Los Angeles Music Academy

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LAMA College for Music Professionals, often referred to as LAMA, is a contemporary music school located near the historic Old Town district of Pasadena, California (a suburb of Los Angeles). LAMA, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) offers its students Professional Associates of Arts Degrees in Music Performance (drums, guitar, bass or vocal artist development) and Music Production.

The student body averages 150 musicians. Teachers can give personal attention to each student. LAMA has graduated more than 1000 international and domestic students, whose ages range widely but the average is 20 years old. Approximately 50 percent of attendees are from the United States while the rest hail from Europe, India, Korea, Japan, Brazil and other countries from around the globe.

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Fast Facts

  • Private for profit, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $20,700.00 avg tuition

370 S Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 568-8850

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Areas of Study:

  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Los Angeles Music Academy

Applied 90
Admitted 57 63%
Enrolled total 57
Full Time: 57
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 89%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Los Angeles Music Academy

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $20,700.00 $20,700.00 $20,700.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $300.00 $300.00 $300.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $400.00 $400.00 $400.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $8,136.00 $3,897.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $4,484.00 $3,897.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $100.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $900.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 76%
Percent receiving grant aid 64%
Avg amount of grant aid $2,215.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 60%
Avg amount of student loan aid $1,842.00

Los Angeles Music Academy

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Music Performance, General X

Scholarships for Students in California

Name Amount Deadline
Donald F. Hastings Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship $2,500 April 01, 2017
Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship $2,500 April 03, 2017
Chen Foundation Scholarship $2,000 March 29, 2017
Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship $1,500 April 15, 2017
Philippine International Aid U.S. Scholarship Up to $2,000 February 24, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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