Southern California Institute of Architecture

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$42,700

2.15% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$50,972

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.18%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

514

98.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

100%

4 Graduates

About

Southern California Institute of Architecture is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern California Institute of Architecture were Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology (52 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 156 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern California Institute of Architecture. 40.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 59.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (37 degrees), 2.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Architecture is $42,700, which is $28,700 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Architecture is $42,700, which is $28,700 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $50,972.

In 2017, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 46% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$42,700

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Architecture was $42,700. The cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Architecture is $28,700 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$50,972

2017 Value

3.19%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southern California Institute of Architecture had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $50,972. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southern California Institute of Architecture grew by 3.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,520

Room and Board

$5,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern California Institute of Architecture was of $14,520 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $5,200. The cost of room and board increased by 19.9% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 65.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Southern California Institute of Architecture received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 188% with respect to 2016, when 26% 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.

1.18%

2016 Default Rate

1

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southern California Institute of Architecture was 1.18%, which represents 1 out of the 85 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

Southern California Institute of Architecture has a total enrollment of 514 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Architecture is 506 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Architecture are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern California Institute of Architecture, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17.1% White, 11.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.78% Asian, 1.17% Two or More Races, 0.778% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Architecture in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (8.88%), followed by White Male (8.49%) and Asian Male (6.56%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (13.4%), followed by White Female (7.29%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern California Institute of Architecture, both undergraduate and graduate, is 514 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Architecture is 506 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Architecture are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

2017 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 Southern California Institute of Architecture was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Southern California Institute of Architecture had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    88

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    59

  3. Asian

    40

The enrolled student population at Southern California Institute of Architecture is 17.1% White, 11.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.78% Asian, 1.17% Two or More Races, 0.778% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 5 students (0.973%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 30 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern California Institute of Architecture. The majority of degree recipients at Southern California Institute of Architecture are white (37 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern California Institute of Architecture is Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology (52 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern California Institute of Architecture, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (156 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Architecture are Architects, except landscape and naval (84,657 people), Other designers (22,472 people), Other managers (22,177 people), Project management specialists (17,170 people), and Construction managers (11,925 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Architecture are Architecture and Related Services (156 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Architecture are Architecture and Related Services (156 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Architecture are Architectural, engineering & related services (126,847 people), Construction (33,656 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (10,818 people), Elementary & secondary schools (9,110 people), and Specialized design services (8,449 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Architecture are Architecture and Related Services (156 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 Southern California Institute of Architecture.

Most Common

  1. 52 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern California Institute of Architecture was Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology with 52 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 93

  2. 63

In 2017, 93 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Architecture, which is 1.48 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (63).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 93 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Architecture in Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology, which is 1.48 times more than the 63 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 63 degrees were awarded to women at Southern California Institute of Architecture in Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology, which is 0.677 times less than the 93 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

50%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 0% of students graduating from Southern California Institute of Architecture completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern California Institute of Architecture is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    37 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern California Institute of Architecture is white (37 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (17 degrees).

1.92% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    23 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern California Institute of Architecture is white male (23 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (14 degrees).

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Operations

Southern California Institute of Architecture has an endowment valued at nearly $2.71M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.11M (77.8%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Southern California Institute of Architecture had a total salary expenditure of $19.8M. Southern California Institute of Architecture employs 35 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Southern California Institute of Architecture are Male No academic ranks (25), Female No academic ranks(10), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Architecture are: Management, with 12 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 8 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.71M

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Southern California Institute of Architecture has an endowment valued at about $2.71M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern California Institute of Architecture grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.39M 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Southern California Institute of Architecture 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

$10.4M

2017 Salaries

7.09%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Southern California Institute of Architecture paid a median of $10.4M in salaries, which represents 52.3% of their overall expenditure ($19.8M) and a 7.09% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.58% growth from 2015 and a 5.75% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.54M

Instructional Salaries

35

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southern California Institute of Architecture paid a total of $3.54M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.02M (18.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

35 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

12 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Architecture were No academic rank with 35 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Architecture were Management with 12 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Architecture was Male No academic rank with 25 employees, Female No academic rank with 10 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southern California Institute of Architecture.

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