The Ailey School

Overview of The Ailey School

Students attend The Ailey School in New York, NY, a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Ailey School degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

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

The Ailey School Selectivity

The Ailey School is selective and does not offer open admission. One sign of prestige is that the school only let in 33% of those who applied in 2007-2008.

Student Body

There are 77 students at The Ailey School (as of 2007-2008).

More complete details are provided below.

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The Ailey School
405 W 55th Street
New York , NY 10019-4402
General Phone: (212) 405-9008

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The Ailey School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Drama and Performing Arts0dance

Number of programs and degrees for The Ailey School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01

The Ailey School Student Body

In 2007-2008, The Ailey School had a total enrollment of 77 students (79 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 15%
Women 85%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 39%
Black 25%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 24%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 35%
20-21 30%
22-24 29%
25-29 6%

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

New Jersey14%
New York14%
(International Students)14%

The Ailey School Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 23 %

The Ailey 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.

The Ailey School Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot 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

The Ailey School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,812
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,812
Books and supplies $ 500

Financial Aid:
The Ailey School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2171900)

The Ailey School Degree Programs (2007)

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General

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The Ailey School Highlights

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What Sets The Ailey School Apart:

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