American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,480
2.93% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$41,975
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.43%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
89.4%
198 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
106
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
71.7%
81 Graduates

About

American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles were N/A.

In 2020, 25 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (11 degrees), 5.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is $36,480, which is $22,080 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is $36,480, which is $22,080 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $41,975.

In 2020, 99% of undergraduate students attending American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$36,480
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles was $36,480. The cost of tuition at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is $22,080 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$41,975
2020 Value
5.06%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $41,975. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles grew by 5.06%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,983
Room and Board
$570
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles was of $13,983 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $570. The cost of room and board increased by 1.3% between 2019 and 2020. 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
54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2019, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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6.43%
2018 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles was 6.43%, which represents 11 out of the 171 total borrowers.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles received 198 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 31.3% annual decline. Out of those 198 applicants, 177 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.4% acceptance rate.

There were 106 students enrolled at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles has an overall enrollment yield of 14.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
177
Accepted Out of 198

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles was 89.4% (177 admissions from 198 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 78.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −31.3%, 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 American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles has a total enrollment of 106 students. The full-time enrollment at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is 106 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.2% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 16% Black or African American, 6.6% Two or More Races, 0.943% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (17%), followed by White Male (13.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 106 students. The full-time enrollment at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is 106 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%
2020 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 Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    32
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    18
  3. Black or African American
    17

The enrolled student population at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is 30.2% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 16% Black or African American, 6.6% Two or More Races, 0.943% Asian, 0% 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% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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learningGraduates

In 2020, 3 more women than men received degrees from American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is white (11 degrees awarded). There were 5.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (25 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 Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are Graphic designers (84,155 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (80,043 people), Other managers (67,929 people), Other designers (64,319 people), and Postsecondary teachers (53,367 people).

The most specialized majors at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are Visual & Performing Arts (25 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 Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are Physicians, Surgeons, Credit analysts, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are Visual & Performing Arts (25 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 Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are Elementary & secondary schools (162,203 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (113,609 people), Specialized design services (60,617 people), Computer Systems Design (58,045 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (48,772 people).

The most specialized majors at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are Visual & Performing Arts (25 degrees awarded).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

11
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
14
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 11 degrees were awarded to men at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles, which is 0.786 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (14).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 11 degrees were awarded to men at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles in Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft, which is 0.786 times less than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 14 degrees were awarded to women at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles in Other Dramatic Arts & Stagecraft, which is 1.27 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 55% of students graduating from American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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 American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    11 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is white (11 degrees awarded). There were 5.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    6 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles is white male (6 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (5 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles has an endowment valued at nearly $1.14M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $107k (9.4%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles had a total salary expenditure of $9.03M. American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles employs 7 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are Female Instructors (5), Male Instructors(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles are: Management, with 10 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

Endowment

$1.14M
2020 Endowment
0%
growth from 2019

American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles has an endowment valued at about $1.14M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.29M lower than 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 2020, American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles 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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Salary Expenditure

$3.98M
2020 Salaries
8.65%
decline from 2019

In 2020, American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles paid a median of $3.98M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($9.03M) and a 8.65% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.52% decline from 2018 and a 7.12% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$735k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2020, American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles paid a total of $735k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
10 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles were Instructor with 7 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles were Management with 10 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles was Female Instructor with 5 employees, and Male Instructor with 2 employees.

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