The Ailey School

Mission Statement

AADF's mission is to further the pioneering work of Alvin Ailey by establishing an extended cultural community which provides dance performances, training and community programs for all people. This performing arts community plays a crucial social role using the beauty and humanity of the African-American heritage and other cultures to unite people of all races, ages and backgrounds.


The Ailey School
405 W 55th Street
New York, NY 10019-4402
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Contact Information

General Information: 212-405-9008

College at a Glance

  • School Type:
    Private, not-for-profit, 2-year
  • Faculty:
    Not Available
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Mission Highlights:
    Institution is open to the public

Tuition & Fees Per Year




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Student Body Breakdown

Total Enrolled:
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Student Demographics

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  • 85.71% (Female Students)
  • 14.29% (Male Students)
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  • 2.22% (Asian)
  • 42.22% (Black)
  • 37.78% (Caucasian)
  • 17.78% (Hispanic/Latino)

Undergraduate Admissions

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  • 105 Apply
  • 56 Are Accepted
  • 23 Actually Attend

Types of Degrees Offered

  • yes Certificate
  • no Associate's Degree
  • no Bachelor's Degree
  • no Master's Degree
  • no Doctoral Degree

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