New York Film Academy

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,017
1.95% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$47,059
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.58%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,285
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
67.7%
105 Graduates

About

New York Film Academy is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at New York Film Academy were Cinematography & Film Production (137 degrees awarded), Acting (11 degrees), and Playwriting & Screenwriting (10 degrees).

In 2022, 586 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 white (55 degrees), 1.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New York Film Academy is $33,017, which is $18,076 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at New York Film Academy is $33,017, which is $18,076 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $47,059.

In 2022, 84% of undergraduate students attending New York Film Academy received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,017
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at New York Film Academy was $33,017. The cost of tuition at New York Film Academy is $18,076 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$47,059
2022 Value
9.42%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 New York Film Academy had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $47,059. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of New York Film Academy grew by 9.42%.

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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 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
28%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

84% of undergraduate students at New York Film Academy received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 23.5% with respect to 2021, when 68% 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.
0.58%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at New York Film Academy was 0.58%, which represents 2 out of the 345 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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Enrollment

New York Film Academy had a total enrollment of 1,285 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at New York Film Academy is 1,285 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 16.6% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.72% Black or African American, 2.88% Asian, 2.26% Two or More Races, 0.156% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0778% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New York Film Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (13%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (8.53%) and Black or African American Male (6.73%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (5.54%), followed by Black or African American Female (3.81%) and Black or African American Male (2.77%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New York Film Academy in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,285 students. The full-time enrollment at New York Film Academy is 1,285 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 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 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 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), New York Film Academy had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    213 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    147 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    112 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at New York Film Academy is 16.6% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.72% Black or African American, 2.88% Asian, 2.26% Two or More Races, 0.156% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0778% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 52 students (4.05%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 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 white (55 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at New York Film Academy is Cinematography & Film Production (137 degrees awarded), followed by Acting (11 degrees) and Playwriting & Screenwriting (10 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (562 degrees awarded) and Communication Technologies (24 degrees).

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 Graphic designers (96,567 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (80,082 people), Other managers (79,954 people), Other designers (58,193 people), and Postsecondary teachers (56,687 people).

The most specialized majors at New York Film Academy in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (562 degrees awarded) and Communication Technologies (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 New York Film Academy are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at New York Film Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (562 degrees awarded) and Communication Technologies (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (178,261 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (123,559 people), Computer Systems Design (77,796 people), Specialized design services (59,722 people), and Motion pictures & video industries (51,336 people).

The most specialized majors at New York Film Academy are Visual & Performing Arts (562 degrees awarded) and Communication Technologies (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 112 degrees awarded
  2. 87 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New York Film Academy was Cinematography & Film Production with 112 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

291
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
295
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 291 degrees were awarded to men at New York Film Academy, which is 0.986 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (295).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 179 degrees were awarded to men at New York Film Academy in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 1.31 times more than the 137 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 137 degrees were awarded to men at New York Film Academy in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 0.765 times less than the 179 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 33% 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, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at New York Film Academy is Female and Hispanic or Latino (80% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    55 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New York Film Academy is white (55 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

12.6% of degree recipients (74 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    29 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at New York Film Academy is white female (29 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (26 degrees).

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Operations

New York Film Academy employs 144 Instructors. Most academics at New York Film Academy are Male Instructor (98), and Female Instructor (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York Film Academy are: Management, with 136 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 37 employees, and Service with 30 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$24.9M
2022 Salaries
16.4%
decline from 2021

In 2022, New York Film Academy paid a median of $24.9M in salaries, a 16.4% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.31M
Instructional Salaries
144
Number of Employees

In 2022, New York Film Academy paid a total of $6.31M to 144 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
144 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
136 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at New York Film Academy was Instructor with 144 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York Film Academy were Management with 136 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees, and Service with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New York Film Academy was Male Instructor with 98 employees, and Female Instructor with 46 employees.

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