Oakbridge Academy of Arts

Tel: (724)335-5336
40 students
Private for-profit
The Oakbridge Academy of Arts specializes in career educational opportunities and training for the student who wants to gain the working knowledge necessary to succeed in today's competitive visual arts society.
School Highlights:
Oakbridge Academy of Arts serves 40 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Oakbridge Academy of Arts is one of 6 community colleges within Westmoreland County, PA.
The nearest community college is Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell (0.30 miles away).

School Overview

College Oakbridge Academy of Arts Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 40 has declined by 20% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 2400% over five years.
Total Enrollment 40 students 1,296 students
Oakbridge Academy of Arts Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 40 students
814 students
Oakbridge Academy of Arts Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Oakbridge Academy of Arts Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 1.00 0.68
Oakbridge Academy of Arts Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,975 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,975 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,975 $5,660
Oakbridge Academy of Arts In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,975 $10,250
Oakbridge Academy of Arts Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • The curricula at Oakbridge are designed to offer students a concentrated study. Our approach to career education provides each individual with the training to actualize his or her potential for growth. The Academy works with each student on an individual basis towards their competency as a visual artist or professional photographer. The two year Visual Design program at Oakbridge Academy is designed to cover every facet of visual communications. This program prepares the student for an entry-level position in newspapers, magazines, industry, and every aspect of business that needs to stimulate the sales of their product or service. Several areas of employment a student should be prepared to enter are Computer Design, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Free-Lance Artist, Package Designer, Advertising Layout, Book Design / Layout and Catalog Design. The prime objective of the Photography Program, is to prepare students for entry-level employment immediately after graduation. It is a strong basic program that equips students to enter the important areas of photography including Photographer in a Commercial Art Studio, Industrial Photographer, Publishing Photographer, Photojournalist, Free-Lance Photographer, Home Portrait Photographer, Department Store Photographer and Sales Photographer. The program is designed to teach the technical knowledge and practical skills of photography and to develop the visual creativity of each student. Oakbridge Academy of Arts Online Instruction offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Courses offered at the Oakbridge Academy of Arts includes Basic Computer Literacy; Computer Applications; Graphic Design; The Internet; Web Page Design; Web Graphics & Multimedia; Web & Computer Programming; Database Management & Programming; Computer Troubleshooting & Networking; Certification Prep; Digital Photography & Digital Video; Languages; Writing & Publishing; Entertainment Industry; Test Prep; Personal Finance & Wealth Building; Health Care, Nutrition, & Fitness; Personal Enrichment; Child Care & Parenting; Art, History, Psychology, & Literature; Math, Philosophy, & Science; Accounting; Grant Writing & Nonprofit Management; Start Your Own Business; Personal Development; Business Administration; Sales & Marketing; Law & Legal Careers; Health Care Continuing Education; Career Certificate Programs and Courses for Teaching Professionals.

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Did You Know?
Westmoreland County, PA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Westmoreland County, PA is Douglas Education Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.