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IPEDS ID: 108870
OPE ID: 02222000
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American Film Institute Conservatory
2021 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, California 90027-1625
General information:  (323) 856-7600
Website:  www.afi.com/
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  423 (0 undergraduate)
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Mission Statement
  The American Film Institute is dedicated to celebrating excellence in the art form and to creating national education initiatives that inspire artists and audiences alike.
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – graduate courses offered, programs not offered
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Academic
Noncredit education offered
Institution does not offer noncredit education
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty12130
Instructional12130
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-153
Instructional-153
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2023-2024
Tuition$64,221
Fees$3,882
Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Does not participate in Promise program
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2022-2023, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2022-2023, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment (all graduate)423
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%Student Gender:
Male: 45%
Female: 55%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 7%
Black or African American: 9%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 30%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
U.S. Nonresident: 39%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 0%
Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 11%
Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 89%
  • Interpret data with caution. Production Development (CON 637) is the only course offered via distance education.
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2022-2023
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramPostgraduate
Certificate
Master
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Visual and Performing Arts
Film/Cinema/Media Studies8192
Category total8192
Grand total8192
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2022-2023
  • Institution did not award educational benefits in 2013-14.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on AccreditationAccredited since ((!)09/01/1982)12/31/2019
WASC Senior College and University Commission Accredited since (06/21/2002)02/17/2023
WASC Senior College and University Commission Preaccredited (06/30/1999 - 06/21/2002)
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/102474.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson100
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.0%1.5%7.5%
Number in default014
Number in repayment426453
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)