Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325)

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2017 Default Rate
25.3%
on Student Loans
2020 Enrolled Students
297
0% Full-Time

About

Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) is a higher education institution located in Oakland County, MI. In 2020, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) were Graphic Design (32 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 222 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325). 30.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 69.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (116 degrees), 1.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (81 degrees).

Costs

In 2020, 59% of undergraduate students attending Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 3.51% with respect to 2019, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
25.3%
2017 Default Rate
119
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) was 25.3%, which represents 119 out of the 471 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

Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) had a total enrollment of 297 students in 2020. The full-time enrollment at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) is 0 students and the part-time enrollment is 297. This means that 0% of students enrolled at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325), both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.5% White, 41.1% Black or African American, 5.39% Two or More Races, 1.68% Hispanic or Latino, 1.68% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.337% Asian, and 0.337% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (32.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (30.5%) and Black or African American Female (19.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

0%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) in 2020, both undergraduate and graduate, is 297 students. The full-time enrollment at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) is 0 and the part-time enrollment is 297.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2012 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 Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2020)
  1. White
    147 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    122 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    16 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) is 49.5% White, 41.1% Black or African American, 5.39% Two or More Races, 1.68% Hispanic or Latino, 1.68% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.337% Asian, and 0.337% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 88 fewer women than men received degrees from Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) is white (116 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (81 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) is Graphic Design (32 degrees awarded).

In 2020,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) 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 Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) in 2020 are Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees awarded) (as of 2020).

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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 Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) are Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees awarded) (as of 2020).

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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 Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) 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 Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) are Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees awarded) (as of 2020).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2020)
32 degrees awarded

In 2020, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) was Graphic Design with 32 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

155
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
67
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 155 degrees were awarded to men at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325), which is 2.31 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (67).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) in Graphic Design, which is 0.778 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) in Graphic Design, which is 1.29 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2020)
  1. White
    116 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    81 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) is white (116 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (81 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2020)
  1. White Male
    90 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    47 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) is white male (90 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (47 degrees).

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Salary Expenditure

$2.69M
2020 Salaries
8.43%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Specs Howard School of Media Arts (172325) paid a median of $2.69M in salaries, a 8.43% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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