Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,200
0.209% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,106
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
78.3%
1,559 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,055
77.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.1%
983 Graduates

About

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2022, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design were General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science (626 degrees awarded), Acting (290 degrees), and Facial Treatment Specialist (213 degrees).

In 2022, 2,444 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design. 72.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,290 degrees), 2.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (548 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is $16,200, which is $5,644 more than than the national median of $10,556. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,200, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,267 more than than the national median $14,933.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is $16,200, which is $5,520 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,680. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,200, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,267 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,933.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,106.

Tuition Costs

$16,200
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was $16,200, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $16,200. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is $1,267 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,933, and the in-state tuition is $5,520 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,680.

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Average Net Price

$22,106
2022 Value
8.15%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,106. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design grew by 8.15%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,613
Room and Board
$1,772
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was of $11,613 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 34.6% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,772. The cost of books and supplies increased by 41.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67.5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67.5% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 11.6% with respect to 2021, when 60.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design received 1,559 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.1% annual growth. Out of those 1,559 applicants, 1,221 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.3% acceptance rate.

There were 6,055 students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in 2022. 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has an overall enrollment yield of 36.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,221
Accepted Out of 1,559

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was 78.3% (1,221 admissions from 1,559 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 81.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.1%, while admissions declined by −2.63%..

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SAT Scores

11%
Submission Percentage (2022)
4
Scores Submitted (2022)

11% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design had a total enrollment of 6,055 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is 4,668 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,387. This means that 77.1% 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 46.4% White, 27.7% Black or African American, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 3.12% Two or More Races, 1.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.26% Asian, and 0.281% 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 (30.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.1%) and White Male (11.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,055 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is 4,668 and the part-time enrollment is 1,387. This means that 77.1% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 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 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    2,811 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,677 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    770 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is 46.4% White, 27.7% Black or African American, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 3.12% Two or More Races, 1.37% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.26% Asian, and 0.281% 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 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 239 students (3.95%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,104 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 (1,290 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (548 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science (472 degrees awarded), followed by Acting (269 degrees) and Funeral Direction (67 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (1,561 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (560 degrees), and Communication Technologies (27 degrees).

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 (1,412,582 people), Medical & health services managers (158,740 people), Other managers (154,650 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (142,512 people), and Pharmacists (136,202 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in 2022 are Personal & Culinary Services (1,561 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (560 degrees), Communication Technologies (27 degrees), Transportation (40 degrees), and Health (228 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Physicians, Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Personal & Culinary Services (1,561 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (560 degrees), Communication Technologies (27 degrees), Transportation (40 degrees), and Health (228 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,533,701 people), Elementary & secondary schools (399,191 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (257,864 people), Outpatient care centers (257,277 people), and Offices of physicians (215,780 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Personal & Culinary Services (1,561 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (560 degrees), Communication Technologies (27 degrees), Transportation (40 degrees), and Health (228 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 472 degrees awarded
  2. 269 degrees awarded
  3. 67 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science with 472 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

670
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,774
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 670 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design, which is 0.378 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,774).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 212 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, which is 0.512 times less than the 414 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 414 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design in General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, which is 1.95 times more than the 212 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 64% 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, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (81.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is Female and Asian (81.8% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 10.3% of graduates (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,290 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    548 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    319 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is white (1,290 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (548 degrees).

2.7% of degree recipients (66 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    905 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    422 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    385 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design is white female (905 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (422 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has an endowment valued at nearly $1.11M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−NaN5%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design had a total salary expenditure of 3.79M. Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design employs 108 Instructors, 21 No academic ranks and 7 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are Female Instructor (71), Male Instructor (37), and Male No academic rank (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design are: Management, with 75 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 72 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 67 employees.

Endowment

$1.11M
2022 Endowment
47.4%
decline from 2021

Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design has an endowment valued at about $1.11M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design declined 47.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.5M 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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Salary Expenditure

$1.67M
2022 Salaries
50.2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design paid a median of $1.67M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($3.79M) and a 50.2% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.64M
Instructional Salaries
136
Number of Employees

In 2022, Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design paid a total of $7.64M to 136 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
108 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
75 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design were Instructor with 108 employees, No academic rank with 21 employees, and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design were Management with 75 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 72 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 67 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design was Female Instructor with 71 employees, Male Instructor with 37 employees, and Male No academic rank with 12 employees.

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