Bastyr University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$24,609

1.7% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

1.87%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

1,247

84.8% Full-Time

About

Bastyr University is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bastyr University were Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (12 degrees awarded), Culinary Science (11 degrees), and Other Psychology (10 degrees).

In 2016, 371 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bastyr University. 81.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 18.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (262 degrees), 7.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (33 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bastyr University is $24,609, which is $10,638 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bastyr University is $24,609, which is $10,638 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2016, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,609

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Bastyr University was $24,609. The cost of tuition at Bastyr University is $10,638 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

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1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

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Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Bastyr University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 17.1% with respect to 2015, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.87%

2015 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Bastyr University was 1.87%, which represents 5 out of the 267 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

Bastyr University 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 1,247 students enrolled at Bastyr University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

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Enrollment

Bastyr University has a total enrollment of 1,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Bastyr University is 1,057 students and the part-time enrollment is 190. This means that 84.8% of students enrolled at Bastyr University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bastyr University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.5% White, 8.66% Asian, 6.74% Two or More Races, 5.29% Black or African American, 3.45% Hispanic or Latino, 3.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.28% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Bastyr University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (58.5%), followed by White Male (10.2%) and Asian Female (7.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (52.7%), followed by White Male (7.83%) and Asian Female (7.38%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bastyr University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Bastyr University is 1,057 and the part-time enrollment is 190. This means that 84.8% of students enrolled at Bastyr University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Bastyr University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Bastyr University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    779

  2. Asian

    108

  3. Two or More Races

    84

The enrolled student population at Bastyr University is 62.5% White, 8.66% Asian, 6.74% Two or More Races, 5.29% Black or African American, 3.45% Hispanic or Latino, 3.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.28% 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, 67 students (5.37%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 231 more women than men received degrees from Bastyr University. The majority of degree recipients at Bastyr University are white (262 degrees awarded). There were 7.94 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (33 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bastyr University is Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (12 degrees awarded), followed by Culinary Science (11 degrees) and Other Psychology (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bastyr University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (100 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), and Health (227 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 Bastyr University are Registered nurses (1,309,472 people), Miscellaneous managers (216,898 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (208,670 people), Physicians & surgeons (191,763 people), and Counselors (190,129 people).

The most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Interdisciplinary Studies (100 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), Health (227 degrees), Psychology (25 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (11 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 Bastyr University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Interdisciplinary Studies (100 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), Health (227 degrees), Psychology (25 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (11 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 Bastyr University are Hospitals (1,651,476 people), Elementary & secondary schools (563,610 people), Outpatient care centers (323,284 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (296,342 people), and Offices of physicians (220,871 people).

The most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Interdisciplinary Studies (100 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), Health (227 degrees), Psychology (25 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (11 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 12 degrees awarded

  2. 11 degrees awarded

  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bastyr University was Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine with 12 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 70

  2. 301

In 2016, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Bastyr University, which is 0.233 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (301).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Bastyr University in Naturopathic Medicine, which is 0.363 times less than the 102 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 102 degrees were awarded to women at Bastyr University in Naturopathic Medicine, which is 2.76 times more than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    262 degrees awarded

  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    33 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bastyr University is white (262 degrees awarded). There were 7.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (33 degrees).

4.85% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    215 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bastyr University is white female (215 degrees awarded). There were 4.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (47 degrees).

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Operations

Bastyr University has an endowment valued at nearly $3.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $76k (2.3%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Bastyr University had a total expenditure of $40.3M. Of that $40.3M, they spent $21.2M on salaries and $40.3M on benefits.

Bastyr University employs 16 Associate professors, 15 Assistant professors, and 5 Professors. Most academics at Bastyr University are Female Associate professors (10), Female Assistant professors(10), and Male Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bastyr University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Service, with 35 employees, and Management with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.3M

2015 Endowment

0.497%

growth from 2014

Bastyr University has an endowment valued at about $3.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Bastyr University grew 0.497% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.28M 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: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.45M - Federal

  2. $75.8k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Bastyr University received $1.45M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $75.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$21.2M

Salary Expenditure

$40.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Bastyr University had a total expenditure of $40.3M. Of that $40.3M, they spent $21.2M on salaries and $40.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$21.2M

2015 Salaries

10.2%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Bastyr University paid a median of $21.2M in salaries, which represents 52.5% of their overall expenditure ($40.3M) and a 10.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.47% growth from 2013 and a 6.74% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.68M

Instructional Salaries

47

Number of Employees

In 2015, Bastyr University paid a total of $3.68M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.4% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

41 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bastyr University were Associate professor with 16 employees; Assistant professor with 15 employees; and Assistant professor with 5 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bastyr University were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; Service with 35 employees; and Management with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bastyr University was Female Associate professor with 10 employees, Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Male Associate professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Bastyr University.

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