American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

29 Faculty Members | 9:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The goal of the Academy is to prepare students for acting careers in theatre, TV and film. Our purpose is to provide a practical, post-secondary education that emphasizes skills needed by an actor in today's competitive environment.

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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 32.0% $5,838
State/local grants 3.0% $3,976
Institutional grants 100.0% $5,352
Loans 43.0% $16,944

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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
57.87%
  • Apply 356
  • Accepted 206
  • Attend 56

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • 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
69%
Male Students
31%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Two Or More Ethnicities40.25%
  2. Caucasian38.99%
  3. Hispanic/Latino10.06%
  4. Black6.29%
  5. Not Specified2.52%
  6. Asian1.89%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

284

Undergraduate students

284

Attendance breakdown

Full time
24%
Part time
76%

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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