Seattle Film Institute

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,000
9.13% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$36,277
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
100
95% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.7%
4 Graduates

About

Seattle Film Institute is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Seattle Film Institute were Cinematography & Film Production (16 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Seattle Film Institute. 41.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 58.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (23 degrees), 5.75 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (4 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Seattle Film Institute is $33,000, which is $20,318 more than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Seattle Film Institute is $33,000, which is $20,318 more than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,277.

In 2022, 67% of undergraduate students attending Seattle Film Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Seattle Film Institute was $33,000. The cost of tuition at Seattle Film Institute is $20,318 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$36,277
2022 Value
9.31%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Seattle Film Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,277. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Seattle Film Institute grew by 9.31%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,018
Room and Board
$740
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Seattle Film Institute was of $15,018 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.28% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $740. The cost of books and supplies increased by 23.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Seattle Film Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 11.7% with respect to 2021, when 60% 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.
0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Seattle Film Institute was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 40 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Seattle Film Institute had a total enrollment of 100 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Seattle Film Institute is 95 students and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 95% of students enrolled at Seattle Film Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Seattle Film Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61% White, 14% Black or African American, 8% Two or More Races, 7% Hispanic or Latino, 3% Asian, 3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Seattle Film Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (42.2%), followed by White Female (15.6%) and Black or African American Male (7.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (41.9%), followed by White Female (22.6%) and Black or African American Male (6.45%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Seattle Film Institute in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 100 students. The full-time enrollment at Seattle Film Institute is 95 and the part-time enrollment is 5.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
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 Seattle Film Institute was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Seattle Film Institute had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    61 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    14 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    8 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Seattle Film Institute is 61% White, 14% Black or African American, 8% Two or More Races, 7% Hispanic or Latino, 3% Asian, 3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1% 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 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% 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 (2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from Seattle Film Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Seattle Film Institute is white (23 degrees awarded). There were 5.75 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (4 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Seattle Film Institute is Cinematography & Film Production (16 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Seattle Film Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (31 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 Seattle Film Institute 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 Seattle Film Institute in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (31 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 Seattle Film Institute are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Seattle Film Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (31 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 Seattle Film Institute 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 Seattle Film Institute are Visual & Performing Arts (31 degrees awarded) (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 Seattle Film Institute.
Most Common (2022)
16 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Seattle Film Institute was Cinematography & Film Production with 16 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

18
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
13
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Seattle Film Institute, which is 1.38 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (13).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Seattle Film Institute in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 1.5 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Seattle Film Institute in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 0.667 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 (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Seattle Film Institute is Male and White (80% graduation rate). Across all , 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
    23 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    4 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Seattle Film Institute is white (23 degrees awarded). There were 5.75 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (4 degrees).

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
    15 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Seattle Film Institute is white male (15 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (8 degrees).

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Operations

Seattle Film Institute employs 2 Instructors. Most academics at Seattle Film Institute are Male Instructor (1), and Female Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Seattle Film Institute are: Management, with 3 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 2 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.02M
2022 Salaries
22.8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Seattle Film Institute paid a median of $1.02M in salaries, a 22.8% growth from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$133k
Instructional Salaries
2
Number of Employees

In 2022, Seattle Film Institute paid a total of $133k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 13% of all salaries paid.

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

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Seattle Film Institute was Instructor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Seattle Film Institute were Management with 3 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 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 Seattle Film Institute was Male Instructor with 1 employees, and Female Instructor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Seattle Film Institute.

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