American College of the Building Arts

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,872
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$31,565
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
64.7%
17 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
93
97.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
58.3%
7 Graduates

About

American College of the Building Arts is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American College of the Building Arts were Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology (9 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 14 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American College of the Building Arts. 14.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 85.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (13 degrees), 13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American College of the Building Arts is $19,872, which is $8,310 more than the national average for ($11,563).

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The median undergraduate tuition at American College of the Building Arts is $19,872, which is $8,310 more than the national average for ($11,563).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,565.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending American College of the Building Arts received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$19,872
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at American College of the Building Arts was $19,872. The cost of tuition at American College of the Building Arts is $8,310 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,563).

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Average Net Price

$31,565
2020 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 American College of the Building Arts had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,565. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of American College of the Building Arts grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,664
Room and Board
$950
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American College of the Building Arts was of $11,664 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $950. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 11.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at American College of the Building Arts received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 28.8% with respect to 2019, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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American College of the Building Arts received 17 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 39.3% annual decline. Out of those 17 applicants, 11 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.7% acceptance rate.

There were 93 students enrolled at American College of the Building Arts in 2020, and 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

American College of the Building Arts has an overall enrollment yield of 100%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
11
Accepted Out of 17

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of American College of the Building Arts was 64.7% (11 admissions from 17 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 96.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −39.3%, while admissions declined by −59.3%.

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SAT Scores

45%
Submission Percentage
5
Scores Submitted

45% of enrolled first-time students at American College of the Building Arts in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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American College of the Building Arts has a total enrollment of 93 students. The full-time enrollment at American College of the Building Arts is 91 students and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 97.8% of students enrolled at American College of the Building Arts are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American College of the Building Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, is 94.6% White, 3.23% Black or African American, 1.08% Asian, 1.08% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American College of the Building Arts in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (84.6%), followed by White Female (9.89%) and Black or African American Male (2.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American College of the Building Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93 students. The full-time enrollment at American College of the Building Arts is 91 and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 97.8% of students enrolled at American College of the Building Arts are enrolled full-time compared with 66.2% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2020 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 American College of the Building Arts was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), American College of the Building Arts had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    88
  2. Black or African American
    3
  3. Asian
    1

The enrolled student population at American College of the Building Arts is 94.6% White, 3.23% Black or African American, 1.08% Asian, 1.08% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 37.7% White, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.6% Black or African American.

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learningGraduates

In 2020, 10 fewer women than men received degrees from American College of the Building Arts. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American College of the Building Arts is white (13 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American College of the Building Arts is Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology (9 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at American College of the Building Arts, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American College of the Building Arts are Architects, except landscape and naval (89,432 people), Other managers (22,221 people), Other designers (18,190 people), Landscape architects (13,978 people), and Construction managers (13,408 people).

The most specialized majors at American College of the Building Arts are Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees awarded).

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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 American College of the Building Arts are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Computer network architects, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at American College of the Building Arts are Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees awarded).

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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 American College of the Building Arts are Architectural, engineering & related services (128,072 people), Construction (33,225 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (12,412 people), Elementary & secondary schools (9,322 people), and Specialized design services (8,760 people).

The most specialized majors at American College of the Building Arts are Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees awarded).

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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 American College of the Building Arts.
Most Common
  1. 9 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American College of the Building Arts was Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology with 9 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

12
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 12 degrees were awarded to men at American College of the Building Arts, which is 6 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 12 degrees were awarded to men at American College of the Building Arts in Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology, which is 6 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 2 degrees were awarded to women at American College of the Building Arts in Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology, which is 0.167 times less than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American College of the Building Arts is Male and White (75% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
  1. White
    13 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American College of the Building Arts is white (13 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    11 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American College of the Building Arts is white male (11 degrees awarded). There were 5.5 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (2 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

American College of the Building Arts has an endowment valued at nearly $699k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $109k (15.6%), compared to the 0.165% average return ($13.7k on $8.3M) across all .

In 2020, American College of the Building Arts had a total salary expenditure of $2.46M. American College of the Building Arts employs 9 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at American College of the Building Arts are Male Professors (8), Female Professors(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American College of the Building Arts are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, Management, with 3 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

Endowment

$699k
2020 Endowment
12%
growth from 2019

American College of the Building Arts has an endowment valued at about $699k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of American College of the Building Arts grew 12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.61M lower than than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $245k - Federal
  2. $9.76k - State
  3. $3.86k - Local

As of 2020, American College of the Building Arts received $245k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.76k from state grants and contracts, and $3.86k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.3M
2020 Salaries
18.2%
growth from 2019

In 2020, American College of the Building Arts paid a median of $1.3M in salaries, which represents 53% of their overall expenditure ($2.46M) and a 18.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a NaNM% growth from N/A and a NaNM% growth from N/A.

The median for similar is 594k (12.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$523k
Instructional Salaries
9
Number of Employees

In 2020, American College of the Building Arts paid a total of $523k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $333k (56%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at American College of the Building Arts were Professor with 9 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American College of the Building Arts were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees; Management with 3 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American College of the Building Arts was Male Professor with 8 employees, and Female Professor with 1 employees.

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