Living Arts College

3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614-0000
Tel: 8002887442
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 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Living Arts College is one of 5 community colleges within Wake County, NC.
  • The nearest community college is Miller-Motte College-Raleigh (7.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 37% 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
Living Arts College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 400 has declined by 34% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment400 students2,380 students
Living Arts College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:120:1
Living Arts College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students375 students1,019 students
Living Arts College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students25 students1,361 students
Living Arts College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Living Arts College Enrollment Breakdown NC All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Living Arts College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Living Arts College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Living Arts College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Living Arts College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Living Arts College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Living Arts College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Living Arts College More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
Living Arts College Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity 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.0.590.55
Living Arts College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Living Arts College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2010)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,200$27,500
Living Arts College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $86,040 is more than the state average of $3,904. 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 $9,565. The out-state tuition has grown by 346% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$86,040$3,904
Living Arts College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$86,040$9,565
Living Arts College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%78%
Living Arts College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$13,910$10,500
Living Arts College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,092
Living Arts College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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
  • William Peace University
    Private, non-profit
    1,077 students | 11.50 Mi15 E Peace St
    Raleigh NC  27604
  • Miller-Motte College-Cary
    Private, for profit
    316 students | 16.60 Mi2205 Walnut Street
    Cary NC  27518
  • Louisburg College
    Private, non-profit
    701 students | 18.20 Mi501 N. Main St.
    Louisburg NC  27549
  • 5,035 students | 18.30 Mi1637 Lawson Street
    Durham NC  27703
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