Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,810
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,738
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
77.3%
1,470 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,748
78.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
72.6%
794 Graduates

About

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design were Commercial & Advertising Art (0 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 2,350 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design. 68.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,235 degrees), 2.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (477 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is $16,810, which is $6,789 more than than the national median of $10,021. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,810, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,275 more than than the national median $14,535.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is $16,810, which is $6,610 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,200. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,810, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,275 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,535.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,738.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,810
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was $16,810, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $16,810. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is $2,275 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,535, and the in-state tuition is $6,610 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,200.

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Average Net Price

$21,738
2020 Value
9.47%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,738. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design grew by 9.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,400
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was of $10,400 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.716% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69.5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 3.76% with respect to 2019, when 66.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design received 1,470 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 11.2% annual decline. Out of those 1,470 applicants, 1,136 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.3% acceptance rate.

There were 4,748 students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in 2020, and 15.5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has an overall enrollment yield of 29%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,136
Accepted Out of 1,470

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was 77.3% (1,136 admissions from 1,470 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 83.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −11.2%, while admissions declined by −17.5%.

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SAT Scores

15.5%
Submission Percentage
4
Scores Submitted

15.5% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has a total enrollment of 4,748 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is 3,738 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,010. This means that 78.7% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.6% White, 26.1% Black or African American, 12.1% Hispanic or Latino, 2.78% Two or More Races, 1.31% Asian, 0.737% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.442% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (19.8%) and White Male (13.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,748 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is 3,738 and the part-time enrollment is 1,010. This means that 78.7% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

74.5%
2020 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 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was 74.5%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,354
  2. Black or African American
    1,241
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    574

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is 49.6% White, 26.1% Black or African American, 12.1% Hispanic or Latino, 2.78% Two or More Races, 1.31% Asian, 0.737% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.442% 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 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 226 students (4.76%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 880 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is white (1,235 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (477 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is Commercial & Advertising Art (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (1,492 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (571 degrees), and Communication Technologies (24 degrees).

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 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Registered nurses (1,308,982 people), Medical & health services managers (149,323 people), Other managers (135,524 people), Pharmacists (132,908 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (130,702 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Personal & Culinary Services (1,492 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (571 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), Transportation (33 degrees), and Health (199 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Chief executives & legislators, Other financial specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Personal & Culinary Services (1,492 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (571 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), Transportation (33 degrees), and Health (199 degrees).

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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 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,462,113 people), Elementary & secondary schools (364,025 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (239,009 people), Outpatient care centers (216,777 people), and Offices of physicians (192,442 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Personal & Culinary Services (1,492 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (571 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), Transportation (33 degrees), and Health (199 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 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design.
Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was Commercial & Advertising Art with 0 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

735
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,615
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 735 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design, which is 0.455 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,615).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 205 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, which is 0.625 times less than the 328 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 328 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, which is 1.6 times more than the 205 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58.5%
100% Completion Time
69.5%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 58.5% of students graduating from Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69.5% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69.5% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (85.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is Male and Asian (85.7% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.882% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,235 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    477 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    254 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is white (1,235 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (477 degrees).

8.17% of degree recipients (192 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    817 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    418 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    322 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is white female (817 degrees awarded). There were 1.95 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (418 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has an endowment valued at nearly $2.17M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.75M (80.7%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design had a total salary expenditure of $2.8M. Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design employs 85 Instructors, 25 No academic ranks, and 7 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Female Instructors (44), Male Instructors(41), and Male No academic ranks (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are: Management, with 80 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 68 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 43 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.17M
2020 Endowment
5.92%
growth from 2019

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has an endowment valued at about $2.17M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design grew 5.92% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.27M 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 Two-Year: Arts & Design Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $662k - Federal
  2. $520k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design received $662k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $520k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.08M
2020 Salaries
7.22%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design paid a median of $1.08M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($2.8M) and a 7.22% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.4% decline from 2018 and a 7.23% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.52M
Instructional Salaries
117
Number of Employees

In 2020, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design paid a total of $6.52M to 117 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
85 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design were Instructor with 85 employees; No academic rank with 25 employees; and No academic rank with 7 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design were Management with 80 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 68 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was Female Instructor with 44 employees, Male Instructor with 41 employees, and Male No academic rank with 15 employees.

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