Living Arts College

School Highlights
  • Living Arts College serves 400 students (94% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • Living Arts College is one of 5 community colleges within Wake County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Living Arts College is Miller-Motte College-Raleigh (7.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Living Arts College places among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Living Arts College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty40 staff139 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Living Arts College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Living Arts College diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment400 students2,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:119:1
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# Full-Time Students375 students1,019 students
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# Part-Time Students25 students1,361 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
72136
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
6%
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% Black
54%
21%
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% White
34%
62%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
Diversity Score0.590.56
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College Completion Rate
54%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,200$27,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $86,040 is more than the state average of $3,911. The in-state tuition has grown by 346% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $86,040 is more than the state average of $9,514. The out-state tuition has grown by 346% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$86,040$3,911
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Out-State Tuition Fees$86,040$9,514
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Tuition NotesDiffers from $18k to
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,910$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,000
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • We offer 6 programs in digital creative fields with several degree and diploma options. They are Animation and Game Design, Audio Production, Filmmaking, Interior Design, Media Arts and Photography.  We also offer 3 Medical Art programs with Diploma. They are Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding and Medicial Adminstrative. 

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Miller-Motte College-Raleigh
    Private, for profit
    375 students | 7.70 Mi3901 Capital Blvd Ste 151
    Raleigh NC  27604
    (919)723-2820
    7.70375
  • William Peace University
    Private, non-profit
    1,077 students | 11.50 Mi15 E Peace St
    Raleigh NC  27604
    (919)508-2000
    11.501,077
  • Miller-Motte College-Cary
    Private, for profit
    316 students | 16.60 Mi2205 Walnut Street
    Cary NC  27518
    (919)532-7171
    16.60316
  • Louisburg College
    Private, non-profit
    701 students | 18.20 Mi501 N. Main St.
    Louisburg NC  27549
    (919)496-2521
    18.20701
  • 5,035 students | 18.30 Mi1637 Lawson Street
    Durham NC  27703
    (919)536-7200
    18.305,035
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Wake County, NC community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Wake County, NC is William Peace University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.