National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

Washington, DC
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The Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique (CNSAD) (English: French National Academy of Dramatic Arts) is France's national drama academy in Paris. It is a higher education institution run by the French Ministry of Culture and, with an acceptance rate of two to three percent and an average graduating class of thirty students, widely considered the most selective acting conservatory in France. Its alumni include Juliette Binoche, Carole Bouquet, Isabelle Huppert, and Olivier Martinez.

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  • Private not for profit, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $8,300.00 avg tuition

1556 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-2202

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National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

Applied 3
Admitted 2 67%
Enrolled total 2
Full Time: 2
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 50%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
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Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $8,300.00 $8,300.00 $8,300.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
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 $9,853.00 $3,513.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $5,530.00 $3,513.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $100.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 75%
Percent receiving grant aid 75%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,857.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 50%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,495.00

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate

Scholarships for Students in Washington, DC

Name Amount Deadline
Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation Scholarship $2,500 April 30, 2017
MassGrant Varies May 01, 2017

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