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American Musical and Dramatic Academy Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on American Musical and Dramatic Academy, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is American Musical and Dramatic Academy Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

American Musical and Dramatic Academy was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is visual and performing arts.

Overall Quality

American Musical and Dramatic Academy is ranked #780 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 132 colleges in New York, American Musical and Dramatic Academy is ranked at #87.

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Is It Hard to Get Into American Musical and Dramatic Academy?

Acceptance Rate

Even if you have the best grades and high test scores, that may not be enough to get into American Musical and Dramatic Academy since the school has one of the most selective in the country. Its acceptance rate is a mere 21%, so there's no shame if you don't get in. Be sure to apply to other schools just in case.

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American Musical and Dramatic Academy Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at American Musical and Dramatic Academy

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 72%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

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Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At American Musical and Dramatic Academy the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 53%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

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Excellent Overall Diversity at American Musical and Dramatic Academy

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,676 full-time undergraduates at American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

American Musical and Dramatic Academy Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 96.64 out of 100, American Musical and Dramatic Academy is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  96.64 out of 100
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How Much Does American Musical and Dramatic Academy Cost?

The overall average net price of American Musical and Dramatic Academy is $40,175. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for American Musical and Dramatic Academy

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$34,443 $34,961 $42,313 $45,178 $47,762

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of American Musical and Dramatic Academy, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At American Musical and Dramatic Academy, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $9,993 a year. That adds up to $39,972 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do American Musical and Dramatic Academy Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from American Musical and Dramatic Academy with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $28,000 in their early years. This is about 30% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of American Musical and Dramatic Academy

American Musical and Dramatic Academy is a private not-for-profit institution located in New York, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of American Musical and Dramatic Academy

Contact details for American Musical and Dramatic Academy are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 211 West 61St Street, New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-787-5300
Website: www.amda.edu

American Musical and Dramatic Academy Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Drama & Theater Arts 215 $16,000

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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