Grace Christian University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,150
3.18% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$12,683
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
100%
701 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,097
66.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
11.6%
10 Graduates

About

Grace Christian University is a higher education institution located in Kent County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Grace Christian University were General Human Services (26 degrees awarded), Lay Ministry (20 degrees), and Biblical Studies (10 degrees).

In 2019, 161 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Grace Christian University. 57.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (105 degrees), 4.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Grace Christian University is $13,150, which is $661 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Grace Christian University is $13,150, which is $661 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,683.

In 2019, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,150
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Grace Christian University was $13,150. The cost of tuition at Grace Christian University is $661 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$12,683
2019 Value
2.75%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Grace Christian University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,683. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Grace Christian University grew by 2.75%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,350
Room and Board
$600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Grace Christian University was of $7,350 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. 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

79%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
76%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Grace Christian University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.28% with respect to 2018, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Grace Christian University received 701 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 17.8% annual decline. Out of those 701 applicants, 701 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 1,097 students enrolled at Grace Christian University in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Grace Christian University has an overall enrollment yield of 18%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
701
Accepted Out of 701

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Grace Christian University was 100% (701 admissions from 701 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 28.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −17.8%, while admissions grew by 190%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Grace Christian University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Grace Christian University has a total enrollment of 1,097 students. The full-time enrollment at Grace Christian University is 726 students and the part-time enrollment is 371. This means that 66.2% of students enrolled at Grace Christian University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Grace Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.1% White, 20% Black or African American, 7.75% Hispanic or Latino, 3.01% Two or More Races, 1.82% Asian, 0.456% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0912% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Grace Christian University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.3%), followed by White Male (27.7%) and Black or African American Female (10.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30%), followed by White Male (23.3%) and Black or African American Male (20%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Grace Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,097 students. The full-time enrollment at Grace Christian University is 726 and the part-time enrollment is 371. This means that 66.2% of students enrolled at Grace Christian University are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
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 Grace Christian University was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Grace Christian University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    593
  2. Black or African American
    219
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    85

The enrolled student population at Grace Christian University is 54.1% White, 20% Black or African American, 7.75% Hispanic or Latino, 3.01% Two or More Races, 1.82% Asian, 0.456% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0912% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 23 more women than men received degrees from Grace Christian University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Grace Christian University is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 4.04 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (26 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Grace Christian University is General Human Services (26 degrees awarded), followed by Lay Ministry (20 degrees) and Biblical Studies (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Grace Christian University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (75 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (8 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 Grace Christian University are Accountants & auditors (997,957 people), Other managers (786,904 people), Financial managers (502,974 people), Chief executives & legislators (391,981 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (298,335 people).

The most specialized majors at Grace Christian University are Theology (75 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), and Business (17 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 Grace Christian University are Surgeons, Physicians, Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Grace Christian University are Theology (75 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), and Business (17 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 Grace Christian University are Elementary & secondary schools (768,318 people), Computer Systems Design (533,859 people), Banking & related activities (499,740 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (497,712 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (430,485 people).

The most specialized majors at Grace Christian University are Theology (75 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), and Business (17 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 Grace Christian University.
Most Common
  1. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 10 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Grace Christian University was General Human Services with 26 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

69
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
92
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Grace Christian University, which is 0.75 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (92).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Grace Christian University in Lay Ministry, which is 0.964 times less than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 39 degrees were awarded to women at Grace Christian University in General Human Services, which is 4.88 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 29% of students graduating from Grace Christian University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Grace Christian University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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. White
    105 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Grace Christian University is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 4.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (26 degrees).

6.21% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    59 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Grace Christian University is white female (59 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (46 degrees).

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Operations

Grace Christian 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 $111k (NaNk%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Grace Christian University had a total salary expenditure of $14M. Grace Christian University employs 9 Assistant professors, 6 Professors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Grace Christian University are Male Assistant professors (8), Male Professors(5), and Female Associate professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grace Christian University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 13 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Grace Christian University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Grace Christian University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.8M - Federal
  2. $714k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Grace Christian University received $2.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $714k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.49M
2019 Salaries
11.2%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Grace Christian University paid a median of $5.49M in salaries, which represents 39.1% of their overall expenditure ($14M) and a 11.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.4% growth from 2017 and a 6.63% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$975k
Instructional Salaries
21
Number of Employees

In 2019, Grace Christian University paid a total of $975k to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Grace Christian University were Assistant professor with 9 employees; Professor with 6 employees; and Professor with 6 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grace Christian University were Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 13 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Grace Christian University was Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, Male Professor with 5 employees, and Female Associate professor with 4 employees.

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

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