KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,200
0.209% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,269
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
86.2%
29 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
102
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
48.9%
22 Graduates

About

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts were Acting (38 degrees awarded), Cinematography & Film Production (15 degrees), and Musical Theatre (6 degrees).

In 2022, 59 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts. 47.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (23 degrees), 1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is $16,200, which is $1,259 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is $16,200, which is $1,259 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,269.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,200
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was $16,200. The cost of tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is $1,259 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$24,269
2022 Value
39%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,269. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts grew by 39%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,535
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was of $8,535 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.19% between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 15.4% with respect to 2021, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was 4%, which represents 3 out of the 75 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 29 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 63.3% annual growth. Out of those 29 applicants, 25 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.2% acceptance rate.

There were 102 students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in 2022.

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has an overall enrollment yield of 80%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
25
Accepted Out of 29

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was 86.2% (25 admissions from 29 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 51.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 63.3%, while admissions declined by −39%..

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Enrollment

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had a total enrollment of 102 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is 102 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 51% Black or African American, 20.6% White, 17.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Two or More Races, 1.96% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.98% Asian, and 0.98% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (28.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.5%) and White Male (11.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 102 students. The full-time enrollment at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is 102 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 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 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 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    52 enrolled students
  2. White
    21 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    18 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is 51% Black or African American, 20.6% White, 17.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Two or More Races, 1.96% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.98% Asian, and 0.98% 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 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 3 fewer women than men received degrees from KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is black or african american (23 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (23 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is Acting (38 degrees awarded), followed by Cinematography & Film Production (15 degrees) and Musical Theatre (6 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (59 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 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Graphic designers (92,580 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (79,338 people), Other managers (75,955 people), Other designers (56,534 people), and Postsecondary teachers (55,898 people).

The most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (59 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (59 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 (175,537 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (120,978 people), Computer Systems Design (72,111 people), Specialized design services (58,214 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (47,269 people).

The most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (59 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 38 degrees awarded
  2. 15 degrees awarded
  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was Acting with 38 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from associates degree programs at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

31
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
28
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts, which is 1.11 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (28).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in Acting, which is 1.38 times more than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in Acting, which is 0.727 times less than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

90%
100% Completion Time
90%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 90% 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, 90% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 90% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    23 degrees awarded
  2. White
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is black or african american (23 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (23 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    15 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is black or african american female (15 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (14 degrees).

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Operations

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts employs 1 Instructors. Most academics at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Male Instructor (1), and Female Instructor (0).

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

Salary Expenditure

$1.11M
2022 Salaries
2.85%
growth from 2021

In 2022, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts paid a median of $1.11M in salaries, a 2.85% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% 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 $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts were Management with 2 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 Sex

Most Common Demographic (2016)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was Male Instructor with 1 employees, and Female Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts.

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