New York Film Academy

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,434
7.84% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$43,409
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.56%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
1,892
100% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
60.7%
130 Graduates

About

New York Film Academy is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at New York Film Academy were Cinematography & Film Production (92 degrees awarded), Acting (86 degrees), and Photography (13 degrees).

In 2019, 782 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New York Film Academy. 50.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was unknown (184 degrees), 3.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New York Film Academy is $29,434, which is $14,934 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New York Film Academy is $29,434, which is $14,934 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 $43,409.

In 2019, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,434
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at New York Film Academy was $29,434. The cost of tuition at New York Film Academy is $14,934 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$43,409
2019 Value
13.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 New York Film Academy had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $43,409. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of New York Film Academy grew by 13.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$19,800
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New York Film Academy was of $19,800 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 66.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
36%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at New York Film Academy received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 58.6% with respect to 2018, when 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.56%
2017 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at New York Film Academy was 2.56%, which represents 9 out of the 351 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

New York Film Academy has a total enrollment of 1,892 students. The full-time enrollment at New York Film Academy is 1,892 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at New York Film Academy are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New York Film Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7.51% White, 4.55% Black or African American, 3.65% Hispanic or Latino, 2.11% Two or More Races, 1.48% Asian, 0.106% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0529% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at New York Film Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (4.95%), followed by White Female (3.66%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (4.31%), followed by White Male (2.93%) and White Female (2.07%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New York Film Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,892 students. The full-time enrollment at New York Film Academy is 1,892 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at New York Film Academy are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

95%
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 New York Film Academy was 95%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), New York Film Academy had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    142
  2. Black or African American
    86
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    69

The enrolled student population at New York Film Academy is 7.51% White, 4.55% Black or African American, 3.65% Hispanic or Latino, 2.11% Two or More Races, 1.48% Asian, 0.106% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0529% 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.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 517 students (27.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 4 more women than men received degrees from New York Film Academy. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at New York Film Academy is unknown (184 degrees awarded). There were 3.02 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New York Film Academy is Cinematography & Film Production (92 degrees awarded), followed by Acting (86 degrees) and Photography (13 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at New York Film Academy, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (759 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), and Communications (4 degrees).

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 New York Film Academy are Other managers (184,539 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (129,742 people), Graphic designers (113,909 people), Marketing managers (99,769 people), and Postsecondary teachers (89,315 people).

The most specialized majors at New York Film Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (759 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), and Communications (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New York Film Academy are Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

The most specialized majors at New York Film Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (759 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), and Communications (4 degrees).

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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 New York Film Academy are Elementary & secondary schools (313,720 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (235,172 people), Computer Systems Design (149,690 people), Advertising, public relations & related services (122,560 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (95,315 people).

The most specialized majors at New York Film Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (759 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), and Communications (4 degrees).

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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 New York Film Academy.
Most Common
  1. 92 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 86 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 13 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New York Film Academy was Cinematography & Film Production with 92 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

389
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
393
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 389 degrees were awarded to men at New York Film Academy, which is 0.99 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (393).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 186 degrees were awarded to men at New York Film Academy in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 1.33 times more than the 140 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 160 degrees were awarded to women at New York Film Academy in Acting, which is 1.34 times more than the 119 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

69%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 69% of students graduating from New York Film Academy completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at New York Film Academy is Female and Asian (71.4% 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, 63.1% of graduates (82 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Unknown
    184 degrees awarded
  2. White
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New York Film Academy is unknown (184 degrees awarded). There were 3.02 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

23.5% of degree recipients (184 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    40 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at New York Film Academy is white male (40 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (21 degrees).

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Operations

New York Film Academy has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $289k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, New York Film Academy had a total salary expenditure of $80.8M. New York Film Academy employs 102 Instructors, 44 No academic ranks, and 0 N/A. Most academics at New York Film Academy are Male Instructors (77), Female Instructors(25), and Male No academic ranks (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York Film Academy are: Management, with 124 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 71 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

New York Film Academy has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of New York Film Academy 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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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools 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, New York Film Academy 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

$38.3M
2019 Salaries
8.61%
decline from 2018

In 2019, New York Film Academy paid a median of $38.3M in salaries, which represents 47.3% of their overall expenditure ($80.8M) and a 8.61% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.02% growth from 2017 and a 6.9% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.8M
Instructional Salaries
146
Number of Employees

In 2019, New York Film Academy paid a total of $10.8M to 146 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
102 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
124 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at New York Film Academy were Instructor with 102 employees; No academic rank with 44 employees; and No academic rank with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York Film Academy were Management with 124 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 71 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New York Film Academy was Male Instructor with 77 employees, Female Instructor with 25 employees, and Male No academic rank with 24 employees.

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