AMDA is America’s leader in acting, musical theatre, dance, and performing arts education.

AMDA's state of the art programs draw talented students from across the United States and all over the world to join the community in New York and Los Angeles. AMDA offers rigorous professional training towards 4-years BFA and 2-years Associate Degree/Conservatory program as BA and MA in Theater arts and MFA in writing. Also, AMDA offers generous partial scholarships and grants to academically qualified and talented students.

Basic details

  • Region: West and East Coasts
  • Location: Los Angeles, California & New York, New York
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private; Specialist Institution

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 25%
  • Average ACT range: N/A
  • Average SAT range: N/A
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre
  • Full list of majors available:


  • International students are eligible for: merit/talent-based scholarship, need-based financial aid
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $42,660


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: N/A
  • Varsity sports: N/A

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