Consumer Information

NewSchool of Architecture & Design provides this consumer information about diversity, graduation rates, student financial aid, job placement, articulation agreements and plans for academic program improvement to prospective and current students.

Student Body Diversity

Student body diversity for Fall 2017 as reported in IPEDS. Fall 2017 enrollment was 554 students.

Female 35%
Male 65%

American Indian or Alaskan Native 0%
Asian 7%
Black or African American 3%
Hispanic/Latino 28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
White 26%
Two or more races 3%
Race and ethnicity unknown 3%
Non-resident alien 30%

Student Financial Aid
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients 49%
Full-time, First-time Students Receiving any Financial Aid 50%

Undergraduate Retention Rate Information

The retention rate of first-time, full-time bachelor’s degree-seeking students entering the institution during the Fall 2016 term as reported to IPEDS is 72%.

Initial Fall 2016 Cohort 36
Cohort students still enrolled in Fall 2017 26
Fall 2016 Cohort Retention Rate 72%

Undergraduate Graduation Information

These tables report the graduation rate within 6 year for first-time, full-time, degree-seeking, undergraduate students who began their Bachelor’s degree programs in Fall 2011. The Bachelor of Architecture is a 5 year program.

Graduation Rate for Fall 2011 Cohort
Female 33%
Male 31%
Nonresident alien 100%
American Indian or Alaskan Native n/a
Asian 25%
Black or African American n/a
Hispanic/Latino 33%
White 29%
Two or More Races n/a
Race/ethnicity unknown 67%
Overall 39%

Type of Employment by Graduates by Subject

Subject Type of Employment
Architectural and Engineering Managers
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
Construction Management
Construction Managers
Construction and Related Workers
Graphic Design & Interactive Media
Multimedia Artists and Animators
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
Graphic Designers
Art Director
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Film and Video Editors
Interior Architecture & Design
Interior Designers
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

Job Placement by Academic Program: July 2016 to June 2017 Cohort

Number of Graduates Graduates Available for Employment (1) In-field or Related Field Placement Rate (2)
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture 8 7 88%
Bachelor of Arts in Game Art 3 0 0%
Bachelor of Arts in Product Design 2 2 100%
Bachelor of Architecture 62 56 90%
Bachelor of Interior Architecture & Design 4 3 75%
Bachelor of Science in Construction Management 6 6 100%
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design & Interactive Media n/a n/a n/a
Master of Science in Architecture 9 8 89%
Master of Architecture (range from 1 to 3 years) 21 18 86%
Executive Masters of Architecture 1 1 100%
Master of Construction Management 11 9 82%
All Programs 127 110 87%

*This program is new. Therefore, the number of students who graduated and the number of students who are placed are unknown at this time.

(1) “Graduates available for employment” means the number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for employment. “Graduates unavailable for employment” means graduates who, after graduation, die, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution.

(2) Placement Rate is calculated by dividing the number of graduates gainfully employed in the field by the number of graduates available for employment.

Current Articulation Agreements

NewSchool of Architecture & Design has transfer agreements and transfer guides with:

  • West Valley College
  • Cuesta College

NewSchool of Architecture & Design has transfer guides with:

  • Mesa College
  • Southwestern College
  • Palomar College
  • ELAC
  • Fullerton College
  • Allan Hancock College
  • Bakersfield College
  • College of the Sequoias
  • Cosumnes River College
  • Fresno City College
  • Truckee Meadows CC
  • Chabot College
  • Diablo Valley College
  • College of the Desert
  • Orange Coast College
  • Saddleback College
  • MiraCosta College
  • Glendale Community College
  • Los Angeles Pierce College

Plans for Academic Program Improvement

NewSchool of Architecture & Design’s program improvement plans are linked to assessment of student learning outcomes. The campus has developed an annual assessment cycle and a Five Year program review model for campus-wide and program-specific that focused on student learning outcomes.

Last updated: May 2018