Oakbridge Academy of Arts (Closed 2013)

1250 Greensburg Rd
New Kensington, PA 15068
  • The Oakbridge Academy of Arts specializes in career educational opportunities and training for the student who wants to gain the working knowledge necessary to succeed in today's competitive visual arts society.
School Highlights
  • Oakbridge Academy of Arts serves 40 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Oakbridge Academy of Arts is one of 4 community colleges within Westmoreland County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Oakbridge Academy of Arts is Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell (2.9 miles away).

School Overview

    Oakbridge Academy of Arts(PA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
    Total Faculty- staff25 staff
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    Student Body

    • The student population of Oakbridge Academy of Arts has declined by 23% over five years.
    • The Oakbridge Academy of Arts diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment40 students618 students
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    Student : Teacher Ratio0:125:1
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    # Full-Time Students40 students372 students
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    % Hispanic
    -
    7%
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    % Black
    -
    14%
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    % White
    -
    63%
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    % Two or more races
    -
    2%
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    % Unknown races
    100%
    10%
    Diversity Score0.000.57
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    College Completion Rate
    57%
    62%
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    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,000$34,800
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    Finances and Admission

    • The private state tuition of $12,975 is less than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
    Private State Tuition Fees$12,975$16,683
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    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%94%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$17,416$12,126
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,183
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    Acceptance Rate62%72%
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    Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • The curricula at Oakbridge are designed to offer students a concentrated study. Our approach to career education provides each individual with the training to actualize his or her potential for growth. The Academy works with each student on an individual basis towards their competency as a visual artist or professional photographer. The two year Visual Design program at Oakbridge Academy is designed to cover every facet of visual communications. This program prepares the student for an entry-level position in newspapers, magazines, industry, and every aspect of business that needs to stimulate the sales of their product or service. Several areas of employment a student should be prepared to enter are Computer Design, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Free-Lance Artist, Package Designer, Advertising Layout, Book Design / Layout and Catalog Design. The prime objective of the Photography Program, is to prepare students for entry-level employment immediately after graduation. It is a strong basic program that equips students to enter the important areas of photography including Photographer in a Commercial Art Studio, Industrial Photographer, Publishing Photographer, Photojournalist, Free-Lance Photographer, Home Portrait Photographer, Department Store Photographer and Sales Photographer. The program is designed to teach the technical knowledge and practical skills of photography and to develop the visual creativity of each student. Oakbridge Academy of Arts Online Instruction offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Courses offered at the Oakbridge Academy of Arts includes Basic Computer Literacy; Computer Applications; Graphic Design; The Internet; Web Page Design; Web Graphics & Multimedia; Web & Computer Programming; Database Management & Programming; Computer Troubleshooting & Networking; Certification Prep; Digital Photography & Digital Video; Languages; Writing & Publishing; Entertainment Industry; Test Prep; Personal Finance & Wealth Building; Health Care, Nutrition, & Fitness; Personal Enrichment; Child Care & Parenting; Art, History, Psychology, & Literature; Math, Philosophy, & Science; Accounting; Grant Writing & Nonprofit Management; Start Your Own Business; Personal Development; Business Administration; Sales & Marketing; Law & Legal Careers; Health Care Continuing Education; Career Certificate Programs and Courses for Teaching Professionals.

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