Northwest College of Art & Design

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,975

4.26% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,516

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.67%

Default Rate

2015 Acceptance Rate

77.9%

95 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

98

83.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

63.3%

19 Graduates

About

Northwest College of Art & Design is a higher education institution located in Kitsap County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwest College of Art & Design were General Design & Visual Communications (18 degrees awarded).

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest College of Art & Design. 72.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (9 degrees), 3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest College of Art & Design is $18,975, which is $5,004 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest College of Art & Design is $18,975, which is $5,004 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,516.

In 2016, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,975

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Northwest College of Art & Design was $18,975. The cost of tuition at Northwest College of Art & Design is $5,004 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$16,516

2016 Value

3.73%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Northwest College of Art & Design had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,516. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Northwest College of Art & Design grew by 3.73%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,780

Room and Board

$1,650

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest College of Art & Design was of $9,780 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,650. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 57.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Northwest College of Art & Design received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 44.8% with respect to 2015, when 58% 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.

6.67%

2015 Default Rate

2

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Northwest College of Art & Design was 6.67%, which represents 2 out of the 30 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

Northwest College of Art & Design received 95 undergraduate applications in 2015, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 95 applicants, 74 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.9% acceptance rate.

There were 98 students enrolled at Northwest College of Art & Design in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Northwest College of Art & Design has an overall enrollment yield of 45.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2015

74

Accepted Out of 95

In 2015, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Northwest College of Art & Design was 77.9% (74 admissions from 95 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and 2015, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Northwest College of Art & Design in 2015 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Northwest College of Art & Design has a total enrollment of 98 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest College of Art & Design is 82 students and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 83.7% of students enrolled at Northwest College of Art & Design are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwest College of Art & Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.5% White, 8.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, 5.1% Asian, 5.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.06% Black or African American, 2.04% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 2.04% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Northwest College of Art & Design in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (50%), followed by White Male (22%) and Asian Female (6.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest College of Art & Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest College of Art & Design is 82 and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 83.7% of students enrolled at Northwest College of Art & Design are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2016 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 Northwest College of Art & Design was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Northwest College of Art & Design had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    72

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    8

  3. Asian

    5

The enrolled student population at Northwest College of Art & Design is 73.5% White, 8.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, 5.1% Asian, 5.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.06% Black or African American, 2.04% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 2.04% 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 1 students (1.02%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 8 more women than men received degrees from Northwest College of Art & Design. The majority of degree recipients at Northwest College of Art & Design are white (9 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northwest College of Art & Design is General Design & Visual Communications (18 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwest College of Art & Design, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (18 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 Northwest College of Art & Design are Designers (183,898 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (86,794 people), Miscellaneous managers (78,762 people), Postsecondary teachers (49,202 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (39,693 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest College of Art & Design are Visual & Performing Arts (18 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 Northwest College of Art & Design are Dentists, Dental hygienists, Physicians & surgeons, Other healthcare practitioners & technical Occupations, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Northwest College of Art & Design are Visual & Performing Arts (18 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 Northwest College of Art & Design are Elementary & secondary schools (154,656 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (105,079 people), Specialized design services (62,824 people), Computer Systems Design (53,666 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (49,122 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest College of Art & Design are Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 18 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northwest College of Art & Design was General Design & Visual Communications with 18 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 5

  2. 13

In 2016, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest College of Art & Design, which is 0.385 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (13).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest College of Art & Design in General Design & Visual Communications, which is 0.385 times less than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 13 degrees were awarded to women at Northwest College of Art & Design in General Design & Visual Communications, which is 2.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

72%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 0% of students graduating from Northwest College of Art & Design completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwest College of Art & Design is Male and Hispanic or Latino (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, 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

    9 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest College of Art & Design is white (9 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3 degrees).

16.7% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    6 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    3 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northwest College of Art & Design is white female (6 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (3 degrees).

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Operations

Northwest College of Art & Design has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.46k (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Northwest College of Art & Design had a total expenditure of $2.29M. Of that $2.29M, they spent $1.03M on salaries and $2.29M on benefits.

Northwest College of Art & Design employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Northwest College of Art & Design are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest College of Art & Design are: Sales and related, with 4 employees, Management, with 3 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Northwest College of Art & Design has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwest College of Art & Design 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 2015, Northwest College of Art & Design 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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$1.03M

Salary Expenditure

$2.29M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Northwest College of Art & Design had a total expenditure of $2.29M. Of that $2.29M, they spent $1.03M on salaries and $2.29M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$1.03M

2015 Salaries

1.34%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Northwest College of Art & Design paid a median of $1.03M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($2.29M) and a 1.34% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$91.8k

Instructional Salaries

1

Number of Employees

In 2014, Northwest College of Art & Design paid a total of $91.8k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.01% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Sales and related

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

4 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwest College of Art & Design were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest College of Art & Design were Sales and related with 4 employees; Management with 3 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwest College of Art & Design was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Northwest College of Art & Design.

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