Compass College of Film and Media

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,470
7.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$23,768
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
100%
25 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
50
80% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
40%
16 Graduates

About

Compass College of Film and Media is a higher education institution located in Kent County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Compass College of Film and Media were Cinematography & Film Production (14 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Compass College of Film and Media. 33.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 66.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (15 degrees), 15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Compass College of Film and Media is $15,470, which is $529 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Compass College of Film and Media is $15,470, which is $529 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 $23,768.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Compass College of Film and Media received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,470
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Compass College of Film and Media was $15,470. The cost of tuition at Compass College of Film and Media is $529 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$23,768
2022 Value
18.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Compass College of Film and Media had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,768. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Compass College of Film and Media grew by 18.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,200
Room and Board
$3,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Compass College of Film and Media was of $8,200 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 13.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,500. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 12.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Compass College of Film and Media received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.09% with respect to 2021, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Compass College of Film and Media was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 52 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Compass College of Film and Media received 25 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 41.9% annual growth. Out of those 25 applicants, 25 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 50 students enrolled at Compass College of Film and Media in 2022. 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Compass College of Film and Media has an overall enrollment yield of 44%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
25
Accepted Out of 25

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Compass College of Film and Media was 100% (25 admissions from 25 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 53.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 41.9%, while admissions grew by 8.7%..

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SAT Scores

45%
Submission Percentage (2022)
5
Scores Submitted (2022)

45% of enrolled first-time students at Compass College of Film and Media in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Compass College of Film and Media had a total enrollment of 50 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Compass College of Film and Media is 40 students and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 80% of students enrolled at Compass College of Film and Media are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Compass College of Film and Media, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68% White, 10% Two or More Races, 8% Black or African American, 6% Hispanic or Latino, and 2% Asian.

Students enrolled at Compass College of Film and Media in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (57.5%), followed by White Female (12.5%) and Two or More Races Male (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Compass College of Film and Media in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50 students. The full-time enrollment at Compass College of Film and Media is 40 and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 80% of students enrolled at Compass College of Film and Media are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
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 Compass College of Film and Media was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Compass College of Film and Media had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    34 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    5 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    4 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Compass College of Film and Media is 68% White, 10% Two or More Races, 8% Black or African American, 6% Hispanic or Latino, and 2% Asian. 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.

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Graduates

In 2022, 6 fewer women than men received degrees from Compass College of Film and Media. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Compass College of Film and Media is white (15 degrees awarded). There were 15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Compass College of Film and Media is Cinematography & Film Production (14 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Compass College of Film and Media, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (18 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 Compass College of Film and Media 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 Compass College of Film and Media in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (18 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 Compass College of Film and Media are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Compass College of Film and Media are Visual & Performing Arts (18 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 Compass College of Film and Media 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 Compass College of Film and Media are Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Compass College of Film and Media was Cinematography & Film Production with 14 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

12
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
6
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Compass College of Film and Media, which is 2 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (6).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Compass College of Film and Media in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 2 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Compass College of Film and Media in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 0.5 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.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Compass College of Film and Media is Male and Hispanic or Latino (50% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    15 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Compass College of Film and Media is white (15 degrees awarded). There were 15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

5.56% 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 Male
    11 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    4 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Compass College of Film and Media is white male (11 degrees awarded). There were 2.75 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (4 degrees).

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Operations

Compass College of Film and Media employs 3 Instructors. Most academics at Compass College of Film and Media are Male Instructor (3), and Female Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Compass College of Film and Media are: Management, with 7 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 7 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$754k
2022 Salaries
20.3%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Compass College of Film and Media paid a median of $754k in salaries, a 20.3% decline 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

$166k
Instructional Salaries
3
Number of Employees

In 2022, Compass College of Film and Media paid a total of $166k to 3 employees working as instructors, which represents 22% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
3 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
7 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Compass College of Film and Media was Instructor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Compass College of Film and Media were Management with 7 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Compass College of Film and Media was Male Instructor with 3 employees, and Female Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Compass College of Film and Media.

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