Los Angeles, CA is home to American Academy. Los Angeles is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at American Academy go up to the Associate's degree.
Students commonly pursue studies in drama and performing arts.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. The school attracts a lot of applicants every year, and can only accept about 54% of them (as of 2007-2008).
The full-time faculty at American Academy is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.
The school has 212 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008).
The school reports its educational mission is:
"The American Academy of Dramatic Arts' mission is to provide a broad, practical and relevant education to all who are comitted to their development as actors and making acting their profession."
More complete details are provided below.
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American Academy of Dramatic Arts-West
1336 N La Brea
Los Angeles , CA 90028
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Drama and Performing Arts||86||drama|
Number of programs and degrees for American Academy in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||69||1|
In 2007-2008, American Academy had a total enrollment of 212 students (235 full-time equivalent).
Students in the Freshman Class:
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Retention Rates (2007):
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
|Class Rank||not required|
|High School Record||required|
|College Prep Program||not required|
|Formal Demonstration of Competence||required|
|Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)||not required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||not required|
|Other Standardized Tests||not required|
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 20,000|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 20,000|
|Books and supplies||$ 225|
American Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2106900)
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|No academic rank||calendar year||0||*||1||*|
|All faculty total||calendar year||0||*||1||*|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
(Details are provided further down on this page.)
What Sets American Academy Apart:
|% of degrees in drama and performing arts |
(vs. all colleges)
|Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted) |
(vs. all colleges)
|Salaries of full-time faculty |
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
|Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs |
(vs. colleges of similar size)
|Minority % of student body |
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Accepts some high school credits
Grants credits for AP courses
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