The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,604

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,692

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

14.6%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

956

72.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

38.3%

67 Graduates

About

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is a higher education institution located in Broward County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale were Fashion Merchandising (22 degrees awarded), Graphic Design (21 degrees), and Industrial & Product Design (19 degrees).

In 2016, 346 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. 56.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (117 degrees), 1.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (75 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is $17,604, which is $3,633 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is $17,604, which is $3,633 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,692.

In 2016, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,604

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale was $17,604. The cost of tuition at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is $3,633 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$21,692

2016 Value

8.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,692. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale grew by 8.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,297

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale was of $6,297 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board decreased by 18.2% 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

95%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 95% 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.

14.6%

2015 Default Rate

150

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale was 14.6%, which represents 150 out of the 1024 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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Admissions

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 956 students enrolled at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale has a total enrollment of 956 students. The full-time enrollment at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is 692 students and the part-time enrollment is 264. This means that 72.4% of students enrolled at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.5% Black or African American, 11.9% White, 1.05% Two or More Races, 0.837% Asian, 0.418% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.314% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (15.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15%) and Black or African American Male (6.79%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 956 students. The full-time enrollment at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is 692 and the part-time enrollment is 264. This means that 72.4% of students enrolled at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

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 The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    313

  2. Black or African American

    139

  3. White

    114

The enrolled student population at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is 32.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.5% Black or African American, 11.9% White, 1.05% Two or More Races, 0.837% Asian, 0.418% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.314% 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, 242 students (25.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 44 more women than men received degrees from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. The majority of degree recipients at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are hispanic or latino (117 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (75 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is Fashion Merchandising (22 degrees awarded), followed by Graphic Design (21 degrees) and Industrial & Product Design (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (211 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (87 degrees), and Communication Technologies (8 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 The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are Accountants & auditors (1,093,040 people), Miscellaneous managers (833,075 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (524,017 people), Financial managers (429,462 people), and Chief executives & legislators (343,133 people).

The most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are Visual & Performing Arts (211 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (87 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), and Business (28 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 The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dental hygienists, and General & operations managers

The most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are Visual & Performing Arts (211 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (87 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), and Business (28 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 The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are Computer Systems Design (893,745 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (592,162 people), Elementary & secondary schools (591,087 people), Banking & related activities (533,207 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (452,025 people).

The most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are Visual & Performing Arts (211 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (87 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees), and Business (28 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 The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.

Most Common

  1. 22 degrees awarded

  2. 21 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale was Fashion Merchandising with 22 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 151

  2. 195

In 2016, 151 degrees were awarded to men at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, which is 0.774 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (195).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 26 degrees were awarded to men at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.44 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 37 degrees were awarded to women at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Fashion & Apparel Design, which is 37 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 23% of students graduating from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (54.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is Female and Hispanic or Latino (54.5% 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, 4.48% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    117 degrees awarded

  2. White

    75 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is hispanic or latino (117 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (75 degrees).

12.4% of degree recipients (43 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    70 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    47 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is hispanic or latino female (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (47 degrees).

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Operations

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale had a total expenditure of $28.1M. Of that $28.1M, they spent $8.4M on salaries and $28.1M on benefits.

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 27 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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. $6.77M - Federal

  2. $868k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale received $6.77M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $868k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$8.4M

Salary Expenditure

$28.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale had a total expenditure of $28.1M. Of that $28.1M, they spent $8.4M on salaries and $28.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$8.4M

2015 Salaries

21.3%

decline from 2014

In 2015, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale paid a median of $8.4M in salaries, which represents 29.9% of their overall expenditure ($28.1M) and a 21.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.4M

Instructional Salaries

22

Number of Employees

In 2015, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale paid a total of $1.4M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.7% 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

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Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

27 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 27 employees; Management with 12 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

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