American College of the Building Arts

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,872
2022 Average Net Price
$29,960
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
76.7%
30 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
141
98.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
44%
11 Graduates

About

American College of the Building Arts is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2019, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at American College of the Building Arts were Carpenter (3 degrees awarded), Sculpture (2 degrees), and Mason (1 degrees).

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American College of the Building Arts. 5.56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 94.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American College of the Building Arts is $19,872, which is $7,190 more than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at American College of the Building Arts is $19,872, which is $7,190 more than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,960.

In 2022, 51% of undergraduate students attending American College of the Building Arts received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$19,872
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, 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 $7,190 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$29,960
2022 Value
0.554%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 American College of the Building Arts had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,960. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of American College of the Building Arts grew by 0.554%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,341
Room and Board
$950
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American College of the Building Arts was of $12,341 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.45% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $950. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

51% of undergraduate students at American College of the Building Arts received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 17.7% with respect to 2021, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

American College of the Building Arts received 30 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 56.5% annual growth. Out of those 30 applicants, 23 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.7% acceptance rate.

There were 141 students enrolled at American College of the Building Arts in 2022. 61% 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

76.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
23
Accepted Out of 30

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of American College of the Building Arts was 76.7% (23 admissions from 30 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 89.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 56.5%, while admissions declined by −62.9%..

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SAT Scores

61%
Submission Percentage (2022)
14
Scores Submitted (2022)

61% of enrolled first-time students at American College of the Building Arts in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

American College of the Building Arts had a total enrollment of 141 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at American College of the Building Arts is 139 students and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 98.6% 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 92.9% White, 2.13% Black or African American, 2.13% Hispanic or Latino, 2.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.709% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at American College of the Building Arts in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (80.6%), followed by White Female (12.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American College of the Building Arts in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 141 students. The full-time enrollment at American College of the Building Arts is 139 and the part-time enrollment is 2.

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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 American College of the Building Arts was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), American College of the Building Arts had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

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

The enrolled student population at American College of the Building Arts is 92.9% White, 2.13% Black or African American, 2.13% Hispanic or Latino, 2.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.709% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 16 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 (18 degrees awarded).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American College of the Building Arts is Carpenter (3 degrees awarded), followed by Sculpture (2 degrees) and Mason (1 degrees).

In 2019,  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 Construction (4 degrees awarded), Precision Production (2 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (4 degrees).

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 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 American College of the Building Arts in 2019 are Construction (4 degrees awarded), Precision Production (2 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (4 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at American College of the Building Arts are Construction (4 degrees awarded), Precision Production (2 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (4 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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 American College of the Building Arts 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 American College of the Building Arts are Construction (4 degrees awarded), Precision Production (2 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (4 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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 (2019)
  1. 3 degrees awarded
  2. 2 degrees awarded
  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American College of the Building Arts was Carpenter with 3 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

17
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 17 degrees were awarded to men at American College of the Building Arts, which is 17 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 3 degrees were awarded to men at American College of the Building Arts in Sculpture, which is 3 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 1 degrees were awarded to men at American College of the Building Arts in Carpenter, which is 0.5 times less than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 58% of students graduating from American College of the Building Arts completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at American College of the Building Arts is Female and White (66.7% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

White
Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American College of the Building Arts is white (18 degrees awarded).

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
    17 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American College of the Building Arts is white male (17 degrees awarded). There were 17 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1 degrees).

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Operations

American College of the Building Arts has an endowment valued at nearly $1.84M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year.

In 2022, American College of the Building Arts had a total salary expenditure of 2.91M. American College of the Building Arts employs 15 Professors. Most academics at American College of the Building Arts are Male Professor (12), and Female Professor (3).

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 3 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 3 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Endowment

$1.84M
2022 Endowment
55.7%
growth from 2021

American College of the Building Arts has an endowment valued at about $1.84M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of American College of the Building Arts grew 55.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.45M lower than than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.64M
2022 Salaries
35.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, American College of the Building Arts paid a median of $1.64M in salaries, which represents 56.4% of their overall expenditure ($2.91M) and a 35.9% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.06M
Instructional Salaries
15
Number of Employees

In 2022, American College of the Building Arts paid a total of $1.06M to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 64.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at American College of the Building Arts was Professor with 15 employees.

In 2022, 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 3 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American College of the Building Arts was Male Professor with 12 employees, and Female Professor with 3 employees.

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