Musicians Institute

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$24,525
2022 Average Net Price
$36,976
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.627%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
78.4%
348 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
864
71.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.3%
9 Graduates

About

Musicians Institute is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Musicians Institute were General Music Performance (53 degrees awarded), Recording Arts Technology (8 degrees), and Music Management (5 degrees).

In 2022, 258 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Musicians Institute. 24.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 75.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (93 degrees), 3.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Musicians Institute is $24,525, which is $9,584 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Musicians Institute is $24,525, which is $9,584 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,976.

In 2022, 37% of undergraduate students attending Musicians Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$24,525
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Musicians Institute was $24,525. The cost of tuition at Musicians Institute is $9,584 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$36,976
2022 Value
0.79%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Musicians Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,976. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Musicians Institute grew by 0.79%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,438
Room and Board
$1,746
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Musicians Institute was of $12,438 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,746. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

37% of undergraduate students at Musicians Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 5.71% with respect to 2021, when 35% 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.
0.627%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Musicians Institute was 0.627%, which represents 2 out of the 319 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

Musicians Institute received 348 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.571% annual growth. Out of those 348 applicants, 273 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.4% acceptance rate.

There were 864 students enrolled at Musicians Institute in 2022.

Musicians Institute has an overall enrollment yield of 42.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
273
Accepted Out of 348

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Musicians Institute was 78.4% (273 admissions from 348 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.571%, while admissions declined by −0.727%..

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Enrollment

Musicians Institute had a total enrollment of 864 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Musicians Institute is 614 students and the part-time enrollment is 250. This means that 71.1% of students enrolled at Musicians Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Musicians Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 21.8% White, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.8% Asian, 6.37% Black or African American, 5.56% Two or More Races, 0.579% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.231% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Musicians Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (17.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (8.42%) and Asian Male (5.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (15.6%), followed by Asian Female (15.6%) and White Male (9.38%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Musicians Institute in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 864 students. The full-time enrollment at Musicians Institute is 614 and the part-time enrollment is 250. This means that 71.1% of students enrolled at Musicians Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 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 Musicians Institute was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Musicians Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    188 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    88 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    76 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Musicians Institute is 21.8% White, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.8% Asian, 6.37% Black or African American, 5.56% Two or More Races, 0.579% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.231% 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 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 51 students (5.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 130 fewer women than men received degrees from Musicians Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Musicians Institute is white (93 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Musicians Institute is General Music Performance (53 degrees awarded), followed by Recording Arts Technology (8 degrees) and Music Management (5 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Musicians Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (31 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (180 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees).

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 Musicians Institute are Graphic designers (96,567 people), Other managers (80,686 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (80,211 people), Other designers (58,193 people), and Postsecondary teachers (56,779 people).

The most specialized majors at Musicians Institute in 2022 are Communication Technologies (31 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (180 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Musicians Institute are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Musicians Institute are Communication Technologies (31 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (180 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Musicians Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (178,623 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (123,779 people), Computer Systems Design (78,158 people), Specialized design services (59,722 people), and Motion pictures & video industries (51,336 people).

The most specialized majors at Musicians Institute are Communication Technologies (31 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (180 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Musicians Institute.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 41 degrees awarded
  2. 19 degrees awarded
  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Musicians Institute was General Music Performance with 41 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

194
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
64
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 194 degrees were awarded to men at Musicians Institute, which is 3.03 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (64).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 103 degrees were awarded to men at Musicians Institute in General Music Performance, which is 2.4 times more than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Musicians Institute in General Music Performance, which is 0.417 times less than the 103 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 38% of students graduating from Musicians Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (0%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Musicians Institute is Male and Asian (0% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 11.1% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    93 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Musicians Institute is white (93 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

5.04% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    75 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    22 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Musicians Institute is white male (75 degrees awarded). There were 3.41 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (22 degrees).

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Operations

Musicians Institute employs 109 Instructors. Most academics at Musicians Institute are Male Instructor (83), and Female Instructor (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Musicians Institute are: Management, with 23 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 17 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$8.32M
2022 Salaries
8.64%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Musicians Institute paid a median of $8.32M in salaries, a 8.64% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.48M
Instructional Salaries
109
Number of Employees

In 2022, Musicians Institute paid a total of $7.48M to 109 employees working as instructors, which represents 89.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
109 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
23 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Musicians Institute was Instructor with 109 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Musicians Institute were Management with 23 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Musicians Institute was Male Instructor with 83 employees, and Female Instructor with 26 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Musicians Institute.

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