San Francisco Art Institute

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2021 Undergraduate Tuition
$45,664
2018 Default Rate
12%
on Student Loans
2021 Enrolled Students
70
74.3% Full-Time

About

San Francisco Art Institute is a higher education institution located in San Francisco County, CA. In 2021, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at San Francisco Art Institute were General Fine Studio Arts (13 degrees awarded) and Art History, Criticism, & Conservation (1 degrees).

In 2021, 59 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at San Francisco Art Institute. 71.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (22 degrees), 2.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at San Francisco Art Institute is $45,664, which is $30,723 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2021, the median undergraduate tuition at San Francisco Art Institute is $45,664

In 2021, 85% of undergraduate students attending San Francisco Art Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 19% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$45,664
2021 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2021, the cost of tuition at San Francisco Art Institute was $45,664.

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Average Net Price

100%
1 Year Growth

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
19%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at San Francisco Art Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a decline of 15% with respect to 2020, when 100% 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.
12%
2018 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at San Francisco Art Institute was 12%, which represents 16 out of the 133 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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Enrollment

San Francisco Art Institute had a total enrollment of 70 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at San Francisco Art Institute is 52 students and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 74.3% of students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at San Francisco Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.4% White, 17.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.14% Black or African American, 4.29% Asian, 4.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.43% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16%) and White Male (16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (14.8%) and Asian Male (3.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at San Francisco Art Institute in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70 students. The full-time enrollment at San Francisco Art Institute is 52 and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 74.3% of students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2019 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 San Francisco Art Institute was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), San Francisco Art Institute had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    29 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    12 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    5 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at San Francisco Art Institute is 41.4% White, 17.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.14% Black or African American, 4.29% Asian, 4.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.43% 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 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, 3 students (4.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2021, 25 more women than men received degrees from San Francisco Art Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at San Francisco Art Institute is white (22 degrees awarded). There were 2.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (10 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at San Francisco Art Institute is General Fine Studio Arts (13 degrees awarded), followed by Art History, Criticism, & Conservation (1 degrees).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at San Francisco Art Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (59 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Social Sciences (0 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute in 2021 are Visual & Performing Arts (59 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Social Sciences (0 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 San Francisco Art Institute are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (59 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Social Sciences (0 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 San Francisco Art Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (59 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Social Sciences (0 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 San Francisco Art Institute.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 12 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at San Francisco Art Institute was Photography with 12 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

17
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
42
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 17 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Art Institute, which is 0.405 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (42).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 5 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Art Institute in Painting, which is 0.833 times less than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 11 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Art Institute in Photography, which is 11 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at San Francisco Art Institute is Male and Two or More Races (66.7% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    22 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at San Francisco Art Institute is white (22 degrees awarded). There were 2.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (10 degrees).

8.47% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. White Female
    18 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at San Francisco Art Institute is white female (18 degrees awarded). There were 2.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (7 degrees).

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Operations

San Francisco Art Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $3.98M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 282k (7.08%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2021, San Francisco Art Institute had a total salary expenditure of 14.6M. San Francisco Art Institute employs 9 Associate professors, 3 Assistant professors and 2 Professors. Most academics at San Francisco Art Institute are Male Associate professor (5), Female Associate professor (4), and Male Assistant professor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 6 employees, Management, with 3 employees, and Service with 3 employees.

Endowment

$3.98M
2021 Endowment
36.5%
decline from 2020

San Francisco Art Institute has an endowment valued at about $3.98M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The endowment of San Francisco Art Institute declined 36.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.66M 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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Salary Expenditure

$3M
2021 Salaries
61.2%
decline from 2020

In 2021, San Francisco Art Institute paid a median of $3M in salaries, which represents 20.5% of their overall expenditure ($14.6M) and a 61.2% decline 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

$1.17M
Instructional Salaries
14
Number of Employees

In 2021, San Francisco Art Institute paid a total of $1.17M to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 39% 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

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute were Associate professor with 9 employees, Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Professor with 2 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees, Management with 3 employees, and Service with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute was Male Associate professor with 5 employees, Female Associate professor with 4 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at San Francisco Art Institute.

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