San Francisco Art Institute

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$45,664
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$42,757
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
12%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
94.7%
169 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
41
48.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
39.2%
31 Graduates

About

San Francisco Art Institute is a higher education institution located in San Francisco County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at San Francisco Art Institute were Painting (16 degrees awarded), Photography (13 degrees), and Other Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees).

In 2020, 127 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at San Francisco Art Institute. 64.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (48 degrees), 3.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at San Francisco Art Institute is $45,664, which is $31,264 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at San Francisco Art Institute is $45,664, which is $31,264 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $42,757.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students attending San Francisco Art Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$45,664
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at San Francisco Art Institute was $45,664. The cost of tuition at San Francisco Art Institute is $31,264 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$42,757
2020 Value
9.63%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 San Francisco Art Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $42,757. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of San Francisco Art Institute grew by 9.63%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,629
Room and Board
$1,917
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at San Francisco Art Institute was of $18,629 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,917. The cost of room and board increased by 6.34% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at San Francisco Art Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.04% with respect to 2019, when 98% 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.
12%
2018 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at San Francisco Art Institute was 12%, which represents 16 out of the 133 total borrowers.

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Admissions

San Francisco Art Institute received 169 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 37.2% annual decline. Out of those 169 applicants, 160 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94.7% acceptance rate.

There were 41 students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

Acceptance Rate

94.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
160
Accepted Out of 169

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of San Francisco Art Institute was 94.7% (160 admissions from 169 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 90.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −37.2%, while admissions declined by −34.2%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at San Francisco Art Institute in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

San Francisco Art Institute has a total enrollment of 41 students. The full-time enrollment at San Francisco Art Institute is 20 students and the part-time enrollment is 21. This means that 48.8% of students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at San Francisco Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39% White, 17.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.88% Asian, 4.88% Two or More Races, 2.44% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (20%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (10%) and Two or More Races Female (10%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (20%), followed by Black or African American Female (10%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at San Francisco Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41 students. The full-time enrollment at San Francisco Art Institute is 20 and the part-time enrollment is 21. This means that 48.8% of students enrolled at San Francisco Art Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 San Francisco Art Institute was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), San Francisco Art Institute had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    16
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    7
  3. Asian
    2

The enrolled student population at San Francisco Art Institute is 39% White, 17.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.88% Asian, 4.88% Two or More Races, 2.44% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 37 more women than men received degrees from San Francisco Art Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at San Francisco Art Institute is white (48 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at San Francisco Art Institute is Painting (16 degrees awarded), followed by Photography (13 degrees) and Other Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at San Francisco Art Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (125 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Social Sciences (0 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (314,395 people), Other managers (280,749 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (226,377 people), Postsecondary teachers (150,112 people), and Chief executives & legislators (120,943 people).

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (125 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Social Sciences (0 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 San Francisco Art Institute are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (125 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Social Sciences (0 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 San Francisco Art Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (469,478 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (340,347 people), Legal services (260,115 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (221,323 people), and Computer Systems Design (209,161 people).

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Art Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (125 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Social Sciences (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 13 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 8 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at San Francisco Art Institute was Painting with 16 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

45
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
82
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 45 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Art Institute, which is 0.549 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (82).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 18 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Art Institute in General Fine Studio Arts, which is 0.439 times less than the 41 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 41 degrees were awarded to women at San Francisco Art Institute in General Fine Studio Arts, which is 2.28 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 32% of students graduating from San Francisco Art Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at San Francisco Art Institute is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 3.23% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    48 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at San Francisco Art Institute is white (48 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

7.09% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    32 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    16 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at San Francisco Art Institute is white female (32 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (16 degrees).

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Operations

San Francisco Art Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $6.28M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $471k (7.5%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, San Francisco Art Institute had a total salary expenditure of $16.9M. San Francisco Art Institute employs 9 Associate professors, 3 Professors, and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at San Francisco Art Institute are Male Associate professors (5), Female Associate professors(4), and Male Professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 9 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Service with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.28M
2020 Endowment
39.2%
decline from 2019

San Francisco Art Institute has an endowment valued at about $6.28M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of San Francisco Art Institute declined 39.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.16M 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 Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $35k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $100k - Local

As of 2020, San Francisco Art Institute received $35k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $100k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.74M
2020 Salaries
2.11%
decline from 2019

In 2020, San Francisco Art Institute paid a median of $7.74M in salaries, which represents 45.8% of their overall expenditure ($16.9M) and a 2.11% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.57% decline from 2018 and a 14% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.21M
Instructional Salaries
15
Number of Employees

In 2020, San Francisco Art Institute paid a total of $1.21M to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute were Associate professor with 9 employees; Professor with 3 employees; and Professor with 3 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees; Management with 4 employees; and Service with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at San Francisco Art Institute was Male Associate professor with 5 employees, Female Associate professor with 4 employees, and Male Professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at San Francisco Art Institute.

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