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NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY - [NYFA], BURBANK, CALIFORNIA

Burbank, CaliforniaLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1992Established Year
  1487Enrollment

New York Film Academy: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

New York Film Academy was founded in 1992 by a veteran producer named Jerry Sherlock. It is a mid-sized private institute. The film school was affordable and was based on the principle of learning and doing. New York Film Academy offers programs across a wide range of visual and performing arts in their 5 established campuses in New York City, Los Angeles, South Beach in Florida and various other centers worldwide.

  • It is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and the National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD)
  • They enroll around 1,080 students into full-time undergraduate courses in New York.
  • There are international students from over 120 countries.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 8:1.
  • They offer visual and performing arts programs that include Filmmaking, Acting for film, 3D animation & visual effects, Broadcast Journalism, Game design, etc.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Year of Establishment1992
LocationNew York, USA
Campus SettingUrban
Total Enrollment5,000

New York Film Academy, USA Ranking

Ranked 57th among 247 best colleges for performing arts in America by Niche in 2020.

Ranked 408th among 1,692 most liberal colleges in America by Niche in 2020.

Ranked 54th among the most liberal colleges in California by Niche in 2020.

New York Film Academy Campus

New York Film Academy Campus

NYFA is a global film school and has locations throughout the world.

  • The 3 main campuses are in North America i.e, in New York City, Los Angeles, and South Beach Florida.
  • They conduct programs at Harvard University every summer.
  • The programs are also conducted in other countries like Florence, Paris, Moscow, Beijing, Shanghai, etc.
  • Each campus offers students to work with industry-standard equipment in world-class facilities.
  • The daily schedule of the students includes classes, shooting and project preparation. Thus the students explore nearly everything while they study.

Residence Facilities at New York Film Academy

The college offers dormitory-type and apartment accommodations at different locations. These residences include amenities like a private bathroom, refrigerator, microwave, wifi, cable television, room to study, and storage space, etc.

  • The housing coordinates assist the students to find other housing options in the cities where NYFA has not provided housing facilities.
Campus locationResidence optionAmenities
New York CityDouble occupancy dormitoryPrivate bathroom, refrigerator, microwave, wifi, cable television, study room, and storage space.
Los AngelesNo on-campus housing-
Harvard UniversityDormitory with shared bathroomsNo meal included
Florence, ItalyNYFA apartments with single or double occupancyShared bathroom, private rooms, oven, hot plate, and fridge
Paris, FranceDouble occupancy roomsDaily continental breakfast

Programs Offered at New York Film Academy

New York Film Academy offers 2 undergraduate courses, 2 graduate courses, and 1 associate degree course in arts and fine arts.

  • They offer BA, BFA, MA, and MFA courses in the areas of filmmaking, producing, cinematography, 3D animation & visual effects, digital editing, music theatre, acting, screenwriting, documentary filmmaking, photography, broadcast journalism, game design, virtual reality, etc.
  • The New York campus offers only a bachelor of fine arts.
  • The Los Angeles campus provides the most number of degrees and offers Bachelor of fine arts, Bachelor of Arts, Master of fine arts, Master of arts, and Associate of fine arts.
  • The South Beach campus offers 2 programs: Bachelor of fine arts and Master of fine arts.

Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at New York Film Academy can follow the below-mentioned application process:

How to Apply: Students can apply through New York Film Academy Application forms.

Application fees: The application fee is 65 USD.

Application deadline: The university follows rolling admissions for Fall, Spring, Summer courses.

Supporting documents:

  • Complete application form.
  • Hard copies of the official high school transcript sent through the high school itself.
  • Undergraduate degree official transcript sent through the institute (for graduate applicants).
  • Scores of Standardized exams to study in the USA
  • Narrative statement of a maximum of 3 pages, explaining the reason for pursuing the particular course.
  • Minimum 2 letters of recommendation
  • A creative portfolio like writing sample, visual sample, drawing sample, etc.
  • Proof of English language proficiency
    • TOEFL iBT: 79
    • IELTS: 6.5 

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance for international students to study at New York Film Academy is mentioned-below:

ExpensesExpected costs
Tuition fees28,260 USD
Housing fees1,500 USD - 4,800 USD per month
Meals1000 USD per month
Insurance2,256 USD - 2,350 USD per annum

Scholarships & Financial Aid

New York Film Academy offers international students scholarships to study in the USA. The college offers scholarships to students worth 6 million USD, based on their needs, talent, and merit. There are grants and loans available too

Some of the scholarships are mentioned below:

Name of the ScholarshipSponsorAward amountDeadline
iCanvas Art ScholarshipiCanvas1,000 USDDecember 7
Easy Self -Care ScholarshipShine1,000 USDAugust 31
The six-star campus scholarship awardSix Star Pro Nutrition15,000 USDApril 30
Looper Pedals ScholarshipBest Looper Pedals Guides500 USDMarch 30
1-800 Hansons Scholarship Program1-800 Hansons500 USD - 5,000 USDOctober 31
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New York Film Academy Overview

Institution TypePrivate
Student Population2602
FAFSA Code041188
Application Cost$65
Average Cost of Attendance$28,002 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Attendance Cost

$28,002

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$28,002 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$3,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$18,900 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$4,392 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$19,800 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,392 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,590 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$5,247 / Year
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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3300 West Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91505
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