Digital Film Academy

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

DFA's mission is to provide state-of-the-industry higher education and advanced training in digital film and media to prepare students for career entry or advancement in their chosen occupations. To achieve this mission, DFA operates by following these objectives: - Offer professional certificate programs to U.S. citizens and international students within the context of a well-designed framework of digital media arts and design. - Offer programs including both theoretical and practical components, as appropriate, to prepare graduates to advance in their chosen careers. - Prepare students with the educational foundation for advanced study. - Provide an educational environment that imparts the attitudes and skills that enable students to continue learning throughout their lives and career. - Continue to update and improve curricula of existing programs and courses to reflect changes and improvements in technology and the industry to properly prepare students for careers in the digital media industry. - Provide post-graduate support of students' professional projects and career efforts.

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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
56%
Did not receive aid
44%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 52.0% $4,141
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 1.0% $2,000
Loans 49.0% $8,430

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Academics

Types of Degrees Offered

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

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$25
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
22%
Male Students
78%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black25.49%
  2. Hispanic/Latino23.53%
  3. Caucasian19.61%
  4. Asian14.71%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities14.7%
  6. American Indian/Alaska Native0.98%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.98%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

280

Undergraduate students

280

Attendance breakdown

Full time
99%
Part time
1%

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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