Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,540

3.52% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,447

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

77.9%

2,200 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

9,725

90.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

56.5%

3,611 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 .

In 2016, 6,951 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,292 degrees), 1.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1695 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is $13,540, which is $2,530 more than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,540, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $428 less than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $13,540, which is $2,500 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,540, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $428 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $13,968.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,447.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,540

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was $13,540, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $13,540. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is $428 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $2,500 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$21,447

2016 Value

21.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,447. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design grew by 21.2%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,000

Room and Board

$1,694

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was of $8,000 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,694. The cost of room and board increased by 21% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.35% with respect to 2015, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design received 2,200 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.136% annual decline. Out of those 2,200 applicants, 1,714 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.9% acceptance rate.

There were 9,725 students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has an overall enrollment yield of 43.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,714

Accepted Out of 2,200

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was 77.9% (1,714 admissions from 2,200 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 72.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -0.136%, while admissions grew by 6.72%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has a total enrollment of 9,725 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is 8,785 students and the part-time enrollment is 940. This means that 90.3% 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 36.2% White, 24.7% Black or African American, 9.43% Hispanic or Latino, 3.63% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, 1.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.401% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (20.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (14.8%) and White Male (13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,725 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is 8,785 and the part-time enrollment is 940. This means that 90.3% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

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 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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

    3,519

  2. Black or African American

    2,399

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    917

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is 36.2% White, 24.7% Black or African American, 9.43% Hispanic or Latino, 3.63% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, 1.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.401% 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 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, 1,930 students (19.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1323 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are white (2,292 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1695 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is N/A, 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 (5,354 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (903 degrees), and Communication Technologies (25 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 Designers (191,450 people), Miscellaneous managers (104,061 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (90,291 people), Postsecondary teachers (52,507 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (44,730 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Personal & Culinary Services (5,354 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (903 degrees), Communication Technologies (25 degrees), Transportation (48 degrees), and Construction (12 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 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Marketing & sales managers, Dentists, Dental hygienists, General & operations managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Personal & Culinary Services (5,354 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (903 degrees), Communication Technologies (25 degrees), Transportation (48 degrees), and Construction (12 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 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Elementary & secondary schools (161,894 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (114,445 people), Construction (98,464 people), Restaurants & Food Services (67,502 people), and Specialized design services (64,444 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Personal & Culinary Services (5,354 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (903 degrees), Communication Technologies (25 degrees), Transportation (48 degrees), and Construction (12 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. N/A

    N/A 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 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,814

  2. 4,137

In 2016, 2,814 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design, which is 0.68 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,137).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 1502 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.33 times more than the 1131 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 1131 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 0.753 times less than the 1502 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%

100% Completion Time

60%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 43% 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, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

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 (71.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is Female and Asian (71.7% 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, 25.6% of graduates (923 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,292 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,695 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    1,612 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is white (2,292 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1695 degrees).

23.2% of degree recipients (1,612 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,366 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    1,020 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    926 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is white female (1,366 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (1,020 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has an endowment valued at nearly $2.21M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.75k (0.441%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design had a total expenditure of $5.54M. Of that $5.54M, they spent $2.26M on salaries and $5.54M on benefits.

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design employs 170 No academic ranks, 137 Instructors, and 7 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Male No academic ranks (108), Female Instructors(71), and Male Instructors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 119 employees, Management, with 110 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 104 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.21M

2015 Endowment

8.82%

growth from 2014

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has an endowment valued at about $2.21M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design grew 8.82% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.38M 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. $7.63M - Federal

  2. $1.09M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design received $7.63M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.09M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$2.26M

Salary Expenditure

$5.54M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design had a total expenditure of $5.54M. Of that $5.54M, they spent $2.26M on salaries and $5.54M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.26M

2015 Salaries

6.86%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design paid a median of $2.26M in salaries, which represents 40.7% of their overall expenditure ($5.54M) and a 6.86% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 147% growth from 2013 and a 2.7% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$22.2M

Instructional Salaries

422

Number of Employees

In 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design paid a total of $22.2M to 422 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.7% 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

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

170 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

119 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design were No academic rank with 170 employees; Instructor with 137 employees; and Instructor with 7 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 119 employees; Management with 110 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 104 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was Male No academic rank with 108 employees, Female Instructor with 71 employees, and Male Instructor with 66 employees.

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