The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,532

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,115

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

431

65.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

30.8%

65 Graduates

About

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh were Graphic Design (24 degrees awarded), Interior Design (16 degrees), and Game & Interactive Media Design (15 degrees).

In 2017, 187 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. 60.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (118 degrees), 3.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (31 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is $17,532, which is $3,532 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is $17,532, which is $3,532 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,115.

In 2017, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 79% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,532

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh was $17,532. The cost of tuition at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is $3,532 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$20,115

2017 Value

9.61%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The Art Institute of Pittsburgh had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,115. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh grew by 9.61%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,517

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh was of $8,517 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 0.472% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.05% with respect to 2016, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh has a total enrollment of 431 students. The full-time enrollment at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is 284 students and the part-time enrollment is 147. This means that 65.9% of students enrolled at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.3% White, 19.3% Black or African American, 7.19% Hispanic or Latino, 1.86% Asian, 0.928% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.232% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (34.9%), followed by White Female (29.9%) and Black or African American Male (10.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, both undergraduate and graduate, is 431 students. The full-time enrollment at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is 284 and the part-time enrollment is 147. This means that 65.9% of students enrolled at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%

2017 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 Pittsburgh was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), The Art Institute of Pittsburgh had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    273

  2. Black or African American

    83

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    31

The enrolled student population at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is 63.3% White, 19.3% Black or African American, 7.19% Hispanic or Latino, 1.86% Asian, 0.928% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.232% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 18 students (4.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 39 more women than men received degrees from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. The majority of degree recipients at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are white (118 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (31 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is Graphic Design (24 degrees awarded), followed by Interior Design (16 degrees) and Game & Interactive Media Design (15 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (118 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (52 degrees), and Communication Technologies (1 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 Pittsburgh are Accountants & auditors (1,108,795 people), Other managers (725,781 people), Software developers (526,360 people), Financial managers (436,472 people), and Chief executives & legislators (338,926 people).

The most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are Visual & Performing Arts (118 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (52 degrees), Communication Technologies (1 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 degrees), and Business (11 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 The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Physicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are Visual & Performing Arts (118 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (52 degrees), Communication Technologies (1 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 degrees), and Business (11 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 Pittsburgh are Computer Systems Design (899,198 people), Elementary & secondary schools (629,520 people), Banking & related activities (552,125 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (472,142 people), and Insurance carriers (427,195 people).

The most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are Visual & Performing Arts (118 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (52 degrees), Communication Technologies (1 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 degrees), and Business (11 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 Pittsburgh.

Most Common

  1. 24 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh was Graphic Design with 24 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 74

  2. 113

In 2017, 74 degrees were awarded to men at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, which is 0.655 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (113).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 12 degrees were awarded to men at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh in Game & Interactive Media Design, which is 4 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 19 degrees were awarded to women at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh in Graphic Design, which is 1.73 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

33%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 29% of students graduating from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 13.8% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    118 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    31 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is white (118 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (31 degrees).

9.63% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    73 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is white female (73 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (45 degrees).

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Operations

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh had a total salary expenditure of $16.7M. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh employs 13 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are Male Instructors (7), Female Instructors(6), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh are: Management, with 10 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 9 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh 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. $3M - Federal

  2. $937k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh received $3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $937k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.19M

2017 Salaries

24.7%

decline from 2016

In 2017, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh paid a median of $5.19M in salaries, which represents 31% of their overall expenditure ($16.7M) and a 24.7% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 21% decline from 2015 and a 16.3% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$852k

Instructional Salaries

13

Number of Employees

In 2017, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh paid a total of $852k to 13 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.02M (18.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

13 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

10 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh were Instructor with 13 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh were Management with 10 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh was Male Instructor with 7 employees, Female Instructor with 6 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

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