KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,810
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,229
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
19.7%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
87.5%
64 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
129
100% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
70%
21 Graduates

About

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts were .

In 2019, 56 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts. 41.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 58.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (21 degrees), 1.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is $16,810, which is $2,310 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is $16,810, which is $2,310 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,229.

In 2019, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 83% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,810
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was $16,810. The cost of tuition at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is $2,310 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$19,229
2019 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,229. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,740
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was of $7,740 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 20% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNM% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
83%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 18.8% with respect to 2018, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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19.7%
2017 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was 19.7%, which represents 15 out of the 76 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts received 64 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 16.4% annual growth. Out of those 64 applicants, 56 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.5% acceptance rate.

There were 129 students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has an overall enrollment yield of 80.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
56
Accepted Out of 64

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was 87.5% (56 admissions from 64 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 69.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 16.4%, while admissions grew by 47.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has a total enrollment of 129 students. The full-time enrollment at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is 129 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.9% White, 29.5% Black or African American, 20.9% Hispanic or Latino, 0.775% Asian, 0.775% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (26.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (17.8%) and White Female (15.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, is 129 students. The full-time enrollment at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is 129 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    54
  2. Black or African American
    38
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    27

The enrolled student population at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is 41.9% White, 29.5% Black or African American, 20.9% Hispanic or Latino, 0.775% Asian, 0.775% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 10 fewer women than men received degrees from KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is black or african american (21 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (56 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Graphic designers (96,595 people), Other managers (73,930 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (73,255 people), Postsecondary teachers (59,029 people), and Other designers (58,898 people).

The most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (56 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (56 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Elementary & secondary schools (170,023 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (119,180 people), Specialized design services (59,359 people), Computer Systems Design (58,603 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (52,038 people).

The most specialized majors at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are Visual & Performing Arts (56 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
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    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

33
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
23
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 33 degrees were awarded to men at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts, which is 1.43 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (23).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 20 degrees were awarded to men at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in Acting, which is 1.67 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 12 degrees were awarded to women at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts in Acting, which is 0.6 times less than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

70%
100% Completion Time
70%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 70% of students graduating from KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    21 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded
  3. White
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is black or african american (21 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

10.7% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Male
    15 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    9 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts is black or african american male (15 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (9 degrees).

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Operations

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts had a total salary expenditure of $2.41M. KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts are: Sales and related, with 4 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$901k
2019 Salaries
23.4%
decline from 2018

In 2019, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts paid a median of $901k in salaries, which represents 37.4% of their overall expenditure ($2.41M) and a 23.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 48.5% decline from 2017 and a 1.92% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$80.4k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2016, KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts paid a total of $80.4k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 3.59% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor
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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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