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KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts

KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts is an Associate's college with 153 students located in Dallas, TX.

45
Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 153
Gender 55% Male / 45% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 67% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 24%
Multi-racial 2%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 18%
Ethnicity Unknown 12%
Black or African American 41%
Asian 2%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Acting (49%), Cinematography and Film/Video Production (30%), Musical Theatre (19%)

Majors Offered

Associates

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.

Job Opportunities:

Actors
Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, motion picture productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.

A program that prepares individuals to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the making and producing of films and videos. Includes instruction in theory of film, film technology and equipment operation, film production, film directing, film editing, cinematographic art, film audio, techniques for making specific types of films and/or videos, media technologies, computer image making, multi-media production, and the planning and management of film/video operations.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Producers and Directors
Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such as interpretation of script, choice of actors or guests, set design, sound, special effects, and choreography.
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.
Film and Video Editors
Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.

A program that focuses on the principles and techniques for integrating theatre, music, and dance into a unified production. Includes instruction in acting, dance, voice, technical theater, musical genres, piano, and history of musical theater.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Actors
Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, motion picture productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.
Producers and Directors
Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such as interpretation of script, choice of actors or guests, set design, sound, special effects, and choreography.
Dancers
Perform dances. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for video recording.
Choreographers
Create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.
Music Directors and Composers
Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

Administration & Faculty

CEO Kathy Tyner
Accredited by National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Student : Faculty Ratio 9 : 1

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 44/100
44
Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 68.1% accepted of 72 applications

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $19,317 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,997
$30K-$48K $19,953
$48K-$75K $24,478
$75K-$110K $24,478
$110K+ $24,478

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $16,387, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,387 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,090
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $16,387 $22,477

Students Receiving Aid

67% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 81% $8,653
Federal Scholarships/Grants 67% $5,375
Pell Grants 67% $5,375
Student Loans 81% $8,653

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://kdstudio.mzfiles.com/admissions/admissions-information/.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.kdstudio.com/wp-content/themes/kdc/netpricecalculator/npcalc.htm.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

59% of students graduated in six years.

54% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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#126 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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