KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts

School Highlights

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts serves 129 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 450% over five years.
KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Arts & DesignAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty22 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment129 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:117:1
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# Full-Time Students129 students1,371 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
20%
47%
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% Black
28%
12%
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% White
41%
29%
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% Hawaiian
1%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.68
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College Completion Rate
70%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,900$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $16,336 is more than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $16,336 is more than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$16,336$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$16,336$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,841$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate88%76%
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Source: 2020 (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 June 1986, 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

The nearest community college to KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is Wade College (1.4 miles away).
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