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Compass College of Cinematic Arts Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Compass College of Cinematic Arts Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Compass College of Cinematic Arts was awarded 2 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Compass College of Cinematic Arts was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Compass College of Cinematic Arts?

Acceptance Rate

Compass College of Cinematic Arts has an acceptance rate of 79%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 43% of students accepted to Compass College of Cinematic Arts submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 610. Math scores were between 430 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Compass College of Cinematic Arts  ( 470 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Compass College of Cinematic Arts  ( 430 to 560 )
200
800
Compass College of Cinematic Arts received ACT scores from 47% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Compass College of Cinematic Arts  ( 18 to 24 )
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36

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Compass College of Cinematic Arts Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Compass College of Cinematic Arts, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Compass College of Cinematic Arts is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100
0
100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Compass College of Cinematic Arts

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 76% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Compass College of Cinematic Arts enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100
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100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Compass College of Cinematic Arts

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 93 undergraduates at Compass College of Cinematic Arts with 77 being full-time and 16 being part-time.

Compass College of Cinematic Arts Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Compass College of Cinematic Arts is 22.00 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  22.00 out of 100
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How Much Does Compass College of Cinematic Arts Cost?

The overall average net price of Compass College of Cinematic Arts is $23,330. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Compass College of Cinematic Arts

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,910 $19,959 $24,180 $25,464 $28,063

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Compass College of Cinematic Arts, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Compass College of Cinematic Arts, approximately 86% of students took out student loans averaging $11,392 a year. That adds up to $45,568 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Compass College of Cinematic Arts is 2.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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Location of Compass College of Cinematic Arts

Compass College of Cinematic Arts is a private not-for-profit institution located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Compass College of Cinematic Arts

Contact details for Compass College of Cinematic Arts are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 41 Sheldon Blvd Se, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-988-1000
Website: compass.edu

Compass College of Cinematic Arts Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 39 NA

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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