American Conservatory Theater

San Francisco, CA, USA

As part of the largest theater company in San Francisco, the American Conservatory Theater features an actor training conservatory program. ACT’s conservatory offers a 3-year immersive MFA program in acting that culminates in a showcase for casting administrators, directors, and agents from New York and Los Angeles. In addition, students hone their craft in numerous plays mounted at ACT’s Strand Theater throughout the year. ACT’s roster of prominent alumni include acting luminaries such as Denzel Washington and Annette Bening.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

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This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
49
Total Number of Undergrads
13
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
6:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$29,527
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$29,560
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$29,560
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$500

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
5%
Average Aid Per Year
$23,565
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
5%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$9,765
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$13,800

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
100%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$10,500
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
15%
85%
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

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