American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

46 Faculty Members | 6:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts' mission is to provide a broad, practical and relevant education to all who are committed to their development as actors and making acting their profession.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$37,230

Out of state

$37,230
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
100%
Did not receive aid
0%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 36.0% $4,616
State/local grants 7.0% $5,657
Institutional grants 100.0% $8,236
Loans 59.0% $11,639

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Acting
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
    • Acting
      • A program that prepares individuals to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the achievement of naturalistic and believable behavior in imaginary circumstances. Includes instruction in voice and acting speech, stage dialects, movement, improvisation, acting styles, theatre history, script interpretation, and actor coaching. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
89.39%
  • Apply 198
  • Accepted 177
  • Attend 25

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Not applicable
  • High school GPA

    Not applicable
  • Recommendation letter

    Required
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Not applicable
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Required
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
62%
Male Students
38%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Two Or More Ethnicities35.85%
  2. Caucasian30.19%
  3. Hispanic/Latino16.98%
  4. Black16.04%
  5. Asian0.94%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

285

Undergraduate students

285

Attendance breakdown

Full time
2%
Part time
98%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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