New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts

39 W 19th Street Fl2, New York, NY
2-year
Small
Urban

About

Welcome to The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts! We know that deciding how and where to pursue your professional acting career is one of life’s biggest decisions. The New York Conservatory offers small class size and a collaborative learning experience to transform you from a student into an actor who works. We believe the sooner you can start your career, the better. In the conservatory environment, you will work all day, every day strictly on your craft. Our highly disciplined training programs give you the tools for a successful career as an actor in film, television and musical theater. Students graduate with the tools in hand to get work—including a resume and network of industry contacts. Film & TV graduates will have a professional reel, and Musical Theater graduates will have personalized repertoire book.

Questions and Answers about New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts

Zeinebou D.
7 months ago
Does the class schedule allow one to work while attending school, or is it like the summer intensive?
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Hi Zeinebou! Students are able to manage a part time job while also studying in the degree program.
Calvin L.
1 year ago
Does New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts offer on campus job opportunities?
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Hi Calvin! We have some on campus job opportunities for students but most of our students find a job off campus.
Maria R.
1 year ago
Where can I find information about New York Conservatory for Dramatic Art’s financial aid options?
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Hi Maria! We offer talent and merit based scholarships and accept the FAFSA. https://www.nycda.edu/paying-for-school/

Majors offered at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts

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Academics at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts

Student Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Selectivity
Least Selective (95% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Private 2-year institution

Demographics for New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts Students3%27%49%26%3%4%3%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%39%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts Students
22%
68%
Male
Female
< 10% Gender nonconforming
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