Living Arts College

3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614
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 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).

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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
Living Arts College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Living Arts College has declined by 23% 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 grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment400 students2,380 students
Living Arts College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:119:1
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 Score0.590.56
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 $3,911. 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
Living Arts College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$86,040$9,514
Living Arts College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition NotesDiffers from $18k to
% 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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Did You Know?
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.