American Musical and Dramatic Academy

American Musical and Dramatic Academy Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is American Musical and Dramatic Academy Ranked?

2022 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 16 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other dramatic/theatre arts and stagecraft.

Overall Quality

American Musical and Dramatic Academy was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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

Acceptance Rate

American Musical and Dramatic Academy has an acceptance rate of 44%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

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American Musical and Dramatic Academy Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at American Musical and Dramatic Academy it is much better at 5 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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 65%, 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 59%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

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American Musical and Dramatic Academy Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,395 full-time undergraduates at American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

How Much Does American Musical and Dramatic Academy Cost?

The overall average net price of American Musical and Dramatic Academy is $43,277. 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 +
$37,634 $38,710 $45,504 $47,737 $50,101

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At American Musical and Dramatic Academy, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $10,606 a year. That adds up to $42,424 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 2.3%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from American Musical and Dramatic Academy make about $28,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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

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

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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 213 $18,891

Learn more about the majors offered at American Musical and Dramatic Academy along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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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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