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National Conservatory Of Dramatic Arts

Overview of National Conservatory Of Dramatic Arts

The main campus of National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts is in Washington, DC (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to drama and performing arts.

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts Selectivity

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts does not accept everyone who applies.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 30 enrolled students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts is a non-profit, accredited, post-secondary school for individuals who wish to train for professional careers in the performing arts. The Conservatory was founded in 1975 to provide residents of the greater Washington metro area the opportunity to accomplish a caliber of training previously only available in New York or Los Angeles. The mission of the Conservatory is to provide training that incorporates sound technique and a practical approach in a supportive and professional atmosphere based on collegiality between faculty and students and mutual respect for the time honored craft of acting. The Conservatory is dedicated to making the cost of the training fair and affordable for students. The school participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs to assist those students for whom tuition assistance is needed in order for them to be able to train. The Conservatory does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, or sexual orientation regarding admission, hiring of personnel or in its educational programs."

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Contacting National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts
1556 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington , DC 20007
General Phone: (202) 333-2202
http://www.theconservatory.org

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National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Drama and Performing Arts21stagecraft

Number of programs and degrees for National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years81
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years131

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts Student Body

In 2007-2008, National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts had a total enrollment of 30 students (42 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 56%
Women 44%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 53%
Black 29%
Hispanic 18%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 7%
22-24 13%
25-29 40%
30-34 20%
35-39 7%
40-49 3%
65+ 10%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Washington, DC40%
Maryland30%
Virginia30%

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total151387%969%
Men9889%563%
Women6583%480%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
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

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,500
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,500
Books and supplies $ 300

Financial Aid:
National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2132800)

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts Degree Programs (2007)

Drama And Performing Arts
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other

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