National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, less-than 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts is a non-profit, accredited, post-secondary school for individuals who wish to train for professional careers in the performing arts. The Conservatory was founded in 1975 to provide residents of the greater Washington metro area the opportunity to accomplish a caliber of training previously only available in New York or Los Angeles. The mission of the Conservatory is to provide training that incorporates sound technique and a practical approach in a supportive and professional atmosphere based on collegiality between faculty and students and mutual respect for the time honored craft of acting. The Conservatory is dedicated to making the cost of the training fair and affordable for students. The school participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs to assist those students for whom tuition assistance is needed in order for them to be able to train. The Conservatory does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, or sexual orientation regarding admission, hiring of personnel or in its educational programs.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$9,900

Out of state

$9,900
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 67.0% $4,223
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 100.0% $4,832

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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

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
100.0%
  • Apply 2
  • Accepted 2
  • Attend 2

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$30
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • 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
53%
Male Students
47%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black34.38%
  2. Caucasian28.13%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities21.85%
  4. Not Specified6.25%
  5. Asian3.13%
  6. Hispanic/Latino3.13%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander3.13%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

59

Undergraduate students

59

Attendance breakdown

Full time
5%
Part time
95%

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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