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American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York

American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York is an Associate's college with 216 students located in New York, NY.

Offers Associate Degrees


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 216
Gender 34% Male / 66% Female
Geography 33% In State / 67% Out of State / 38% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 41% 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
White 44%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 3%
International 39%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 0%


Student Publications: Reporter

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Student Newspaper
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: tutoring
  • Computer Services: libraries
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates placement services for graduates
  • Facilities: 3 theaters, dance studio, costume department, property/production areas, audio/visual center, state-of-the-art television studio
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Acting (100%)

Majors Offered


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:

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.

Administration & Faculty

President Susan Zech
Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 8
Student : Faculty Ratio 12 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 25 : 75
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 44/100

Acceptance Rate: 81.2% accepted of 372 applications

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Recommendations, Talent Ability, Interview

Important: Application Essay, Rigor Of Secondary School Record

Also Considered: Work Experience, Alumni Relation, Character Personal Qualities, Extracurricular Activities, Level Of Applicants Interest, Standardized Test Scores

Other Application Information: SAT Subject Tests SAT ACT

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Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $39,502 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $39,372
$30K-$48K $44,613
$48K-$75K $44,783
$75K-$110K $46,196
$110K+ $45,143

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $29,900, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $29,900 Same as On-Campus
Fees $750 Same as On-Campus
Housing $14,350 $17,500
Books $570 $570
Total (before financial aid) $45,570 $48,720

Students Receiving Aid

97% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 38% $11,800
Federal Scholarships/Grants 49% $4,370
Institutional Grants 97% $7,537
Other Federal Grants 38% $1,404
Other Loans 59% $18,016
Pell Grants 41% $3,933
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 19% $1,071
Student Loans 97% $15,565

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

49% of students graduated in six years.

70% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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