Los Angeles College of Music

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$23,704

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$31,227

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

235

96.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

72.7%

24 Graduates

About

Los Angeles College of Music is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Los Angeles College of Music were Music Theory & Composition (0 degrees awarded), Voice & Opera (0 degrees), and Stringed Instruments (0 degrees).

In 2017, 43 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Los Angeles College of Music. 27.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 72.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (10 degrees), 2.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (4 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles College of Music is $23,704, which is $9,704 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles College of Music is $23,704, which is $9,704 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 $31,227.

In 2017, 64% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,704

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Los Angeles College of Music was $23,704. The cost of tuition at Los Angeles College of Music is $9,704 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$31,227

2017 Value

0.728%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Los Angeles College of Music had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,227. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Los Angeles College of Music grew by 0.728%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,492

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Los Angeles College of Music was of $12,492 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 33% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

40%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Los Angeles College of Music received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.23% with respect to 2016, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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

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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.

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N/A Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

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Enrollment

Los Angeles College of Music has a total enrollment of 235 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles College of Music is 226 students and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 96.2% of students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles College of Music, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.6% White, 19.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.36% Asian, 6.81% Two or More Races, 5.11% Black or African American, 1.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.426% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (22.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (14.2%) and White Female (9.73%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Los Angeles College of Music, both undergraduate and graduate, is 235 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles College of Music is 226 and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 96.2% of students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

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 Los Angeles College of Music was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Los Angeles College of Music had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    79

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    46

  3. Asian

    22

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles College of Music is 33.6% White, 19.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.36% Asian, 6.81% Two or More Races, 5.11% Black or African American, 1.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.426% 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, 3 students (1.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 19 fewer women than men received degrees from Los Angeles College of Music. The majority of degree recipients at Los Angeles College of Music are white (10 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (4 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Los Angeles College of Music is Music Theory & Composition (0 degrees awarded), followed by Voice & Opera (0 degrees) and Stringed Instruments (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Los Angeles College of Music, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (43 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Elementary & middle school teachers (97,016 people), Graphic designers (91,073 people), Other managers (69,024 people), Other designers (57,300 people), and Postsecondary teachers (55,507 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (43 degrees awarded).

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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 Los Angeles College of Music are Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Chief executives & legislators, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (43 degrees awarded).

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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 College of Music are Elementary & secondary schools (165,720 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (109,805 people), Specialized design services (62,482 people), Computer Systems Design (60,351 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (55,351 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (43 degrees awarded).

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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 Los Angeles College of Music.

Most Common

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In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Los Angeles College of Music was Music Theory & Composition with 0 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 31

  2. 12

In 2017, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles College of Music, which is 2.58 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (12).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles College of Music in Music Technology, which is 13 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 7 degrees were awarded to women at Los Angeles College of Music in Voice & Opera, which is 7 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Los Angeles College of Music is Male and Two or More Races (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, 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. White

    10 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    4 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Los Angeles College of Music is white (10 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (4 degrees).

9.3% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    8 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Male

    3 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Los Angeles College of Music is white male (8 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (3 degrees).

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Operations

Los Angeles College of Music 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, Los Angeles College of Music had a total salary expenditure of $5.42M. Los Angeles College of Music employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Los Angeles College of Music are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music are: Sales and related, with 6 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Production, Transportation, and Material Moving with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Los Angeles College of Music has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Los Angeles College of Music 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, Los Angeles College of Music 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

$4.55M

2017 Salaries

1.69%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Los Angeles College of Music paid a median of $4.55M in salaries, which represents 83.9% of their overall expenditure ($5.42M) and a 1.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 41% growth from 2015 and a 122% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$180k

Instructional Salaries

1

Number of Employees

In 2016, Los Angeles College of Music paid a total of $180k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 4.02% 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

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Most Common Instructor

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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

6 Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music were Sales and related with 6 employees; Management with 5 employees; and Production, Transportation, and Material Moving with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Los Angeles College of Music.

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