American Academy of Dramatic Arts/Hollywood: Narrative Description

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1336 North La Brea Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Tel: (323)464-2777
Free: 800-222-2867
Admissions: 800-222-2867
Fax: (323)464-1250
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Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1974. Setting: 4-acre suburban campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Total enrollment: 177. 507 applied, 35% were admitted. Full-time: 177 students, 58% women, 42% men. Students come from 21 states and territories, 3 other countries, 40% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 12% Hispanic, 6% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 8% international, 15% 25 or older, 0% transferred in. Core. Calendar: continuous.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, interview, audition. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Tuition: $14,900 full-time. Mandatory fees: $450 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program.

Collegiate Environment:

Major annual events: graduation, student performances, seminars by guest lecturers. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, 8-hour patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. Bryn Morgan Library with 7,700 books, 24 serials, and 320 audiovisual materials. Operations spending 2003-04: $48,825.

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