem one-story brick veneer and glass building located in the Dallas Market Center area at Dallas, Texas. To provide students with the best learning environment our facilities include ten classrooms, three casting studios, an insert stage used for professional video productions and camera classes, a sound booth for voice training and auditions, a 120-seat theatre, a backstage makeup room, private resource library and two student lounges. For more than two decades KD Studio has been successfully preparing people of all ages for the professional modeling career. Lead by the Dallas area top models our classes offer the most comprehensive, hands-on training you can find. KD Studio's dedicated faculty includes some of the finest professional artists working within the theatre, film and television community. The faculty's commitment to student success is a primary factor behind the popularity and success of KD Studio. Our acting workshops are designed for beginning actors as well as those individuals with performing experience. These intense, hands-on programs range in length from weekend-long special workshops to 15-month-long conservatory programs. In 1985 the school obtained accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and in June of the following year, was approved by the Texas Education Agency to award an Associate of Applied Arts Degree. KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is a subsidiary of KD Studio, Inc.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Wade College
    Private, for profit
    207 students | 1.20 Mi1950 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 4080 Dallas INFOMART
    Dallas TX  75207
    (214)637-3530
    1.20207
  • 38 students | 1.70 Mi1341 West Mokingbird Lane, Suite 200E
    Dallas TX  75247
    (214)350-9722
    1.7038
  • Sanford-Brown College-Dallas
    Private, for profit
    490 students | 1.70 Mi1250 Mockingbird Lane, Suite 150
    Dallas TX  75247
    (214)459-8490
    1.70490
  • 10,549 students | 2.90 Mi801 Main Street
    Dallas TX  75202
    (214)860-2037
    2.9010,549
  • Everest College-Dallas
    Private, for profit
    712 students | 4.50 Mi6080 North Central Expressway
    Dallas TX  75206
    (214)234-4850
    4.50712
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Did You Know?
For Dallas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,875 per year for in-state students and $7,186 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,901 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Dallas 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 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Dallas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.