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Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater

340 E 54th St, New York, NY

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  • Phone: (212) 688-3770

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Neighborhood Playhouse School is an institution that specializes in theater, and related fields. The school is located in New York, NY. The main programs offered are the programs in theatre arts and stagecraft, with more than 100 aspiring actors graduating in the past few years.

Students can use various means to evaluate school performance. A school's graduation and loan default rates are among the strongest indicators of educational and career success. Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater has a yearly graduation rate of 43%, and a loan default rate of around 2%.

This school has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation having first received its accreditation from that agency in 1994. Get more information by visiting the school's official website, where you can learn about programs available, financial aid & tuition, and disclosures.

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Programs Offered

The following is a list of areas of study available at Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater. It is important to note that the list can be different from programs currently being offered. Students should contact the school to ensure program availability.

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Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (2,291 Hours)

Theatre arts and stagecraft program takes on average twenty-four months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $15,000*
  • Cost of required books or supplies: $400*
  • Around 20 students completed the theatre arts and stagecraft program last year
  • Takes about 24 months to complete

Acting (1,800 Hours)

The acting program takes about twenty-four months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $3,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $160*
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $12,000 in student loans**
  • Students usually complete the acting program in 24 months

Notes:
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,600. To calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $150 application fee for those applying to a program. The school's financial aid department offers additional information regarding types of aid, how to apply and more. Students may contact the school by calling (212) 688-3770. 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.

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 Aid42%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships39%$4,072
Receiving Student Loans33%$7,547

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 2%.