About Mission, Licensing, Accreditation, Outcomes

Mission, Licensing, Accreditation, Outcomes

MISSION

Tribeca Flashpoint College is committed to the advancement of higher learning in the fields of media arts and sciences. Our collaborative, hands-on, intensive approach prepares students to become industry professionals through the mastery of contemporary tools, techniques, and business practices. Through exposure to the latest technical developments and trends, we develop critical thinkers and problem-solvers in an experiential environment.

Utilizing media professionals and client-based projects transforms the classroom and erases the boundary between institution and industry, culminating in career-ready graduates who define the standards of a 21st century media arts professional.

LICENSING & ACCREDITATION

Flashpoint, The Academy of Media Arts and Sciences (d/b/a), Tribeca Flashpoint College, has received degree-granting authority and approval to operate in Illinois from the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).

The Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza
Suite 333
Springfield, IL 62701-1377
Main Phone: 217-782-2551

In addition, this Institution is authorized by

The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
101 W. Ohio St., Suite 670
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984

In order to file a complaint with the Illinois Board of Higher Education, please use the following link
http://complaints.ibhe.org/

The Institution is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award academic associate and bachelor’s degrees. The Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

ACICS

750 First Street, NE, Suite 980
Washington, DC 20002-4241
Phone: 202-336-6780

OutComes

YEARS20152014201320122011

RETENTION RATE

77%


83%


83%


93%


86%


AAS, Film + Broadcast82%87%81%93%86%
AAS, Recording Arts75%82%82%97%83%
AAS, Animation + Visual Effects75%76%95%93%83%
AAS, Game + Interactive Media78%78%82%91%91%
AAS, Design + Visual Communication69%88%91%N/AN/A
YEARS20152014201320122011

PLACEMENT RATE

79%


75%


71%


76%


77%


AAS, Film + Broadcast91%84%78%63%69%
AAS, Recording Arts84%84%78%63%69%
AAS, Animation + Visual Effects73%72%74%80%88%
AAS, Game + Interactive Media44%44%46%62% 65%
AAS, Design + Visual Communication 100% 100%91%N/AN/A

GRADUATION RATE

66%

70%

71.6%

70%

68%

Retention rate is the percentage of students entering one fall who are still enrolled the following fall. The retention rate population for federal reporting purposes is carefully defined as new college students (first-time freshmen) enrolled in a degree-seeking program.

Graduation rates measure the percentage of first-time students who complete their program within 150% of the expected time.

Placement rate measures the percentage of graduates who find employment after graduation. See also: definition of placement. definition of placement