SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,145
52.4% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,155
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.38%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,556
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
42.6%
380 Graduates

About

SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is a higher education institution located in Davidson County, TN. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville were Recording Arts Technology (389 degrees awarded) and Other Arts, Entertainment, & Media Management (12 degrees).

In 2022, 617 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville. 15.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 84.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (328 degrees), 2.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (120 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is $15,145, which is $7,033 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is $15,145, which is $7,033 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,155.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,145
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville was $15,145. The cost of tuition at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is $7,033 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$20,155
2022 Value
26.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,155. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville grew by 26.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,000
Room and Board
$1,399
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville was of $10,000 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,399. The cost of books and supplies increased by Infinityk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 25% 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.
5.38%
2019 Default Rate
53
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville was 5.38%, which represents 53 out of the 985 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville had a total enrollment of 1,556 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is 1,556 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.7% Black or African American, 17.7% Hispanic or Latino, 15.7% White, 6.17% Two or More Races, 0.578% Asian, 0.514% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.257% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (46.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.2%) and White Male (13.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,556 students. The full-time enrollment at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is 1,556 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2021 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 SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    867 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    276 enrolled students
  3. White
    245 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is 55.7% Black or African American, 17.7% Hispanic or Latino, 15.7% White, 6.17% Two or More Races, 0.578% Asian, 0.514% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.257% 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 Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 49 students (3.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 423 fewer women than men received degrees from SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is black or african american (328 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (120 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is Recording Arts Technology (389 degrees awarded), followed by Other Arts, Entertainment, & Media Management (12 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (560 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (57 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 SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville are Graphic designers (96,567 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (80,082 people), Other managers (79,954 people), Other designers (58,193 people), and Postsecondary teachers (56,687 people).

The most specialized majors at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville in 2022 are Communication Technologies (560 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (57 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 SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville are Communication Technologies (560 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (57 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 SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville are Elementary & secondary schools (178,261 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (123,559 people), Computer Systems Design (77,796 people), Specialized design services (59,722 people), and Motion pictures & video industries (51,336 people).

The most specialized majors at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville are Communication Technologies (560 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (57 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 SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 389 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville was Recording Arts Technology with 389 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

520
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
97
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 520 degrees were awarded to men at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville, which is 5.36 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (97).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 478 degrees were awarded to men at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville in Recording Arts Technology, which is 5.83 times more than the 82 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 82 degrees were awarded to men at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville in Recording Arts Technology, which is 0.172 times less than the 478 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 (60.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is Male and White (60.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, 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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.37% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    328 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    120 degrees awarded
  3. White
    105 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is black or african american (328 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (120 degrees).

4.21% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Male
    281 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    105 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville is black or african american male (281 degrees awarded). There were 2.68 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (105 degrees).

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Operations

SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville employs 13 Instructors. Most academics at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville are Male Instructor (12), and Female Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 16 employees, Management, with 6 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$9.86M
2022 Salaries
924%
growth from 2021

In 2022, SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville paid a median of $9.86M in salaries, a 924% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$701k
Instructional Salaries
13
Number of Employees

In 2022, SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville paid a total of $701k to 13 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.11% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville was Instructor with 13 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees, Management with 6 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5 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 SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville was Male Instructor with 12 employees, and Female Instructor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville.

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