Kuyper College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,370
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$18,853
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.45%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.7%
37 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
82
84.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
54.3%
19 Graduates

About

Kuyper College is a higher education institution located in Kent County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Kuyper College were Lay Ministry (10 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kuyper College. 54.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (21 degrees), 10.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kuyper College is $25,370, which is $−2,960 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Kuyper College is $25,370, which is $−2,960 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,853.

In 2022, 66% of undergraduate students attending Kuyper College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$25,370
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Kuyper College was $25,370. The cost of tuition at Kuyper College is $−2,960 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$18,853
2022 Value
5.36%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Kuyper College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,853. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Kuyper College grew by 5.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,667
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kuyper College was of $7,667 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.03% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Kuyper College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 10.8% with respect to 2021, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.45%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Kuyper College was 1.45%, which represents 1 out of the 69 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Kuyper College received 37 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 65.1% annual growth. Out of those 37 applicants, 28 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.7% acceptance rate.

There were 82 students enrolled at Kuyper College in 2022.

Kuyper College has an overall enrollment yield of 25%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
28
Accepted Out of 37

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kuyper College was 75.7% (28 admissions from 37 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 68.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 65.1%, while admissions declined by −61.6%..

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Enrollment

Kuyper College had a total enrollment of 82 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Kuyper College is 69 students and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 84.1% of students enrolled at Kuyper College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kuyper College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.6% White, 9.76% Black or African American, 4.88% Asian, 3.66% Two or More Races, 2.44% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.22% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kuyper College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.8%), followed by White Male (25.4%) and Asian Male (4.48%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (100%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kuyper College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82 students. The full-time enrollment at Kuyper College is 69 and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 84.1% of students enrolled at Kuyper College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
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 Kuyper College was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Kuyper College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    53 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    8 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    4 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Kuyper College is 64.6% White, 9.76% Black or African American, 4.88% Asian, 3.66% Two or More Races, 2.44% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.22% 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 Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 3 students (3.66%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 3 more women than men received degrees from Kuyper College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kuyper College is white (21 degrees awarded). There were 10.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Kuyper College is Lay Ministry (10 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Kuyper College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (5 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kuyper College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,742,722 people), Accountants & auditors (1,052,124 people), Other managers (771,189 people), Secondary school teachers (512,968 people), and Financial managers (509,531 people).

The most specialized majors at Kuyper College in 2022 are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (5 degrees), Business (5 degrees), and Education (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Kuyper College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Kuyper College are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (5 degrees), Business (5 degrees), and Education (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Kuyper College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,217,950 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (557,231 people), Computer Systems Design (536,500 people), Banking & related activities (507,692 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (458,065 people).

The most specialized majors at Kuyper College are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (5 degrees), Business (5 degrees), and Education (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Kuyper College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 9 degrees awarded
  2. 4 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kuyper College was Social Work with 9 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

15
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
18
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Kuyper College, which is 0.833 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (18).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Kuyper College in Lay Ministry, which is 2.33 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Kuyper College in Social Work, which is 8 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from Kuyper College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Kuyper College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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.

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, 5.26% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    21 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kuyper College is white (21 degrees awarded). There were 10.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

15.2% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    11 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kuyper College is white female (11 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (10 degrees).

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Operations

Kuyper College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.14M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−13%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Kuyper College had a total salary expenditure of 5.7M. Kuyper College employs 4 Assistant professors, 3 Professors and 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Kuyper College are Female Professor (2), Male Assistant professor (2), and Female Assistant professor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kuyper College are: Management, with 12 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 5 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

Endowment

$5.14M
2022 Endowment
22.7%
decline from 2021

Kuyper College has an endowment valued at about $5.14M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Kuyper College declined 22.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $44.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.54M
2022 Salaries
1.18%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Kuyper College paid a median of $2.54M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($5.7M) and a 1.18% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$507k
Instructional Salaries
8
Number of Employees

In 2022, Kuyper College paid a total of $507k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 20% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
12 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kuyper College were Assistant professor with 4 employees, Professor with 3 employees, and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kuyper College were Management with 12 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kuyper College was Female Professor with 2 employees, Male Assistant professor with 2 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Kuyper College.

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