American Conservatory Theater

Overview of American Conservatory Theater

American Conservatory Theater can be found in San Francisco, CA (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at American Conservatory Theater.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in drama and performing arts.

American Conservatory Theater Selectivity

American Conservatory Theater does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.


Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 46 students were enrolled in American Conservatory Theater.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting American Conservatory Theater

American Conservatory Theater
30 Grant Ave
San Francisco , CA 94108-5834
General Phone: (415) 439-2350

American Conservatory Theater Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Drama and Performing Arts104acting

Number of programs and degrees for American Conservatory Theater in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year891
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years11
Master's degree141

American Conservatory Theater Student Body

In 2007-2008, American Conservatory Theater had a total enrollment of 46 students (103 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 62%
Graduate 38%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 14%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 4%
22-24 57%
25-29 35%
30-34 2%

American Conservatory Theater Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year

American Conservatory Theater Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of San Francisco, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

American Conservatory Theater Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

American Conservatory Theater Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 16,969
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,969
Books and supplies $ 510

Financial Aid:
American Conservatory Theater participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2099200)

American Conservatory Theater Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year2*3$30,041
All faculty totalacademic year2*3$30,041

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

American Conservatory Theater Degree Programs (2007)

Drama And Performing Arts

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