American Musical and Dramatic Academy

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,960
3.05% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$48,847
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.606%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
25.9%
8,158 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,480
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.3%
100 Graduates

About

American Musical and Dramatic Academy is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at American Musical and Dramatic Academy were General Drama & Theater Arts (354 degrees awarded) and Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft (126 degrees).

In 2022, 781 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Musical and Dramatic Academy. 73.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (317 degrees), 1.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (163 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is $43,960, which is $29,019 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is $43,960, which is $29,019 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $48,847.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending American Musical and Dramatic Academy received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$43,960
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was $43,960. The cost of tuition at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is $29,019 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$48,847
2022 Value
9.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 American Musical and Dramatic Academy had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $48,847. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of American Musical and Dramatic Academy grew by 9.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,580
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was of $14,580 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.03% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at American Musical and Dramatic Academy received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.02% with respect to 2021, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.606%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was 0.606%, which represents 4 out of the 660 total borrowers.

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Admissions

American Musical and Dramatic Academy received 8,158 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 16.1% annual growth. Out of those 8,158 applicants, 2,109 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 25.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,480 students enrolled at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 2022.

American Musical and Dramatic Academy has an overall enrollment yield of 22.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

25.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,109
Accepted Out of 8,158

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of American Musical and Dramatic Academy was 25.9% (2,109 admissions from 8,158 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 22.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 16.1%, while admissions declined by −1.72%..

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Enrollment

American Musical and Dramatic Academy had a total enrollment of 1,480 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 1,480 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Musical and Dramatic Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.6% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 16.7% Black or African American, 7.03% Two or More Races, 1.69% Asian, 0.27% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (13.5%) and Black or African American Female (11.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Two or More Races Female (55.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.2%) and Black or African American Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,480 students. The full-time enrollment at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 1,480 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), American Musical and Dramatic Academy had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    483 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    288 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    247 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 32.6% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 16.7% Black or African American, 7.03% Two or More Races, 1.69% Asian, 0.27% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 120 students (8.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 365 more women than men received degrees from American Musical and Dramatic Academy. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is white (317 degrees awarded). There were 1.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (163 degrees).

The most common 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is General Drama & Theater Arts (354 degrees awarded), followed by Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft (126 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at American Musical and Dramatic Academy, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (781 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are Graphic designers (92,580 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (79,338 people), Other managers (75,955 people), Other designers (56,534 people), and Postsecondary teachers (55,898 people).

The most specialized majors at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (781 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (781 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are Elementary & secondary schools (175,537 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (120,978 people), Computer Systems Design (72,111 people), Specialized design services (58,214 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (47,269 people).

The most specialized majors at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (781 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2021)
248 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common 2 to 4 year postsecondary certificate concentration at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft with 248 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

208
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
573
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 208 degrees were awarded to men at American Musical and Dramatic Academy, which is 0.363 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (573).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 87 degrees were awarded to men at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in General Drama & Theater Arts, which is 0.326 times less than the 267 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 267 degrees were awarded to men at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in General Drama & Theater Arts, which is 3.07 times more than the 87 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

62%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 62% of students graduating from American Musical and Dramatic Academy completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is Female and Black or African American (80% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 7% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    317 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    163 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is white (317 degrees awarded). There were 1.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (163 degrees).

2.94% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    234 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    119 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is white female (234 degrees awarded). There were 1.97 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (119 degrees).

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Operations

American Musical and Dramatic Academy employs 143 Instructors. Most academics at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are Male Instructor (92), and Female Instructor (51).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 52 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 49 employees, and Management with 42 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$41.3M
2022 Salaries
21.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, American Musical and Dramatic Academy paid a median of $41.3M in salaries, a 21.1% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10M
Instructional Salaries
143
Number of Employees

In 2022, American Musical and Dramatic Academy paid a total of $10M to 143 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
143 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
52 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was Instructor with 143 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Musical and Dramatic Academy were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 52 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees, and Management with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was Male Instructor with 92 employees, and Female Instructor with 51 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

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