Cleveland Institute of Art

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,380
2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$33,395
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.14%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
69.8%
693 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
584
97.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
73.1%
117 Graduates

About

Cleveland Institute of Art is a higher education institution located in Cuyahoga County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Cleveland Institute of Art were Illustration (31 degrees awarded), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (16 degrees), and Industrial & Product Design (11 degrees).

In 2022, 125 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cleveland Institute of Art. 72% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (85 degrees), 5.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cleveland Institute of Art is $43,380, which is $28,439 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Cleveland Institute of Art is $43,380, which is $28,439 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 $33,395.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending Cleveland Institute of Art received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$43,380
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Cleveland Institute of Art was $43,380. The cost of tuition at Cleveland Institute of Art is $28,439 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$33,395
2022 Value
6.19%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Cleveland Institute of Art had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $33,395. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Cleveland Institute of Art grew by 6.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,580
Room and Board
$2,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cleveland Institute of Art was of $9,580 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.43% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Cleveland Institute of Art received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 98% 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.
4.14%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Cleveland Institute of Art was 4.14%, which represents 7 out of the 169 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Cleveland Institute of Art received 693 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 25.6% annual growth. Out of those 693 applicants, 484 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.8% acceptance rate.

There were 584 students enrolled at Cleveland Institute of Art in 2022. 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cleveland Institute of Art has an overall enrollment yield of 31.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
484
Accepted Out of 693

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cleveland Institute of Art was 69.8% (484 admissions from 693 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 65.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 25.6%, while admissions declined by −21.2%..

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SAT Scores

14%
Submission Percentage (2022)
22
Scores Submitted (2022)

14% of enrolled first-time students at Cleveland Institute of Art in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cleveland Institute of Art had a total enrollment of 584 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Cleveland Institute of Art is 568 students and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 97.3% of students enrolled at Cleveland Institute of Art are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cleveland Institute of Art, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.6% White, 9.76% Hispanic or Latino, 9.59% Black or African American, 7.71% Two or More Races, 3.08% Asian, and 0.171% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cleveland Institute of Art in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (50.5%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.22%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cleveland Institute of Art in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 584 students. The full-time enrollment at Cleveland Institute of Art is 568 and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 97.3% of students enrolled at Cleveland Institute of Art are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
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 Cleveland Institute of Art was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Cleveland Institute of Art had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    395 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    57 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    56 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Cleveland Institute of Art is 67.6% White, 9.76% Hispanic or Latino, 9.59% Black or African American, 7.71% Two or More Races, 3.08% Asian, and 0.171% 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, 2 students (0.342%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 55 more women than men received degrees from Cleveland Institute of Art. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Cleveland Institute of Art is white (85 degrees awarded). There were 5.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cleveland Institute of Art is Illustration (31 degrees awarded), followed by Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (16 degrees) and Industrial & Product Design (11 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Cleveland Institute of Art, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (101 degrees), and Health (8 degrees).

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 Cleveland Institute of Art are Registered nurses (1,411,895 people), Medical & health services managers (158,216 people), Other managers (144,692 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (142,512 people), and Pharmacists (136,089 people).

The most specialized majors at Cleveland Institute of Art in 2022 are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (101 degrees), and Health (8 degrees) (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 Cleveland Institute of Art are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Cleveland Institute of Art are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (101 degrees), and Health (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cleveland Institute of Art are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,530,984 people), Elementary & secondary schools (393,839 people), Outpatient care centers (256,563 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (253,402 people), and Offices of physicians (215,030 people).

The most specialized majors at Cleveland Institute of Art are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (101 degrees), and Health (8 degrees) (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 Cleveland Institute of Art.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 31 degrees awarded
  2. 16 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cleveland Institute of Art was Illustration with 31 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

35
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
90
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Cleveland Institute of Art, which is 0.389 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (90).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Cleveland Institute of Art in Industrial & Product Design, which is 1.2 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Cleveland Institute of Art in Illustration, which is 4.17 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

56%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 56% of students graduating from Cleveland Institute of Art completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Cleveland Institute of Art is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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
    85 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cleveland Institute of Art is white (85 degrees awarded). There were 5.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

0.8% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    64 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Cleveland Institute of Art is white female (64 degrees awarded). There were 3.05 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (21 degrees).

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Operations

Cleveland Institute of Art has an endowment valued at nearly $29.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.4%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Cleveland Institute of Art had a total salary expenditure of 23.2M. Cleveland Institute of Art employs 18 Associate professors, 17 Lecturers and 9 Assistant professors. Most academics at Cleveland Institute of Art are Male Associate professor (13), Male Lecturer (9), and Female Lecturer (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cleveland Institute of Art are: Management, with 29 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 25 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 11 employees.

Endowment

$29.7M
2022 Endowment
12.7%
decline from 2021

Cleveland Institute of Art has an endowment valued at about $29.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Cleveland Institute of Art declined 12.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.1M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.58M - Federal
  2. $702k - State
  3. $564k - Local

As of 2022, Cleveland Institute of Art received $1.58M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $702k from state grants and contracts, and $564k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.99M
2022 Salaries
3.99%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Cleveland Institute of Art paid a median of $8.99M in salaries, which represents 38.7% of their overall expenditure ($23.2M) and a 3.99% 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

$3.03M
Instructional Salaries
52
Number of Employees

In 2022, Cleveland Institute of Art paid a total of $3.03M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.7% 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

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
18 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cleveland Institute of Art were Associate professor with 18 employees, Lecturer with 17 employees, and Assistant professor with 9 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cleveland Institute of Art were Management with 29 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Lecturer
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cleveland Institute of Art was Male Associate professor with 13 employees, Male Lecturer with 9 employees, and Female Lecturer with 8 employees.

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