Visible Music College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$20,000
2022 Average Net Price
$23,636
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
20.4%
294 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
230
95.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
24%
6 Graduates

About

Visible Music College is a higher education institution located in Shelby County, TN. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Visible Music College were Lay Ministry (25 degrees awarded), Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (22 degrees), and General Music Performance (14 degrees).

In 2022, 112 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Visible Music College. 50.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (60 degrees), 4.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Visible Music College is $20,000, which is $5,059 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Visible Music College is $20,000, which is $5,059 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 $23,636.

In 2022, 79% of undergraduate students attending Visible Music College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$20,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Visible Music College was $20,000. The cost of tuition at Visible Music College is $5,059 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$23,636
2022 Value
6.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Visible Music College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,636. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Visible Music College grew by 6.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,000
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at Visible Music College was of $6,000 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Visible Music College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 49.1% with respect to 2021, when 53% 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 Visible Music College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 35 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Visible Music College received 294 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 21% annual growth. Out of those 294 applicants, 60 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 20.4% acceptance rate.

There were 230 students enrolled at Visible Music College in 2022. 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Visible Music College has an overall enrollment yield of 75%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

20.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
60
Accepted Out of 294

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Visible Music College was 20.4% (60 admissions from 294 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 36.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 21%, while admissions declined by −32.6%..

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SAT Scores

14%
Submission Percentage (2022)
3
Scores Submitted (2022)

14% of enrolled first-time students at Visible Music College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Visible Music College had a total enrollment of 230 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Visible Music College is 219 students and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 95.2% of students enrolled at Visible Music College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Visible Music College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.9% White, 16.1% Black or African American, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.04% Asian, and 2.61% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Visible Music College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.9%), followed by White Male (23.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.27%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (50%), followed by White Female (21.4%) and Black or African American Male (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Visible Music College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 230 students. The full-time enrollment at Visible Music College is 219 and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 95.2% of students enrolled at Visible Music College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
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 Visible Music College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Visible Music College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

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

The enrolled student population at Visible Music College is 50.9% White, 16.1% Black or African American, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.04% Asian, and 2.61% Two or More Races. 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.

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, 13 students (5.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2 more women than men received degrees from Visible Music College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Visible Music College is white (60 degrees awarded). There were 4.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Visible Music College is Lay Ministry (25 degrees awarded), followed by Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (22 degrees) and General Music Performance (14 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Visible Music College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (26 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (54 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 degrees).

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 Visible Music College are Accountants & auditors (1,046,228 people), Other managers (830,946 people), Software developers (685,788 people), Financial managers (509,263 people), and Chief executives & legislators (415,749 people).

The most specialized majors at Visible Music College in 2022 are Theology (26 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (54 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (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 Visible Music College are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Visible Music College are Theology (26 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (54 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (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 Visible Music College are Computer Systems Design (1,093,546 people), Elementary & secondary schools (698,720 people), Banking & related activities (548,283 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (523,574 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (466,124 people).

The most specialized majors at Visible Music College are Theology (26 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (54 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (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 Visible Music College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 25 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Visible Music College was Lay Ministry with 25 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

55
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
57
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 55 degrees were awarded to men at Visible Music College, which is 0.965 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (57).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Visible Music College in Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design, which is 4.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Visible Music College in General Music Performance, which is 1.13 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
11%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 11% of students graduating from Visible Music College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 11% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Visible Music College is Male and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    60 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Visible Music College is white (60 degrees awarded). There were 4.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

17.9% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    32 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Visible Music College is white female (32 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (28 degrees).

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Operations

Visible Music College has an endowment valued at nearly $265k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−24.8%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Visible Music College had a total salary expenditure of 6.08M. Visible Music College employs 5 Professors, 5 Associate professors and 5 Assistant professors. Most academics at Visible Music College are Male Professor (4), Male Assistant professor (4), and Male Associate professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Visible Music College are: Management, with 6 employees, Sales and related, with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

Endowment

$265k
2022 Endowment
20.1%
decline from 2021

Visible Music College has an endowment valued at about $265k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Visible Music College declined 20.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.4M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.28M
2022 Salaries
1.27%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Visible Music College paid a median of $2.28M in salaries, which represents 37.5% of their overall expenditure ($6.08M) and a 1.27% 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

$728k
Instructional Salaries
15
Number of Employees

In 2022, Visible Music College paid a total of $728k to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 32% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
5 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Visible Music College were Professor with 5 employees, Associate professor with 5 employees, and Assistant professor with 5 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Visible Music College were Management with 6 employees, Sales and related with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Visible Music College was Male Professor with 4 employees, Male Assistant professor with 4 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Visible Music College.

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