Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theater

Overview of Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theater

Neighborhood Playhouse School is found in New York, NY. New York is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at Neighborhood Playhouse School.

Areas of Study

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

Neighborhood Playhouse School Selectivity

Neighborhood Playhouse School accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 69 in 2007-2008 at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"1.To provide a multi-dimensional and practical education in the dramatic arts to young theatre students who seek a professional life in acting and related theatre employment. 2. To further the unique type of training developed over the years at The Neighborhood Playhouse. 3.To serve as a cultural resource by making its historical archives available to students and scholars. 4. To serve the New York City community at large and especially the theatre community by offering support for postgraduate continuing education in practical ways as well as academic through Workshop & Performance programs fostering new playwrights & directors as well as actors."

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Contacting Neighborhood Playhouse School

Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater
340 E 54th St
New York , NY 10022-5017

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Neighborhood Playhouse School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Drama and Performing Arts28stagecraft

Number of programs and degrees for Neighborhood Playhouse School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years281

Neighborhood Playhouse School Student Body

In 2007-2008, Neighborhood Playhouse School had a total enrollment of 69 students (93 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Hispanic 2%
(Foreign Students) 44%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 16%
20-21 17%
22-24 39%
25-29 19%
30-34 7%
35-39 1%

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

(International Students)49%
New Jersey12%
New York10%
New Hampshire2%

Neighborhood Playhouse School Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %

Neighborhood Playhouse School 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.

Neighborhood Playhouse School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Neighborhood Playhouse School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 902900)

Neighborhood Playhouse School Degree Programs (2007)

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

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