Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,050
2.75% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$26,342
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
7.49%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
61.9%
1,448 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
925
98.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
51.4%
74 Graduates

About

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is a higher education institution located in Milwaukee County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design were Illustration (33 degrees awarded), Industrial & Product Design (30 degrees), and General Fine Studio Arts (29 degrees).

In 2020, 135 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. 65.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (85 degrees), 3.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is $38,050, which is $23,650 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is $38,050, which is $23,650 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 $26,342.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 82% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,050
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was $38,050. The cost of tuition at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is $23,650 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$26,342
2020 Value
3.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,342. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design grew by 3.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,150
Room and Board
$750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was of $9,150 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $750. The cost of room and board increased by 2.58% 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

100%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.01% with respect to 2019, when 99% 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.
7.49%
2018 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was 7.49%, which represents 14 out of the 187 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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Admissions

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design received 1,448 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 27.7% annual growth. Out of those 1,448 applicants, 897 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.9% acceptance rate.

There were 925 students enrolled at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has an overall enrollment yield of 32.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
897
Accepted Out of 1,448

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was 61.9% (897 admissions from 1,448 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 68%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 27.7%, while admissions grew by 16.3%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has a total enrollment of 925 students. The full-time enrollment at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is 912 students and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.4% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.16% Black or African American, 5.62% Two or More Races, 4.76% Asian, 0.973% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.216% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.8%), followed by White Male (15.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.3%). 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

98.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 925 students. The full-time enrollment at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is 912 and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
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 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    596
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    160
  3. Black or African American
    57

The enrolled student population at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is 64.4% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.16% Black or African American, 5.62% Two or More Races, 4.76% Asian, 0.973% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.216% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 41 more women than men received degrees from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is white (85 degrees awarded). There were 3.86 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (22 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is Illustration (33 degrees awarded), followed by Industrial & Product Design (30 degrees) and General Fine Studio Arts (29 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees), and Communication Technologies (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 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are Architects, except landscape and naval (111,671 people), Graphic designers (102,440 people), Other managers (96,162 people), Other designers (76,989 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (76,789 people).

The most specialized majors at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees), and Communication Technologies (1 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 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees), and Communication Technologies (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 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are Elementary & secondary schools (182,122 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (164,312 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (132,848 people), Construction (77,491 people), and Computer Systems Design (69,767 people).

The most specialized majors at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees), and Communication Technologies (1 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 30 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 29 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was Illustration with 33 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

47
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
88
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, which is 0.534 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (88).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in Industrial & Product Design, which is 1.14 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in Illustration, which is 3.13 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

49%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 49% of students graduating from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% 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 Sex

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 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is Male 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
    85 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is white (85 degrees awarded). There were 3.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (22 degrees).

1.48% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

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

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is white female (59 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (26 degrees).

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Operations

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has an endowment valued at nearly $2.97M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $189k (6.35%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design had a total salary expenditure of $17.7M. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design employs 22 Professors, 16 Instructors, and 12 Associate professors. Most academics at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are Male Professors (13), Female Instructors(9), and Female Professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are: Management, with 23 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.97M
2020 Endowment
0.798%
decline from 2019

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has an endowment valued at about $2.97M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design declined 0.798% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.46M lower 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. $619k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design received $619k 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

$8.64M
2020 Salaries
11%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design paid a median of $8.64M in salaries, which represents 48.9% of their overall expenditure ($17.7M) and a 11% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.37% growth from 2018 and a 3.84% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.08M
Instructional Salaries
59
Number of Employees

In 2020, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design paid a total of $3.08M to 59 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
23 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design were Professor with 22 employees; Instructor with 16 employees; and Instructor with 12 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design were Management with 23 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was Male Professor with 13 employees, Female Instructor with 9 employees, and Female Professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.

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