Los Angeles College of Music

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$24,450
2022 Average Net Price
$39,700
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
82.8%
367 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
239
94.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
30.2%
13 Graduates

About

Los Angeles College of Music is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Los Angeles College of Music were Music Technology (12 degrees awarded), Music Theory & Composition (10 degrees), and Stringed Instruments (4 degrees).

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Los Angeles College of Music. 28.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 71.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (17 degrees), 1.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles College of Music is $24,450, which is $9,509 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Los Angeles College of Music is $24,450, which is $9,509 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $39,700.

In 2022, 82% of undergraduate students attending Los Angeles College of Music received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$24,450
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Los Angeles College of Music was $24,450. The cost of tuition at Los Angeles College of Music is $9,509 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$39,700
2022 Value
6.76%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Los Angeles College of Music had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $39,700. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Los Angeles College of Music grew by 6.76%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Los Angeles College of Music was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.07% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Los Angeles College of Music received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 36.7% with respect to 2021, when 60% 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.
0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Los Angeles College of Music was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 43 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Los Angeles College of Music received 367 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 5.41% annual growth. Out of those 367 applicants, 304 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.8% acceptance rate.

There were 239 students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music in 2022.

Los Angeles College of Music has an overall enrollment yield of 20.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
304
Accepted Out of 367

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Los Angeles College of Music was 82.8% (304 admissions from 367 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 83%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 5.41%, while admissions declined by −5.59%..

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Enrollment

Los Angeles College of Music had a total enrollment of 239 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles College of Music is 225 students and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 94.1% of students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles College of Music, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29.3% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.53% Black or African American, 5.86% Asian, 2.51% Two or More Races, 1.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.837% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (14.7%), followed by White Female (13.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.44%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Los Angeles College of Music in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 239 students. The full-time enrollment at Los Angeles College of Music is 225 and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 94.1% of students enrolled at Los Angeles College of Music are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2022 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 Los Angeles College of Music was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Los Angeles College of Music had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    70 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    32 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    18 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Los Angeles College of Music is 29.3% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.53% Black or African American, 5.86% Asian, 2.51% Two or More Races, 1.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.837% 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, 11 students (4.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 18 fewer women than men received degrees from Los Angeles College of Music. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Los Angeles College of Music is white (17 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Los Angeles College of Music is Music Technology (12 degrees awarded), followed by Music Theory & Composition (10 degrees) and Stringed Instruments (4 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Los Angeles College of Music, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (42 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Graphic designers (92,580 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (79,338 people), Other managers (75,955 people), Other designers (56,534 people), and Postsecondary teachers (55,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (42 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 Los Angeles College of Music are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (42 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 Los Angeles College of Music are Elementary & secondary schools (175,537 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (120,978 people), Computer Systems Design (72,111 people), Specialized design services (58,214 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (47,269 people).

The most specialized majors at Los Angeles College of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (42 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 Los Angeles College of Music.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 12 degrees awarded
  2. 10 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Los Angeles College of Music was Music Technology with 12 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

30
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
12
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles College of Music, which is 2.5 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (12).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles College of Music in Music Technology, which is 13 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Los Angeles College of Music in Music Theory & Composition, which is 0.625 times less than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
11%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 11% of students graduating from Los Angeles College of Music completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 11% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Los Angeles College of Music is Female and Hispanic or Latino (60% 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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    17 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Los Angeles College of Music is white (17 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    14 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Los Angeles College of Music is white male (14 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (7 degrees).

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Operations

Los Angeles College of Music employs 10 No academic ranks. Most academics at Los Angeles College of Music are Male No academic rank (7), and Female No academic rank (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music are: Sales and related, with 6 employees, Service, with 6 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.99M
2022 Salaries
11.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Los Angeles College of Music paid a median of $3.99M in salaries, a 11.7% growth 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

$493k
Instructional Salaries
10
Number of Employees

In 2022, Los Angeles College of Music paid a total of $493k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.4% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Sales and related
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music was No academic rank with 10 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music were Sales and related with 6 employees, Service with 6 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Los Angeles College of Music was Male No academic rank with 7 employees, and Female No academic rank with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Los Angeles College of Music.

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