Baptist University of the Americas

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,520

12.4% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,358

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

11.4%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

231

67.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

26.7%

8 Graduates

About

Baptist University of the Americas is a higher education institution located in Bexar County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Baptist University of the Americas were Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (9 degrees awarded), General Music (9 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (8 degrees).

In 2016, 36 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baptist University of the Americas. 50% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (29 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baptist University of the Americas is $5,520, which is $-8,451 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Baptist University of the Americas is $5,520, which is $-8,451 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,358.

In 2016, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,520

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Baptist University of the Americas was $5,520. The cost of tuition at Baptist University of the Americas is $-8,451 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$9,358

2016 Value

16.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Baptist University of the Americas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,358. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Baptist University of the Americas grew by 16.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,100

Room and Board

$600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baptist University of the Americas was of $8,100 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

11%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Baptist University of the Americas received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 12.1% with respect to 2015, when 99% 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.

11.4%

2015 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Baptist University of the Americas was 11.4%, which represents 5 out of the 44 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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Admissions

Baptist University of the Americas received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 231 students enrolled at Baptist University of the Americas in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baptist University of the Americas has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Baptist University of the Americas was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Baptist University of the Americas in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Baptist University of the Americas has a total enrollment of 231 students. The full-time enrollment at Baptist University of the Americas is 156 students and the part-time enrollment is 75. This means that 67.5% of students enrolled at Baptist University of the Americas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baptist University of the Americas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.2% Hispanic or Latino, 5.63% White, 1.73% Asian, 1.3% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Baptist University of the Americas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (29.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (26.9%) and Asian Male (1.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baptist University of the Americas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 231 students. The full-time enrollment at Baptist University of the Americas is 156 and the part-time enrollment is 75. This means that 67.5% of students enrolled at Baptist University of the Americas are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

2016 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 Baptist University of the Americas was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Baptist University of the Americas had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    153

  2. White

    13

  3. Asian

    4

The enrolled student population at Baptist University of the Americas is 66.2% Hispanic or Latino, 5.63% White, 1.73% Asian, 1.3% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 0 more women than men received degrees from Baptist University of the Americas. The majority of degree recipients at Baptist University of the Americas are hispanic or latino (29 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baptist University of the Americas is Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (9 degrees awarded), followed by General Music (9 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (8 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Baptist University of the Americas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (9 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (9 degrees).

Workforce

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 Baptist University of the Americas are Accountants & auditors (1,090,471 people), Miscellaneous managers (781,059 people), Financial managers (428,289 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (351,269 people), and Chief executives & legislators (336,075 people).

The most specialized majors at Baptist University of the Americas are Theology (9 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (9 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Business (8 degrees).

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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 Baptist University of the Americas are Physicians & surgeons, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at Baptist University of the Americas are Theology (9 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (9 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Business (8 degrees).

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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 Baptist University of the Americas are Elementary & secondary schools (709,161 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (545,478 people), Banking & related activities (492,427 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (478,051 people), and Computer Systems Design (459,390 people).

The most specialized majors at Baptist University of the Americas are Theology (9 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (9 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), and Business (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Baptist University of the Americas.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baptist University of the Americas was Other Theological & Ministerial Studies with 9 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 18

  2. 18

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Baptist University of the Americas, which is 1 times approximately the same the number of degrees awarded to females (18).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Baptist University of the Americas in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 3.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 6 degrees were awarded to women at Baptist University of the Americas in Spanish Language & Literature, which is 6 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

22%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 13% of students graduating from Baptist University of the Americas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (36.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Baptist University of the Americas is Female and Hispanic or Latino (36.4% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    29 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baptist University of the Americas is hispanic or latino (29 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    16 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    13 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Baptist University of the Americas is hispanic or latino female (16 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (13 degrees).

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Operations

Baptist University of the Americas has an endowment valued at nearly $3.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $56.2k (1.76%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Baptist University of the Americas had a total expenditure of $4.29M. Of that $4.29M, they spent $1.93M on salaries and $4.29M on benefits.

Baptist University of the Americas employs 4 Assistant professors, 3 Instructors, and 2 Professors. Most academics at Baptist University of the Americas are Female Instructors (3), Male Assistant professors(3), and Male Professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baptist University of the Americas are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 9 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 6 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.2M

2015 Endowment

0.734%

growth from 2014

Baptist University of the Americas has an endowment valued at about $3.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Baptist University of the Americas grew 0.734% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.39M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Baptist University of the Americas received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$1.93M

Salary Expenditure

$4.29M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Baptist University of the Americas had a total expenditure of $4.29M. Of that $4.29M, they spent $1.93M on salaries and $4.29M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$1.93M

2015 Salaries

14.3%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Baptist University of the Americas paid a median of $1.93M in salaries, which represents 44.8% of their overall expenditure ($4.29M) and a 14.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 26.1% growth from 2013 and a 8.11% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$440k

Instructional Salaries

10

Number of Employees

In 2015, Baptist University of the Americas paid a total of $440k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

4 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

9 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baptist University of the Americas were Assistant professor with 4 employees; Instructor with 3 employees; and Instructor with 2 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baptist University of the Americas were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baptist University of the Americas was Female Instructor with 3 employees, Male Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Male Professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Baptist University of the Americas.

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