The Ailey School: Review & Facts

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The Ailey School is a private not-for-profit school with 110 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1958 and is one of the 81 schools and colleges located in New York City, New York.

Academic Offerings

1-year certificate and 2-year certificate are available at The Ailey School.

The Ailey School follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers the only major, General Dance. Read the details about Curriculum offered at this college and see the prorgam Rating compared to other colleges.

Student Retention
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at The Ailey School is high at 86% (well above New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
3 : 1
The graduation rate at The Ailey School is below average: 56%. Around 5% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The Ailey School is excellent - 3:1.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, $11,700 per year. The additional fees at The Ailey School beyond tuition are nearly $300; which makes it a total of $12,000 annually.

Read the details about The Ailey School additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

According to government data, 161 applications were submitted and 92 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

The undergraduate application fee at The Ailey School is $20.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at The Ailey School and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (212) 405-9008 or check The Ailey School Website.

Opportunities and Services

Annual Price
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The Ailey School, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

The Ailey School provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high: approximately $9,900 annually.

Based on the college crime numbers, The Ailey School appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The Ailey School Location and Maps

Post Address: The Ailey School, 405 W 55th Street, New York City, New York 10019-4402, USA
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