Los Angeles College of Music

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$24,450
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$37,825
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
77%
244 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
249
94.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
44.4%
4 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 Technology (13 degrees awarded), Voice & Opera (6 degrees), and Stringed Instruments (3 degrees).

In 2020, 54 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Los Angeles College of Music. 33.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 66.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (21 degrees), 2.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles College of Music is $24,450, which is $10,050 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles College of Music is $24,450, which is $10,050 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $37,825.

In 2020, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,450
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Los Angeles College of Music was $24,450. The cost of tuition at Los Angeles College of Music is $10,050 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$37,825
2020 Value
5.44%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Los Angeles College of Music had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $37,825. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Los Angeles College of Music grew by 5.44%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,042
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Los Angeles College of Music was of $15,042 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 9.17% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Los Angeles College of Music received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 6.78% with respect to 2019, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Los Angeles College of Music received 244 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.813% annual decline. Out of those 244 applicants, 188 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77% acceptance rate.

There were 249 students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Los Angeles College of Music has an overall enrollment yield of 31.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
188
Accepted Out of 244

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Los Angeles College of Music was 77% (188 admissions from 244 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 70.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −0.813%, while admissions grew by 8.05%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Los Angeles College of Music in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Los Angeles College of Music has a total enrollment of 249 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles College of Music is 236 students and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 94.8% 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 36.5% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.23% Black or African American, 4.82% Asian, 1.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.803% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (23.3%), followed by White Female (13.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.63%). 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

94.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Los Angeles College of Music, both undergraduate and graduate, is 249 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles College of Music is 236 and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
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 College of Music was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), 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
    91
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    34
  3. Black or African American
    18

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles College of Music is 36.5% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.23% Black or African American, 4.82% Asian, 1.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.803% Two or More Races. 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% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 9 students (3.61%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 18 fewer women than men received degrees from Los Angeles College of Music. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Los Angeles College of Music is white (21 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Los Angeles College of Music is Music Technology (13 degrees awarded), followed by Voice & Opera (6 degrees) and Stringed Instruments (3 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 (54 degrees awarded).

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 Los Angeles College of Music are Graphic designers (96,595 people), Other managers (73,930 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (73,255 people), Postsecondary teachers (59,029 people), and Other designers (58,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (54 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, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (54 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 (170,023 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (119,180 people), Specialized design services (59,359 people), Computer Systems Design (58,603 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (52,038 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (54 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
  1. 13 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 6 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 3 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Los Angeles College of Music was Music Technology with 13 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

36
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
18
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles College of Music, which is 2 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (18).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles College of Music in Music Technology, which is 4.25 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 6 degrees were awarded to women at Los Angeles College of Music in Voice & Opera, which is 6 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Los Angeles College of Music is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 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
    21 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Los Angeles College of Music is white (21 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    15 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Los Angeles College of Music is white male (15 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (6 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 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Los Angeles College of Music had a total salary expenditure of $6.22M. Los Angeles College of Music employs 9 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Los Angeles College of Music are Male No academic ranks (7), Female No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 17 employees, Sales and related, with 6 employees, and Production, Transportation, and Material Moving with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
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 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

$3.98M
2020 Salaries
4.2%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Los Angeles College of Music paid a median of $3.98M in salaries, which represents 63.9% of their overall expenditure ($6.22M) and a 4.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 23.3% decline from 2018 and a 19% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$479k
Instructional Salaries
9
Number of Employees

In 2020, Los Angeles College of Music paid a total of $479k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 12% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
17 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music were No academic rank with 9 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees; Sales and related with 6 employees; and Production, Transportation, and Material Moving with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music was Male No academic rank with 7 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

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

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