3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614
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School Highlights

Living Arts College serves 171 students (87% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 171 students
  • Private-state tuition: $86,040
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Living Arts College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Living Arts College
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
55 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Living Arts College has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 4:1 over five years.
The Living Arts College diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
171 students
2,259 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
149 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
22 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
320 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
149 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
22 students
1,497 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
72 students
717 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
n/a
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
10%
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% Black
52%
18%
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% White
29%
60%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.64
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
54%
19%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.63%
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,200
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $86,040 is more than the state average of $27,763. The private state tuition has grown by 403% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$86,040
$27,763
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Tuition Notes
Differs from $18k to
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
90%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,805
$11,865
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,846
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Acceptance Rate
100%
82%
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SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Living Arts College cost?

Living Arts College's private state tuition is approximately $86,040.

What schools are Living Arts College often compared to?

Living Arts Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Wake Technical Community College, William Peace University by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Living Arts College?

The acceptance rate of Living Arts College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 82%.

What is Living Arts College's ranking?

Living Arts College ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Average community college minority breakdown, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 171 students
  • Private-state tuition: $86,040
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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