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SAE Expression College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about SAE Expression College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is SAE Expression College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

SAE Expression College was awarded 10 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is visual and performing arts.

Overall Quality

SAE Expression College landed the #1,138 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 116 colleges in California, SAE Expression College is ranked at #92.

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Is It Hard to Get Into SAE Expression College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into SAE Expression College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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SAE Expression College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, SAE Expression College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at SAE Expression College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at SAE Expression College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at SAE Expression College is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at SAE Expression College for first-time, full-time students is 44%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  44 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at SAE Expression College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 603 full-time undergraduates at SAE Expression College.

SAE Expression College 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 SAE Expression College is 65.96 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  65.96 out of 100
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How Much Does SAE Expression College Cost?

The overall average net price of SAE Expression College is $29,189. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 SAE Expression College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At SAE Expression College, approximately 88% of students took out student loans averaging $10,082 a year. That adds up to $40,328 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SAE Expression College is 15.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do SAE Expression College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from SAE Expression College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $48,400 in their early years. This is good news for future SAE Expression College graduates since it is 22% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of SAE Expression College

Located in Emeryville, California, SAE Expression College is a private for-profit institution. Emeryville is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of SAE Expression College

Contact details for SAE Expression College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6601 Shellmond St, Emeryville, CA 94608
Phone: 510-654-2934

SAE Expression College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Audiovisual Communications 29 $28,800
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16 $22,300
Graphic Communications 12 $35,900
Design & Applied Arts 7 $17,900
Computer Software & Applications 1 $44,000
Arts & Media Management 0 NA

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This is a decrease from the 345 students who took online classes the previous year.

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Notes and References


*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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