Bethesda University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,875
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$18,561
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
16.7%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
397
84.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
17.5%
10 Graduates

About

Bethesda University is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bethesda University were General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees awarded), Pastoral Studies & Counseling (6 degrees), and Biblical Studies (4 degrees).

In 2019, 80 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bethesda University. 50% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (21 degrees), 3.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethesda University is $7,875, which is $−6,625 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethesda University is $7,875, which is $−6,625 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,561.

In 2019, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 27% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,875
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Bethesda University was $7,875. The cost of tuition at Bethesda University is $−6,625 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$18,561
2019 Value
30.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Bethesda University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,561. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Bethesda University grew by 30.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,097
Room and Board
$400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bethesda University was of $10,097 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $400. The cost of room and board increased by 1.8% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
27%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Bethesda University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 3.28% with respect to 2018, when 61% 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.
16.7%
2017 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Bethesda University was 16.7%, which represents 5 out of the 30 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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Enrollment

Bethesda University has a total enrollment of 397 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethesda University is 336 students and the part-time enrollment is 61. This means that 84.6% of students enrolled at Bethesda University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bethesda University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16.1% Asian, 9.07% Hispanic or Latino, 8.82% Black or African American, 4.28% White, 1.51% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Bethesda University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (12.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (7.34%) and Asian Female (5.96%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (8.47%), followed by Asian Male (6.78%) and Black or African American Male (2.54%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bethesda University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 397 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethesda University is 336 and the part-time enrollment is 61. This means that 84.6% of students enrolled at Bethesda University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

43%
2019 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 43%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Bethesda University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    64
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    36
  3. Black or African American
    35

The enrolled student population at Bethesda University is 16.1% Asian, 9.07% Hispanic or Latino, 8.82% Black or African American, 4.28% White, 1.51% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 0 more women than men received degrees from Bethesda University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bethesda University is asian (21 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bethesda University is General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees awarded), followed by Pastoral Studies & Counseling (6 degrees) and Biblical Studies (4 degrees).

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 (19 degrees awarded), Business (51 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,639,831 people), Accountants & auditors (1,018,786 people), Other managers (876,306 people), Software developers (654,212 people), and Secondary school teachers (590,592 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethesda University are Theology (19 degrees awarded), Business (51 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees), Education (5 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 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 Bethesda University are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Architectural & engineering managers, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Bethesda University are Theology (19 degrees awarded), Business (51 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees), Education (5 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 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 Bethesda University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,239,595 people), Computer Systems Design (1,048,969 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (681,559 people), Banking & related activities (574,380 people), and Insurance carriers (495,010 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethesda University are Theology (19 degrees awarded), Business (51 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees), Education (5 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 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 Bethesda University.
Most Common
  1. 24 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 6 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 4 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bethesda University was General Business Administration & Management with 24 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

40
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
40
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Bethesda University, which is 1 times approximately the same the number of degrees awarded to females (40).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Bethesda University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.04 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Bethesda University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.962 times less than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 9% of students graduating from Bethesda University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bethesda University is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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. Asian
    21 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bethesda University is asian (21 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 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. Asian Female
    13 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bethesda University is asian female (13 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (8 degrees).

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Operations

Bethesda University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNM%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Bethesda University had a total salary expenditure of $2.97M. Bethesda University employs 8 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Bethesda University are Male No academic ranks (7), Female No academic ranks(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethesda University are: Management, with 3 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Bethesda University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Bethesda University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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. $400k - Federal
  2. $78.7k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Bethesda University received $400k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $78.7k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.38M
2019 Salaries
17.5%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Bethesda University paid a median of $1.38M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($2.97M) and a 17.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.5% growth from 2017 and a 21.8% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$200k
Instructional Salaries
8
Number of Employees

In 2019, Bethesda University paid a total of $200k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bethesda University were No academic rank with 8 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethesda University were Management with 3 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bethesda University was Male No academic rank with 7 employees, Female No academic rank with 1 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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