Montserrat College of Art

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,200
4.02% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$34,280
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.73%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
296
95.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.5%
56 Graduates

About

Montserrat College of Art is a higher education institution located in Essex County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Montserrat College of Art were Illustration (25 degrees awarded), General Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Other Film & Photographic Arts (11 degrees).

In 2022, 74 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Montserrat College of Art. 77% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (40 degrees), 4.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Montserrat College of Art is $36,200, which is $21,259 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Montserrat College of Art is $36,200, which is $21,259 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 $34,280.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Montserrat College of Art received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$36,200
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Montserrat College of Art was $36,200. The cost of tuition at Montserrat College of Art is $21,259 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$34,280
2022 Value
2.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Montserrat College of Art had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $34,280. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Montserrat College of Art grew by 2.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,600
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Montserrat College of Art was of $13,600 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.26% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.88% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Montserrat College of Art received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 100% 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.
2.73%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Montserrat College of Art was 2.73%, which represents 3 out of the 110 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Montserrat College of Art had a total enrollment of 296 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Montserrat College of Art is 283 students and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 95.6% of students enrolled at Montserrat College of Art are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Montserrat College of Art, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.4% White, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 3.38% Black or African American, 2.36% Asian, 1.01% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.338% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Montserrat College of Art in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.3%), followed by White Male (12.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.89%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Montserrat College of Art in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 296 students. The full-time enrollment at Montserrat College of Art is 283 and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 95.6% of students enrolled at Montserrat College of Art are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
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 Montserrat College of Art was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Montserrat College of Art had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    158 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    36 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    11 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Montserrat College of Art is 53.4% White, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 3.38% Black or African American, 2.36% Asian, 1.01% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.338% 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 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, 66 students (22.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 40 more women than men received degrees from Montserrat College of Art. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Montserrat College of Art is white (40 degrees awarded). There were 4.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Montserrat College of Art is Illustration (25 degrees awarded), followed by General Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees) and Other Film & Photographic Arts (11 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Montserrat College of Art, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (7 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (54 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Montserrat College of Art are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,622,486 people), Secondary school teachers (484,697 people), Education administrators (266,219 people), Special education teachers (190,619 people), and Other managers (182,194 people).

The most specialized majors at Montserrat College of Art in 2022 are Communication Technologies (7 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (54 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Education (2 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 Montserrat College of Art are Surgeons, Physicians, Financial examiners, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Montserrat College of Art are Communication Technologies (7 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (54 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Education (2 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 Montserrat College of Art are Elementary & secondary schools (2,851,287 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (340,520 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (216,642 people), Computer Systems Design (147,378 people), and Child day care services (107,867 people).

The most specialized majors at Montserrat College of Art are Communication Technologies (7 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (54 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), and Education (2 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 Montserrat College of Art.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 25 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Montserrat College of Art was Illustration with 25 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

17
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
57
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Montserrat College of Art, which is 0.298 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (57).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Montserrat College of Art in Illustration, which is 0.25 times less than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Montserrat College of Art in Illustration, which is 4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 52% of students graduating from Montserrat College of Art completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Montserrat College of Art is Female and Black or African American (100% 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
    40 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Montserrat College of Art is white (40 degrees awarded). There were 4.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

24.3% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    33 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    7 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Montserrat College of Art is white female (33 degrees awarded). There were 4.71 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (7 degrees).

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Operations

Montserrat College of Art has an endowment valued at nearly $2.86M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−19.8%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Montserrat College of Art had a total salary expenditure of 11.3M. Montserrat College of Art employs 13 Professors, 4 Associate professors and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at Montserrat College of Art are Male Professor (7), Female Professor (6), and Female Associate professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montserrat College of Art are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 19 employees, Management, with 6 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

Endowment

$2.86M
2022 Endowment
7.2%
decline from 2021

Montserrat College of Art has an endowment valued at about $2.86M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Montserrat College of Art declined 7.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.78M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$5.19M
2022 Salaries
1.28%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Montserrat College of Art paid a median of $5.19M in salaries, which represents 46% of their overall expenditure ($11.3M) and a 1.28% 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

$1.19M
Instructional Salaries
20
Number of Employees

In 2022, Montserrat College of Art paid a total of $1.19M to 20 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.9% 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
13 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Montserrat College of Art were Professor with 13 employees, Associate professor with 4 employees, and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Montserrat College of Art were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees, Management with 6 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Montserrat College of Art was Male Professor with 7 employees, Female Professor with 6 employees, and Female Associate professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Montserrat College of Art.

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