The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,500
20.2% growth from 2017
2018 Average Net Price
$19,561
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
20.9%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
2,940
36.7% Full-Time

About

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2018, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division were Commercial Photography (84 degrees awarded), Graphic Design (80 degrees), and Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (19 degrees).

In 2018, 740 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division. 69.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (478 degrees), 3.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (129 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is $13,500, which is $−1,441 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is $13,500

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,561.

In 2018, 88% of undergraduate students attending The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,500
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division was $13,500.

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Average Net Price

$19,561
2018 Value
0.801%
1 Year Growth

In 2018 The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,561. Between 2017 and 2018, the average net price of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division grew by 0.801%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

88% of undergraduate students at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division received financial aid through grants or loans in 2018. This represents a growth of 4.76% with respect to 2017, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
20.9%
2015 Default Rate
1639
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division was 20.9%, which represents 1639 out of the 7830 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division had a total enrollment of 2,940 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is 1,078 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,862. This means that 36.7% of students enrolled at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.7% White, 21% Black or African American, 15% Hispanic or Latino, 1.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.8% Asian, and 0.816% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.4%), followed by White Male (20%) and Black or African American Female (10.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,940 students. The full-time enrollment at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is 1,078 and the part-time enrollment is 1,862. This means that 36.7% of students enrolled at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

38%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division was 38%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    1,637 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    618 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    442 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is 55.7% White, 21% Black or African American, 15% Hispanic or Latino, 1.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.8% Asian, and 0.816% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 103 students (3.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2018, 282 more women than men received degrees from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is white (478 degrees awarded). There were 3.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (129 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is Commercial Photography (84 degrees awarded), followed by Graphic Design (80 degrees) and Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (19 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (593 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (30 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division in 2018 are Visual & Performing Arts (593 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (30 degrees), Business (65 degrees), and Communication Technologies (0 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division are Visual & Performing Arts (593 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (30 degrees), Business (65 degrees), and Communication Technologies (0 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division are Visual & Performing Arts (593 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (30 degrees), Business (65 degrees), and Communication Technologies (0 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 81 degrees awarded
  2. 67 degrees awarded
  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division was Graphic Design with 81 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

229
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
511
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 229 degrees were awarded to men at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division, which is 0.448 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (511).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 57 degrees were awarded to men at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division in Game & Interactive Media Design, which is 4.75 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 114 degrees were awarded to men at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division in Graphic Design, which is 2.43 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (12%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2018 at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is Female and White (12% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    478 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    129 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is white (478 degrees awarded). There were 3.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (129 degrees).

4.73% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. White Female
    334 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    144 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division is white female (334 degrees awarded). There were 2.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (144 degrees).

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Operations

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division employs 65 Assistant professors, 5 Instructors and 4 Associate professors. Most academics at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division are Female Assistant professor (38), Male Assistant professor (27), and Female Instructor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division are: Office and Administrative Support, with 70 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 31 employees, and Management with 24 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$24M
2017 Salaries
38.9%
decline from 2016

In 2017, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division paid a median of $24M in salaries, a 38.9% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.41M
Instructional Salaries
78
Number of Employees

In 2017, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division paid a total of $4.41M to 78 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
65 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
70 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division were Assistant professor with 65 employees, Instructor with 5 employees, and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division were Office and Administrative Support with 70 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 31 employees, and Management with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division was Female Assistant professor with 38 employees, Male Assistant professor with 27 employees, and Female Instructor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division.

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