Bethesda University

Add Comparison
2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,680
2022 Average Net Price
$21,746
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.98%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
264
81.4% Full-Time

About

Bethesda University is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Bethesda University were General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees awarded), Divinity & Ministry (6 degrees), and Biblical Studies (1 degrees).

In 2022, 63 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bethesda University. 47.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (18 degrees), 3.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethesda University is $6,680, which is $−8,261 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Bethesda University is $6,680, which is $−8,262 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,746.

In 2022, 83% of undergraduate students attending Bethesda University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 21% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,680
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Bethesda University was $6,680. The cost of tuition at Bethesda University is $−8,262 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Bethesda University (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$21,746
2022 Value
17.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Bethesda University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,746. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Bethesda University grew by 17.6%.

This chart compares the average net price of Bethesda University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$10,539
Room and Board
$400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bethesda University was of $10,539 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Bethesda University (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
21%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Bethesda University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 124% with respect to 2021, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Bethesda University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.
6.98%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Bethesda University was 6.98%, which represents 3 out of the 43 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.

View Data
Save Image

Enrollment

Bethesda University had a total enrollment of 264 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Bethesda University is 215 students and the part-time enrollment is 49. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Bethesda University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bethesda University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.71% Asian, 7.58% Black or African American, 3.03% Two or More Races, 3.03% White, and 0.379% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bethesda University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (15.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (6.96%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (7.02%), followed by Asian Female (3.51%) and Black or African American Male (3.51%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bethesda University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 264 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethesda University is 215 and the part-time enrollment is 49. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Bethesda University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Bethesda University (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

18%
2022 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 Bethesda University was 18%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Bethesda University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Bethesda University (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    43 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    23 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    20 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Bethesda University is 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.71% Asian, 7.58% Black or African American, 3.03% Two or More Races, 3.03% White, and 0.379% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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, 1 students (0.379%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2022, 3 fewer women than men received degrees from Bethesda University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bethesda University is asian (18 degrees awarded). There were 3.6 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (5 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Bethesda University is General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees awarded), followed by Divinity & Ministry (6 degrees) and Biblical Studies (1 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Bethesda University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Business (39 degrees), and Education (7 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bethesda University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,764,864 people), Accountants & auditors (1,072,701 people), Other managers (894,055 people), Software developers (696,679 people), and Secondary school teachers (550,961 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethesda University in 2022 are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Business (39 degrees), Education (7 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

View Data
Save Image

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 Bethesda University are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Bethesda University are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Business (39 degrees), Education (7 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

View Data
Save Image

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 Bethesda University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,275,463 people), Computer Systems Design (1,124,221 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (698,547 people), Banking & related activities (575,604 people), and Construction (489,410 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethesda University are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Business (39 degrees), Education (7 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

View Data
Save Image

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bethesda University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 25 degrees awarded
  2. 6 degrees awarded
  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Bethesda University was General Business Administration & Management with 25 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from masters degree programs at Bethesda University according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

33
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
30
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Bethesda University, which is 1.1 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (30).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Bethesda University by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Bethesda University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.79 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Bethesda University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.56 times less than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

2%
100% Completion Time
2%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 2% of students graduating from Bethesda University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 2% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 4% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Bethesda University is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    18 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bethesda University is asian (18 degrees awarded). There were 3.6 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (5 degrees).

1.59% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Asian Female
    10 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bethesda University is asian female (10 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (8 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Bethesda University employs 4 No academic ranks. Most academics at Bethesda University are Male No academic rank (2), and Female No academic rank (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethesda University are: Management, with 9 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.45M
2022 Salaries
14.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Bethesda University paid a median of $1.45M in salaries, a 14.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$208k
Instructional Salaries
4
Number of Employees

In 2022, Bethesda University paid a total of $208k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bethesda University was No academic rank with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethesda University were Management with 9 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bethesda University was Male No academic rank with 2 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Bethesda University.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart