Living Arts College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,768

1.28% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$25,336

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.3%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

100%

70 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

219

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

30.2%

16 Graduates

About

Living Arts College is a higher education institution located in Wake County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Living Arts College were Recording Arts Technology (10 degrees awarded), Cinematography & Film Production (9 degrees), and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (5 degrees).

In 2017, 141 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Living Arts College. 73.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (75 degrees), 1.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (53 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Living Arts College is $15,768, which is $-9,426 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Living Arts College is $15,768, which is $-9,426 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,336.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 88% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,768

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Living Arts College was $15,768. The cost of tuition at Living Arts College is $-9,426 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$25,336

2017 Value

5.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Living Arts College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,336. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Living Arts College grew by 5.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,105

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Living Arts College was of $10,105 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 3.34% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNN% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Living Arts College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 8.22% with respect to 2016, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

10.3%

2016 Default Rate

34

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Living Arts College was 10.3%, which represents 34 out of the 329 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Living Arts College received 70 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 58.1% annual decline. Out of those 70 applicants, 70 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 219 students enrolled at Living Arts College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Living Arts College has an overall enrollment yield of 68.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

70

Accepted Out of 70

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Living Arts College was 100% (70 admissions from 70 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 88%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -58.1%, while admissions declined by -52.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Living Arts College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Living Arts College has a total enrollment of 219 students. The full-time enrollment at Living Arts College is 219 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Living Arts College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Living Arts College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.9% Black or African American, 34.7% White, 6.39% Hispanic or Latino, 1.83% Two or More Races, 1.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.913% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Living Arts College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (33.8%), followed by White Female (21.5%) and Black or African American Male (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Living Arts College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 219 students. The full-time enrollment at Living Arts College is 219 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Living Arts College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Living Arts College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Living Arts College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    107

  2. White

    76

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    14

The enrolled student population at Living Arts College is 48.9% Black or African American, 34.7% White, 6.39% Hispanic or Latino, 1.83% Two or More Races, 1.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.913% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 67 more women than men received degrees from Living Arts College. The majority of degree recipients at Living Arts College are black or african american (75 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (53 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Living Arts College is Recording Arts Technology (10 degrees awarded), followed by Cinematography & Film Production (9 degrees) and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Living Arts College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Health (100 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Living Arts College are Registered nurses (1,319,104 people), Software developers (439,593 people), Other managers (213,750 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (173,875 people), and Medical & health services managers (145,080 people).

The most specialized majors at Living Arts College are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Health (100 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (6 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Living Arts College are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Living Arts College are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Health (100 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (6 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Living Arts College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,504,049 people), Computer Systems Design (542,440 people), Elementary & secondary schools (422,380 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (308,872 people), and Outpatient care centers (214,130 people).

The most specialized majors at Living Arts College are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Health (100 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Living Arts College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Living Arts College was Recording Arts Technology with 10 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 37

  2. 104

In 2017, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Living Arts College, which is 0.356 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (104).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Living Arts College in Recording Arts Technology, which is 14 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to women at Living Arts College in Medical Assistant, which is N/A times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (44.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Living Arts College is Female and White (44.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    75 degrees awarded

  2. White

    53 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Living Arts College is black or african american (75 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (53 degrees).

2.13% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    62 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    35 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Living Arts College is black or african american female (62 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (35 degrees).

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Operations

Living Arts College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Living Arts College had a total salary expenditure of $6M. Living Arts College employs 15 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Living Arts College are Male Instructors (11), Female Instructors(4), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Living Arts College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 14 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 10 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Living Arts College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Living Arts College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Living Arts College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.4M

2017 Salaries

0.00262%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Living Arts College paid a median of $3.4M in salaries, which represents 56.7% of their overall expenditure ($6M) and a 0.00262% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 38.8% decline from 2015 and a 24.3% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$675k

Instructional Salaries

15

Number of Employees

In 2017, Living Arts College paid a total of $675k to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

15 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

14 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Living Arts College were Instructor with 15 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Living Arts College were Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 10 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Living Arts College was Male Instructor with 11 employees, Female Instructor with 4 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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