SAE Expression College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$23,600

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,353

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.5%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

345

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

68.9%

42 Graduates

About

SAE Expression College is a higher education institution located in Alameda County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at SAE Expression College were Recording Arts Technology (37 degrees awarded), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (30 degrees), and Game & Interactive Media Design (30 degrees).

In 2017, 134 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SAE Expression College. 22.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 77.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (47 degrees), 1.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (41 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SAE Expression College is $23,600, which is $9,600 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at SAE Expression College is $23,600, which is $9,600 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,353.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,600

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at SAE Expression College was $23,600. The cost of tuition at SAE Expression College is $9,600 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$26,353

2017 Value

2.28%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 SAE Expression College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,353. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of SAE Expression College grew by 2.28%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,088

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SAE Expression College was of $11,088 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at SAE Expression College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 39.3% with respect to 2016, when 89% 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.

15.5%

2016 Default Rate

36

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at SAE Expression College was 15.5%, which represents 36 out of the 233 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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Enrollment

SAE Expression College has a total enrollment of 345 students. The full-time enrollment at SAE Expression College is 345 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at SAE Expression College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SAE Expression College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27% White, 24.3% Black or African American, 16.8% Hispanic or Latino, 8.99% Asian, 8.41% Two or More Races, 0.58% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.29% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at SAE Expression College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (19.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (16.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.8%). 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 SAE Expression College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 345 students. The full-time enrollment at SAE Expression College is 345 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at SAE Expression College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

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 SAE Expression College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), SAE Expression College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    93

  2. Black or African American

    84

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    58

The enrolled student population at SAE Expression College is 27% White, 24.3% Black or African American, 16.8% Hispanic or Latino, 8.99% Asian, 8.41% Two or More Races, 0.58% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.29% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 74 fewer women than men received degrees from SAE Expression College. The majority of degree recipients at SAE Expression College are white (47 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (41 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at SAE Expression College is Recording Arts Technology (37 degrees awarded), followed by Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (30 degrees) and Game & Interactive Media Design (30 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at SAE Expression College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (85 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (41 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 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 SAE Expression College are Software developers (432,037 people), Other managers (159,920 people), Computer occupations, all other (131,615 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (115,006 people), and Computer programmers (114,909 people).

The most specialized majors at SAE Expression College are Communication Technologies (85 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (41 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 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 SAE Expression College are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Architectural & engineering managers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at SAE Expression College are Communication Technologies (85 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (41 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 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 SAE Expression College are Computer Systems Design (517,289 people), Elementary & secondary schools (218,905 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (184,852 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (99,788 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (99,262 people).

The most specialized majors at SAE Expression College are Communication Technologies (85 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (41 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 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 SAE Expression College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at SAE Expression College was Recording Arts Technology with 37 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 104

  2. 30

In 2017, 104 degrees were awarded to men at SAE Expression College, which is 3.47 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (30).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 33 degrees were awarded to men at SAE Expression College in Recording Arts Technology, which is 8.25 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 13 degrees were awarded to women at SAE Expression College in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 0.765 times less than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 44% of students graduating from SAE Expression College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at SAE Expression College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 71.4% of graduates (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    47 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    41 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SAE Expression College is white (47 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (41 degrees).

30.6% of degree recipients (41 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    40 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races Male

    11 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at SAE Expression College is white male (40 degrees awarded). There were 3.64 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races male (11 degrees).

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Operations

SAE Expression 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 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, SAE Expression College had a total salary expenditure of $14.3M. SAE Expression College employs 16 Instructors, 5 Assistant professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at SAE Expression College are Male Instructors (15), Male Assistant professors(3), and Female Assistant professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SAE Expression College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 16 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 3 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

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

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools 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, SAE Expression 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

$4.17M

2017 Salaries

2.17%

decline from 2016

In 2017, SAE Expression College paid a median of $4.17M in salaries, which represents 29.3% of their overall expenditure ($14.3M) and a 2.17% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 21.2% decline from 2015 and a 25.2% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.23M

Instructional Salaries

21

Number of Employees

In 2017, SAE Expression College paid a total of $1.23M to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.02M (18.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

16 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at SAE Expression College were Instructor with 16 employees; Assistant professor with 5 employees; and Assistant professor with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SAE Expression College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees; Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 3 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SAE Expression College was Male Instructor with 15 employees, Male Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 2 employees.

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