Digital Film Academy: Ranking & Review

New York
United States

Digital Film Academy Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)1149024

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $100.

Digital Film Academy has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Digital Film Academy Tuition

Digital Film Academy does not provide on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Visual and Performing Arts8080
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services77
Grand Total8787

A total of 87 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Digital Film Academy.

Cip Title of the Largest Program - Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other.
The total length of the largest program - 925 hours.
Total length of the program in weeks, as completed by a student attending full-time - 49.

Graduation rate78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%

General info

Alternative namesDigital Film Center
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementDFA's mission is to provide state-of-the-industry higher education and advanced training in digital film and media to prepare students for career entry or advancement in their chosen occupations. To achieve this mission, DFA operates by following these objectives: - Offer professional certificate programs to U.S. citizens and international students within the context of a well-designed framework of digital media arts and design. - Offer programs including both theoretical and practical components, as appropriate, to prepare graduates to advance in their chosen careers. - Prepare students with the educational foundation for advanced study. - Provide an educational environment that imparts the attitudes and skills that enable students to continue learning throughout their lives and career. - Continue to update and improve curricula of existing programs and courses to reflect changes and improvements in technology and the industry to properly prepare students for careers in the digital media industry. - Provide post-graduate support of students' professional projects and career efforts.
Academic CalendarDiffers by program
Total FTE staff14
Instructional FTE4
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, less-than 2-year
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)

Location and Contacts

Address630 9th Ave Ste 901
New York, New York, 10036
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population8,399,000