American Musical and Dramatic Academy

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$35,600

4.95% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$39,613

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.64%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

21.9%

9,704 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,565

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.4%

75 Graduates

About

American Musical and Dramatic Academy is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American Musical and Dramatic Academy were Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft (174 degrees awarded).

In 2016, 577 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Musical and Dramatic Academy. 66% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (239 degrees), 2.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (114 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is $35,600, which is $21,629 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is $35,600, which is $21,629 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $39,613.

In 2016, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,600

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was $35,600. The cost of tuition at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is $21,629 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$39,613

2016 Value

6.86%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 American Musical and Dramatic Academy had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $39,613. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of American Musical and Dramatic Academy grew by 6.86%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,850

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was of $11,850 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.851% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at American Musical and Dramatic Academy received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 8.89% with respect to 2015, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.64%

2015 Default Rate

22

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was 3.64%, which represents 22 out of the 604 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

American Musical and Dramatic Academy received 9,704 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.45% annual growth. Out of those 9,704 applicants, 2,125 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 21.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,565 students enrolled at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

American Musical and Dramatic Academy has an overall enrollment yield of 28.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

21.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,125

Accepted Out of 9,704

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of American Musical and Dramatic Academy was 21.9% (2,125 admissions from 9,704 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 21.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 9.45%, while admissions grew by 9.76%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

American Musical and Dramatic Academy has a total enrollment of 1,565 students. The full-time enrollment at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 1,565 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 36.2% White, 27.4% Hispanic or Latino, 17% Black or African American, 7.54% Two or More Races, 1.92% Asian, 0.639% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.319% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (18.8%) and Black or African American Female (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Musical and Dramatic Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,565 students. The full-time enrollment at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 1,565 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 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

2016 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 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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

  1. White

    566

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    429

  3. Black or African American

    266

The enrolled student population at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is 36.2% White, 27.4% Hispanic or Latino, 17% Black or African American, 7.54% Two or More Races, 1.92% Asian, 0.639% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.319% 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 54 students (3.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 185 more women than men received degrees from American Musical and Dramatic Academy. The majority of degree recipients at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are white (239 degrees awarded). There were 2.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (114 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft (174 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

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 (577 degrees awarded).

Workforce

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 Designers (183,898 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (86,794 people), Miscellaneous managers (78,762 people), Postsecondary teachers (49,202 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (39,693 people).

The most specialized majors at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (577 degrees awarded).

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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 Dentists, Dental hygienists, Physicians & surgeons, Other healthcare practitioners & technical Occupations, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (577 degrees awarded).

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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 (154,656 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (105,079 people), Specialized design services (62,824 people), Computer Systems Design (53,666 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (49,122 people).

The most specialized majors at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (577 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 174 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft with 174 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 196

  2. 381

In 2016, 196 degrees were awarded to men at American Musical and Dramatic Academy, which is 0.514 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (381).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 196 degrees were awarded to men at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft, which is 0.514 times less than the 381 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 381 degrees were awarded to women at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft, which is 1.94 times more than the 196 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%

100% Completion Time

66%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 63% 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, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (56%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is Male and White (56% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    239 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    114 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    81 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is white (239 degrees awarded). There were 2.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (114 degrees).

5.2% of degree recipients (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    164 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    75 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at American Musical and Dramatic Academy is white female (164 degrees awarded). There were 2.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (75 degrees).

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Operations

American Musical and Dramatic Academy has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $26.3k (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, American Musical and Dramatic Academy had a total expenditure of $54.9M. Of that $54.9M, they spent $21.4M on salaries and $54.9M on benefits.

American Musical and Dramatic Academy employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Musical and Dramatic Academy are: Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, Sales and related, with 22 employees, and Service with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

American Musical and Dramatic Academy has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of American Musical and Dramatic Academy stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.6M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, American Musical and Dramatic Academy received $3.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$21.4M

Salary Expenditure

$54.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, American Musical and Dramatic Academy had a total expenditure of $54.9M. Of that $54.9M, they spent $21.4M on salaries and $54.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$21.4M

2015 Salaries

6.48%

growth from 2014

In 2015, American Musical and Dramatic Academy paid a median of $21.4M in salaries, which represents 38.9% of their overall expenditure ($54.9M) and a 6.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.91% growth from 2013 and a 12.3% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$882k

Instructional Salaries

9

Number of Employees

In 2015, American Musical and Dramatic Academy paid a total of $882k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 4.12% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

38 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Musical and Dramatic Academy were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Musical and Dramatic Academy were Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees; Sales and related with 22 employees; and Service with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Musical and Dramatic Academy was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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