American Academy of Dramatic Arts – West

1336 N La Brea, Los Angeles, CA

Get more information about American Academy of Dramatic Arts – West by clicking links below:

American Academy of Dramatic Arts - West is a nonprofit private art school, which is located in Los Angeles, CA. The main program offered at this school is drama at the associate's degree level, with more than 330 aspiring artists graduating over the last several years.

Students can use a variety of means to evaluate school performance. A school's graduation and loan default rates are among the strongest indicators of educational and career success. American Academy of Dramatic Arts - West has a yearly graduation rate of 66%, and a loan default rate of near 11%.

Get more information by visiting the school's official website, where you can learn about admissions information, tuition, and disclosures.

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

Get more information about the programs offered by American Academy of Dramatic Arts – West by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • Tuition is estimated to be $29,900 per year*
  • Required fees are estimated to be around $750*
  • 100 students reported graduating last year

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at American Academy of Dramatic Arts – West is $27,200. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. A fee of $50 is required from all applicants. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (323) 464-2777. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $30,000-$36,000 per year
  • Required fees: $790

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid66%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships60%$10,042
Receiving Student Loans37%$7,926

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 13%.

Request Information

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (323) 464-2777

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (323) 464-2777

School Map

School Map of American Academy of Dramatic Arts – West