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New York Film Academy

New York, USA

The Most Hands-On Intensive Programs in the World.

New York Film Academy – School of Film and Acting (NYFA) is a film school and acting school based in New York City. The New York Film Academy’s philosophy is based on a “learning by doing” approach. The Academy emphasizes coursework based around students actually going out and shooting films as part of their coursework. Students write, produce, direct, and edit their own original films while also serving as crewmembers on their fellow classmates’ films to gain extensive on-set experience.

Quick Facts

New York Film Academy – School of Film and Acting (NYFA) is a for-profit film school and acting school based in New York City, Los Angeles, and across the world. It is founded by veteran producer Jerry Sherlock in 1992, who produced such classics as "The Hunt for the Red October". NYFA provides students with the tools and know-how, and they actually apply what they learn in class in the real world, making for an educational experience unlike any other.

Certificate, Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s Degrees
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School Type
4,479 (M-36%, F-64%)
Tuition & Fees
$30,000- $40,000 (depends on majors)
Test Score
TOEFL (79) IELTS (6.5)
Acceptance Rate / Minimum GPA
52.4% / N/A

Programs and Majors

  • AFA in Filmmaking
  • AFA in Acting for Film
  • AFA in Producing
  • AFA in Screenwriting
  • AFA in Game Design
  • BFA in Filmmaking
  • BFA in Acting for Film
  • BFA in Photography
  • BFA in Producing
  • BFA in Screenwriting
  • BFA in 3D Animation & Visual Effects
  • BFA in Game Design
  • BFA in Graphic Design
  • BA in Media Studies
  • MFA in Filmmaking
  • MFA in Acting for Film
  • MFA in Producing
  • MFA in Screenwriting
  • MFA in Photography
  • MFA in Documentary Filmmaking
  • MFA in Cinematography
  • MFA in Game Design
  • MA in Film & Media Production
  • MA in Producing
  • MA in Screenwriting