Tuition: $32,320 per academic year (includes fees)
Room and Board: $8,500 per year (estimate only)
Profile: New York City campus: 211 W. 61st Street, NY 10023. 212-787-5300; 800-367-7908
Programs: AMDA offers both four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees and two-year Conservatory Certificate Programs in Acting, Music Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts. Designed to transform talented individuals into well-rounded artists, the Bachelor of Fine Arts Programs combine a comprehensive college education with rigorous conservatory-level artistic training. The Two-Year Conservatory Performing Arts Programs focus on intensive, practical instruction that provides a solid foundation for a successful career in the performing arts.
Special Features: AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles has a student population of more than 600 students and is located in the heart of historic Hollywood, next to Capitol Records and minutes from the Pantages Theatre. The school is near major television and film studios. The campus is on a two-acre site that includes classrooms, studios, a theatre and housing. AMDA’s faculty comprises accomplished, working performers, actors, directors and choreographers. The instruction is a unique blend of professional perspective and a commitment to world-class education.
Admissions Requirements: All students are required to complete an audition, an application with a $50 fee, two letters of recommendation, three essays, and send an official transcript or transcripts from your high school and (if applicable) college. The fastest and easiest way to apply to AMDA is by completing our online application form. AMDA holds auditions in over 40 cities throughout the United States, Argentina, Canada, Korea, Mexico, United Kingdom and many more. In addition, auditions are held monthly at our campuses in Los Angeles and New York City. Students can schedule an audition through the Office of Admissions or on our Web site.
Financial Aid: We give over $1.5 million to students in scholarships each year. These institutionally funded need- and/or merit-based awards are given to students based on the results of the audition, application and FAFSA.