KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,543

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,261

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

18.3%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

90%

40 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

142

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58.3%

14 Graduates

About

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts were .

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts. 46.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (21 degrees), 1.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is $16,543, which is $2,543 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is $16,543, which is $2,543 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,261.

In 2017, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 79% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,543

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was $16,543. The cost of tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is $2,543 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$17,261

2017 Value

14.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,261. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts grew by 14.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,726

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was of $5,726 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board decreased by 13.2% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 25.6% with respect to 2016, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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18.3%

2016 Default Rate

15

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was 18.3%, which represents 15 out of the 82 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

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts received 40 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 28.6% annual decline. Out of those 40 applicants, 36 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 90% acceptance rate.

There were 142 students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has an overall enrollment yield of 69.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

36

Accepted Out of 40

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was 90% (36 admissions from 40 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 82.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -28.6%, while admissions declined by -21.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has a total enrollment of 142 students. The full-time enrollment at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is 142 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38% Black or African American, 24.6% White, 19% Hispanic or Latino, 2.82% Two or More Races, 1.41% Asian, 0.704% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (19.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.3%) and White Male (14.1%). 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 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, is 142 students. The full-time enrollment at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is 142 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

2017 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 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    54

  2. White

    35

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    27

The enrolled student population at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is 38% Black or African American, 24.6% White, 19% Hispanic or Latino, 2.82% Two or More Races, 1.41% Asian, 0.704% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 17 students (12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 4 fewer women than men received degrees from KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts. The majority of degree recipients at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are black or african american (21 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (52 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Elementary & middle school teachers (97,016 people), Graphic designers (91,073 people), Other managers (69,024 people), Other designers (57,300 people), and Postsecondary teachers (55,507 people).

The most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (52 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 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Chief executives & legislators, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (52 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 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Elementary & secondary schools (165,720 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (109,805 people), Specialized design services (62,482 people), Computer Systems Design (60,351 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (55,351 people).

The most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (52 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A 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 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 28

  2. 24

In 2017, 28 degrees were awarded to men at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts, which is 1.17 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (24).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 17 degrees were awarded to men at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in Acting, which is 0.944 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 18 degrees were awarded to women at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in Acting, which is 1.06 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 58% of students graduating from KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is Male and Two or More Races (100% 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, 7.14% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    21 degrees awarded

  2. White

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is black or african american (21 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

1.92% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Male

    14 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    8 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is black or african american male (14 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (8 degrees).

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Operations

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had a total expenditure of $2.4M. Of that $2.4M, they spent $2.28M on salaries and $2.4M on benefits.

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are: Office and Administrative Support, with 4 employees, Sales and related, with 2 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts received $0 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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$2.28M

Salary Expenditure

$2.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had a total expenditure of $2.4M. Of that $2.4M, they spent $2.28M on salaries and $2.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$2.28M

2017 Salaries

1.92%

growth from 2016

In 2017, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts paid a median of $2.28M in salaries, which represents 95.3% of their overall expenditure ($2.4M) and a 1.92% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.2% decline from 2015 and a 5.43% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$80.4k

Instructional Salaries

1

Number of Employees

In 2016, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts paid a total of $80.4k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 3.59% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $287k (22.3%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design.

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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

4 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts 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 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts were Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees; Sales and related with 2 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 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 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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