Living Arts College

Overview of Living Arts College

Raleigh, NC is home to Living Arts College. Raleigh is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Living Arts College go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in computer science and engineering, media, photography and commercial art.

Living Arts College Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

Living Arts College has 325 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Mission of the School is to provide educational experiences for serious students who are aiming for positions in digital imaging as creative and/or technical professionals. The School is dedicated to a strong digital imaging industry focus by maintaining close association with professionals in the arenas of digital filmmaking, digital audio production, entertainment, corporate communications, advertising and publishing. Quality training is achieved through an environment that combines highly specialized studios and an instructional staff of industry related professionals."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Living Arts College

School of Communication Arts
3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
Raleigh , NC 27614-7076
General Phone: (919) 488-8500

Living Arts College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Media130audiovisual tech, animation and special effects
Computer Science and Engineering47web design
Photography and Commercial Art13cinematography

Number of programs and degrees for Living Arts College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years574
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years794
Associate's degree542

Living Arts College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Living Arts College had a total enrollment of 325 students (318 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 43%
Black 47%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 27%
20-21 31%
22-24 16%
25-29 13%
30-34 5%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 0%
65+ 0%

Living Arts College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %

Living Arts College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Raleigh, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Living Arts College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,904
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,904
Books and supplies $ 144

Financial Aid:
Living Arts College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3109000)

Living Arts College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track171

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year17$35,0001*
All faculty totalcalendar year17$35,0001*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Living Arts College Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production

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Living Arts College Highlights

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What Sets Living Arts College Apart:

% of degrees in media
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Living Arts College Male % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Living Arts College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Living Arts College % of degrees in photography and commercial art
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Living Arts College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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