Tuition + Fees - Spring 2014

Application Fee   $50
Tuition Deposit $750
Student Fee Per Year $500
Tuition Per Year (Less Tuition Deposit) $29,550
Total Tuition & Fees $30,850

Tuition + Fees - Fall 2014/Spring 2015

Application Fee   $50
Tuition Deposit $750
Student Fee Per Year $500
Tuition Per Year (Less Tuition Deposit) $29,950
Total Tuition & Fees $31,250
  • In addition to the basic tuition, students will be asked to purchase certain scripts and textbooks required by individual instructors. Students are required to provide their own USB drives and computers for use as home-study resources.
  • All students must have a comprehensive health insurance plan that meets healthcare reform standards while attending The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. NYCDA sponsors a comprehensive, healthcare reform compliant Student Health Insurance Plan for an additional fee of about $1460 per year. Visit University Health Plans for information on the extent of coverage available. Students are required to accept the Student Health Insurance Plan or must provide a copy of their insurance card to The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Proof of insurance is required for enrollment and to begin classes.
  • Please note that tuition and fees do not include housing and living expense costs. NYCDA offers housing in its dormitory for first year students at an addition cost. Please contact an Admission Coordinator to discuss details.

Estimated Annual Financial Requirements Spring 2014

If living in a dorm or apartment

Tuition & Fees $30,800
Room & Board $18,324
Books & Supplies $548
Transportation $955
Loan Fees $800
Misc $2,230
Total $53,657

If someone is sponsoring your housing:

Tuition & Fees $30,800
Books & Supplies $548
Transportation $955
Loan Fees $800
Misc $1,608
Total $34,711

Estimated Annual Financial Requirements Fall 2014/Spring 2015

If living in a dorm or apartment

Tuition & Fees $31,200
Room & Board $18,469
Books & Supplies $546
Transportation $1,023
Loan Fees $808
Misc $800
Total $52,846

If someone is sponsoring your housing:

Tuition & Fees $31,200
Books & Supplies $546
Transportation $1,023
Loan Fees $808
Misc $172
Total $33,749

Scholarships & Financial Aid

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts is approved by the federal government for participation in Title IV financial aid programs. NYCDA also awards up to $2,000,000 annually in talent and need-based scholarships. The National Scholarship Audition Tour dates are available by contacting the Office of Admission at 888.645.0030, ext. 4080. NYCDA offers a monthly payment plans. Individuals interested in this option of payment should contact an Admission Coordinator at 888.645.0030 for more information.

Net Price Calculator

NYCDA has a "Net Price Calculator" that will help you plan an affordable way to pay for your college education. It will demonstrate to you and your family an estimated eligibility for financial aid at The New York Conservatory. The Calculator can be accessed here.