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Institute of Production and Recording

Institute of Production and Recording is an Associate's college with 242 students located in Minneapolis, MN.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 242
Gender 90% Male / 10% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 64% Full Time / 36% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 48% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 67%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Ethnicity Unknown 4%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework



Popular Majors

Recording Arts Technology/Technician (82%), Music Management (17%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals to organize and manage music organizations, operations, facilities, and personnel. Includes instruction in business and financial management; marketing and fundraising; personnel management and labor relations; event promotion and management; music products merchandising; artist agency and promotion; music law; and applications to specific activities such as managing theaters, recording studios and companies, bands and other ensembles, individual artists, and music organizations.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Music Directors and Composers
Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.


A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the production of sound recordings as finished products or as components of film/video, broadcast, live, or mixed media productions. Includes instruction in sound equipment operation and maintenance; music, dialogue, and sound effects recording; sound track editing; dubbing and mixing; sound engineering; tape, disk, and CD production; digital recording and transmission; amplification and modulation; and working with producers, editors, directors, artists, and production managers.

Job Opportunities:

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems.
Sound Engineering Technicians
Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.

Administration & Faculty

Chief Financial Officer Kenneth McCarthy
CEO Terry Myhre
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 15
Student : Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 93 : 6
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 22/100

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Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $24,016 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $21,260
$30K-$48K $23,086
$48K-$75K $28,103
$75K-$110K $26,869
$110K+ $29,861

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $16,560, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,560 Same as On-Campus
Fees $2,985 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $5,148
Books $1,260 $1,260
Total (before financial aid) $20,805 $25,953

Students Receiving Aid

81% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 90% $5,160
Federal Scholarships/Grants 48% $5,118
Institutional Grants 54% $4,014
Other Federal Grants 15% $2,286
Other Loans 69% $16,895
Pell Grants 48% $4,423
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 31% $2,873
Student Loans 92% $17,714

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

53% of students graduated in six years.

63% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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