Los Angeles Film School

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2020 Average Net Price
$32,392
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
19.8%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
5,669
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
47.9%
354 Graduates

About

Los Angeles Film School is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Los Angeles Film School were Cinematography & Film Production (145 degrees awarded), General Arts, Entertainment, & Media Management (119 degrees), and Other Film & Photographic Arts (49 degrees).

In 2020, 1,069 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Los Angeles Film School. 26.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 73.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was unknown (647 degrees), 5.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles Film School is $0, which is $−11,829 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles Film School is $0, which is $−11,829 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,392.

In 2020, 57% of undergraduate students attending Los Angeles Film School received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$32,392
2020 Value
6.35%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Los Angeles Film School had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,392. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Los Angeles Film School grew by 6.35%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Los Angeles Film School received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 3.64% with respect to 2019, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Los Angeles Film School (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
19.8%
2018 Default Rate
299
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Los Angeles Film School was 19.8%, which represents 299 out of the 1507 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Los Angeles Film School has a total enrollment of 5,669 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles Film School is 5,669 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Los Angeles Film School are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles Film School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1.91% Hispanic or Latino, 1.76% Black or African American, 1.62% White, 0.741% Two or More Races, 0.406% Asian, 0.0353% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Los Angeles Film School in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (1.46%), followed by Black or African American Male (1.39%) and White Male (1.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

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Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Los Angeles Film School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,669 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles Film School is 5,669 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Los Angeles Film School are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2020 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 Los Angeles Film School was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Los Angeles Film School had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    108
  2. Black or African American
    100
  3. White
    92

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles Film School is 1.91% Hispanic or Latino, 1.76% Black or African American, 1.62% White, 0.741% Two or More Races, 0.406% Asian, 0.0353% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5,102 students (90%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 497 fewer women than men received degrees from Los Angeles Film School. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Los Angeles Film School is unknown (647 degrees awarded). There were 5.83 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Los Angeles Film School is Cinematography & Film Production (145 degrees awarded), followed by General Arts, Entertainment, & Media Management (119 degrees) and Other Film & Photographic Arts (49 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Los Angeles Film School, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (1,022 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), and Communications (0 degrees).

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 Los Angeles Film School are Other managers (171,981 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (143,990 people), Graphic designers (98,624 people), Postsecondary teachers (82,025 people), and Marketing managers (78,552 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles Film School are Visual & Performing Arts (1,022 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), and Communications (0 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 Los Angeles Film School are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, and Biomedical & agricultural engineers

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles Film School are Visual & Performing Arts (1,022 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), and Communications (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Angeles Film School are Elementary & secondary schools (304,945 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (223,237 people), Computer Systems Design (138,293 people), Advertising, public relations & related services (121,635 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (95,328 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles Film School are Visual & Performing Arts (1,022 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (47 degrees), and Communications (0 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Los Angeles Film School.
Most Common
  1. 145 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 119 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 49 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Los Angeles Film School was Cinematography & Film Production with 145 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

783
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
286
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 783 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles Film School, which is 2.74 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (286).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Los Angeles Film School by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 363 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles Film School in Music Technology, which is 3.27 times more than the 111 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 111 degrees were awarded to women at Los Angeles Film School in Music Technology, which is 0.306 times less than the 363 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

77%
100% Completion Time
77%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 77% of students graduating from Los Angeles Film School completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 77% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Los Angeles Film School is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 22% of graduates (78 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Unknown
    647 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    111 degrees awarded
  3. White
    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Los Angeles Film School is unknown (647 degrees awarded). There were 5.83 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

60.5% of degree recipients (647 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    73 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    72 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Los Angeles Film School is hispanic or latino male (73 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (72 degrees).

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Los Angeles Film School has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $140k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Los Angeles Film School had a total salary expenditure of $80.8M. Los Angeles Film School employs 151 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Los Angeles Film School are Male Instructors (109), Female Instructors(42), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles Film School are: Office and Administrative Support, with 103 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 98 employees, and Management with 38 employees.

Endowment

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growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Los Angeles Film School 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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Salary Expenditure

$31.6M
2020 Salaries
19%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Los Angeles Film School paid a median of $31.6M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($80.8M) and a 19% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15% growth from 2018 and a 9.63% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.53M
Instructional Salaries
151
Number of Employees

In 2020, Los Angeles Film School paid a total of $9.53M to 151 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
151 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
103 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Los Angeles Film School were Instructor with 151 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles Film School were Office and Administrative Support with 103 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 98 employees; and Management with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Los Angeles Film School was Male Instructor with 109 employees, and Female Instructor with 42 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Los Angeles Film School.

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