Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$22,488

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$27,088

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

19.6%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

70

91.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

60%

9 Graduates

About

Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is a higher education institution located in Bernalillo County, NM. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque were Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (6 degrees awarded), Graphic Design (6 degrees), and Illustration (6 degrees).

In 2017, 29 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque. 41.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 58.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (14 degrees), 2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is $22,488, which is $8,488 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is $22,488, which is $8,488 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 $27,088.

In 2017, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 93% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,488

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque was $22,488. The cost of tuition at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is $8,488 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$27,088

2017 Value

1.59%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,088. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque grew by 1.59%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,660

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque was of $12,660 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 66.7% with respect to 2016, when 54% 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.

19.6%

2016 Default Rate

33

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque was 19.6%, which represents 33 out of the 168 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

Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque has a total enrollment of 70 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is 64 students and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 91.4% of students enrolled at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.6% Hispanic or Latino, 35.7% White, 12.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (20%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (18.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (50%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (25%) and White Male (25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is 64 and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 91.4% of students enrolled at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

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 Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    27

  2. White

    25

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    9

The enrolled student population at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is 38.6% Hispanic or Latino, 35.7% White, 12.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque. The majority of degree recipients at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque are hispanic or latino (14 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (6 degrees awarded), followed by Graphic Design (6 degrees) and Illustration (6 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (6 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (21 degrees), and Communications (2 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 Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque are Elementary & middle school teachers (172,483 people), Other managers (170,152 people), Graphic designers (109,366 people), Postsecondary teachers (85,154 people), and Customer service representatives (81,958 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque are Communication Technologies (6 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (21 degrees), and Communications (2 degrees).

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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 Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque are Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Sales engineers, Physicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque are Communication Technologies (6 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (21 degrees), and Communications (2 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 Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque are Elementary & secondary schools (309,358 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (218,695 people), Computer Systems Design (139,617 people), Advertising, public relations & related services (131,125 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (102,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque are Communication Technologies (6 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (21 degrees), and Communications (2 degrees).

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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 Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque was Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects with 6 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 17

  2. 12

In 2017, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque, which is 1.42 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (12).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque in Graphic Design, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 3 degrees were awarded to women at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque in Illustration, which is 1 times approximately the same the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

75%

100% Completion Time

88%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 75% of students graduating from Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 88% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 88% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is Female and White (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. Hispanic or Latino

    14 degrees awarded

  2. White

    7 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is hispanic or latino (14 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

3.45% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Male

    8 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    6 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque is hispanic or latino male (8 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (6 degrees).

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