Merce Cunningham Studio

Overview of Merce Cunningham Studio

The campus of Merce Cunningham Studio is in New York, NY, which is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Merce Cunningham Studio include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in drama and performing arts.

Merce Cunningham Studio Selectivity

Admission at Merce Cunningham Studio is selective, not open to all who apply.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 38 students enrolled (54 full-time equivalent). Merce Cunningham Studio has a large minority student population.

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Merce Cunningham Studio
55 Bethune St
New York , NY 10014

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Merce Cunningham Studio Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Drama and Performing Arts18dance

Number of programs and degrees for Merce Cunningham Studio in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years181

Merce Cunningham Studio Student Body

In 2007-2008, Merce Cunningham Studio had a total enrollment of 38 students (54 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 17%
Women 83%
Full-Time 67%
Part-Time 33%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 39%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
(Foreign Students) 56%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 3%
22-24 37%
25-29 39%
30-34 21%

Merce Cunningham Studio Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %
Part-Time 50 %

Merce Cunningham Studio Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Merce Cunningham Studio Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

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)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Merce Cunningham Studio Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,250
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,250
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Merce Cunningham Studio participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2506200)

Merce Cunningham Studio Degree Programs (2007)

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General

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Merce Cunningham Studio Highlights

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