3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614
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School Highlights

Living Arts College serves 234 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 234 students
  • In-state tuition: $86,040
  • Out-state tuition: $86,040
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 76%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Living Arts College
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
55 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Living Arts College has declined by 41% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Living Arts College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
234 students
2,330 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
234 students
727 students
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# Part-Time Students
25 students
1,603 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
617 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
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% Asian
n/a
3%
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% Hispanic
13%
12%
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% Black
54%
21%
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% White
24%
55%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.63
0.64
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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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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $86,040 is more than the state average of $3,920. The in-state tuition has grown by 407% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $86,040 is more than the state average of $9,538. The out-state tuition has grown by 407% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$86,040
$3,920
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$86,040
$9,538
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Tuition Notes
Differs from $18k to
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
95%
76%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,805
$12,026
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,309
$5,625
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Acceptance Rate
100%
60%
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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: 2020 (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. 

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 234 students
  • In-state tuition: $86,040
  • Out-state tuition: $86,040
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 76%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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