American Musical and Dramatic Academy

211 West 61st Street, New York, NY

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Located in New York, NY, American Musical and Dramatic Academy is a nonprofit private institution that offers professional level education and training in music and music theory. The largest program offered is the theatre arts and stagecraft bachelor's degree program, with more than two thousand students graduating over the last several years.

Student success after graduation may be determined by a number of factors, including graduation rate and loan default. At American Musical and Dramatic Academy, the graduation rate is about 77%, and the school has an average loan default rate of around 13%.

The last reported accreditation for this school was done by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation. Please visit for more information on programs offered and consumer 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.

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

  • Tuition cost estimate: $33,920 per year*
  • Required fees, excluding tuition, cost about $300*
  • About 530 students were granted degrees in the last reported year

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments 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 $100. In order to calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (212) 787-5300. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at American Musical and Dramatic Academy. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.

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 $34,000-$41,000 per year
  • Required fees for full-time students: $320

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 Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$9,656
Receiving Student Loans77%$10,214

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