San Francisco Art Institute

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$43,908

4% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$52,451

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.71%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

74.7%

451 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

433

89.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

39.7%

29 Graduates

About

San Francisco Art Institute is a higher education institution located in San Francisco County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at San Francisco Art Institute were Painting (24 degrees awarded), Photography (21 degrees), and Printmaking (11 degrees).

In 2017, 168 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at San Francisco Art Institute. 62.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (75 degrees), 3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at San Francisco Art Institute is $43,908, which is $29,908 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at San Francisco Art Institute is $43,908, which is $29,908 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 $52,451.

In 2017, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$43,908

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at San Francisco Art Institute was $43,908. The cost of tuition at San Francisco Art Institute is $29,908 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$52,451

2017 Value

11%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 San Francisco Art Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $52,451. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of San Francisco Art Institute grew by 11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,590

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at San Francisco Art Institute was of $16,590 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.49% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at San Francisco Art Institute received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 94% 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.

4.71%

2016 Default Rate

9

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at San Francisco Art Institute was 4.71%, which represents 9 out of the 191 total borrowers.

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Admissions

San Francisco Art Institute received 451 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 28.1% annual growth. Out of those 451 applicants, 337 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.7% acceptance rate.

There were 433 students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

San Francisco Art Institute has an overall enrollment yield of 15.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

337

Accepted Out of 451

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of San Francisco Art Institute was 74.7% (337 admissions from 451 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 92.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 28.1%, while admissions grew by 3.37%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at San Francisco Art Institute in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

San Francisco Art Institute has a total enrollment of 433 students. The full-time enrollment at San Francisco Art Institute is 389 students and the part-time enrollment is 44. This means that 89.8% of students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at San Francisco Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39% White, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.62% Asian, 6.47% Two or More Races, 1.39% Black or African American, 0.231% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.8%), followed by White Male (12.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (21.8%), followed by White Male (9.09%) and Asian Female (5.45%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at San Francisco Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 433 students. The full-time enrollment at San Francisco Art Institute is 389 and the part-time enrollment is 44. This means that 89.8% of students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%

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 San Francisco Art Institute was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), San Francisco Art Institute had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    169

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    55

  3. Asian

    33

The enrolled student population at San Francisco Art Institute is 39% White, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.62% Asian, 6.47% Two or More Races, 1.39% Black or African American, 0.231% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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.

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, 26 students (6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 42 more women than men received degrees from San Francisco Art Institute. The majority of degree recipients at San Francisco Art Institute are white (75 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at San Francisco Art Institute is Painting (24 degrees awarded), followed by Photography (21 degrees) and Printmaking (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at San Francisco Art Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (165 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Social Sciences (1 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (314,705 people), Other managers (275,976 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (265,900 people), Postsecondary teachers (145,538 people), and Chief executives & legislators (112,142 people).

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (165 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Social Sciences (1 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (165 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Social Sciences (1 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 San Francisco Art Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (480,619 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (333,313 people), Legal services (264,081 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (225,247 people), and Computer Systems Design (207,882 people).

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (165 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Social Sciences (1 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 24 degrees awarded

  2. 21 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at San Francisco Art Institute was Painting with 24 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 63

  2. 105

In 2017, 63 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Art Institute, which is 0.6 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (105).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 28 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Art Institute in General Fine Studio Arts, which is 0.596 times less than the 47 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 47 degrees were awarded to women at San Francisco Art Institute in General Fine Studio Arts, which is 1.68 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%

100% Completion Time

38%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 32% of students graduating from San Francisco Art Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

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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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at San Francisco Art Institute is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 3.45% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    75 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    25 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at San Francisco Art Institute is white (75 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (25 degrees).

2.38% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    43 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    32 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at San Francisco Art Institute is white female (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (32 degrees).

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Operations

San Francisco Art Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $10.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.07M (10.4%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, San Francisco Art Institute had a total expenditure of $22M. Of that $22M, they spent $10.2M on salaries and $22M on benefits.

San Francisco Art Institute employs 12 Associate professors, 9 Assistant professors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at San Francisco Art Institute are Male Associate professors (7), Female Assistant professors(6), and Female Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute are: Management, with 23 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 18 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.3M

2017 Endowment

16.8%

growth from 2016

San Francisco Art Institute has an endowment valued at about $10.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of San Francisco Art Institute grew 16.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $232k higher than 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, San Francisco Art Institute 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

Primary Expenses

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$10.2M

Salary Expenditure

$22M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, San Francisco Art Institute had a total expenditure of $22M. Of that $22M, they spent $10.2M on salaries and $22M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at San Francisco Art Institute as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.2M

2017 Salaries

5.26%

decline from 2016

In 2017, San Francisco Art Institute paid a median of $10.2M in salaries, which represents 46.2% of their overall expenditure ($22M) and a 5.26% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.98% decline from 2015 and a 5.51% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.89M

Instructional Salaries

27

Number of Employees

In 2017, San Francisco Art Institute paid a total of $1.89M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.6% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

12 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

23 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute were Associate professor with 12 employees; Assistant professor with 9 employees; and Assistant professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute were Management with 23 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute was Male Associate professor with 7 employees, Female Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at San Francisco Art Institute.

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