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AMDA College of the Performing Arts

6305 Yucca Street

Los Angeles, CA 90028

United States

Telephone: 323-469-3300

URL: https://www.amda.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Mark Goor

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://www.amda.edu/amda-data

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 24, 2022

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 2020

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2022

Undergraduate FTE: 1,656

Graduate FTE: 10

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerJohn GalganoChief of Staff & General Counseljgalgano@amda.edu
Board of Directors ChairNancy Sullivansullivan.nanc@gmail.com
Chief Academic OfficerMichael AngottiProvost and Chief Academic Officermangotti@amda.edu
Chief Executive OfficerJan Rugger MartinPresident and Executive Directorjmartin@amda.edu
Chief Financial OfficerDavid SilvermanCFO, Director of Business Affairsdsilverman@amda.edu
Director Institutional ResearchDon EverhartDirector of IR, AMDA; Vice President, CAIRdeverhart@amda.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00757200AMDA College of the Performing ArtsLos AngelesMain CampusActive
American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA NY)New YorkAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
ActingBachelors2008On-Site
ActingAssociate2019On-Site
Conservatory Dance TheatreNon-degree2009On-Site
Conservatory IntegratedNon-degree1984On-Site
Conservatory StudioNon-degree1993On-Site
Dance TheatreBachelors2008On-Site
Dance TheatreAssociate2019On-Site
Master of Arts: TheatreMasters2020On-Site
Master of Fine Arts: Writing for Theatre and MediaMasters2020On-Site
Music TheatreBachelors2008On-Site
Musical TheatreAssociate2019On-Site
Performing ArtsBachelors2008On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Progress Report
Fall2027Offsite Review
Spring2028Accreditation Visit