Messenger College (417752)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,480
0.317% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$17,197
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
17.4%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
50%
8 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
19
89.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
25%
1 Graduates

About

Messenger College (417752) is a higher education institution located in Tarrant County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Messenger College (417752) were Christian Studies (9 degrees awarded) and Other Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries (3 degrees).

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Messenger College (417752). 58.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (8 degrees), 4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Messenger College (417752) is $9,480, which is $−5,461 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Messenger College (417752) is $9,480, which is $−5,462 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 $17,197.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Messenger College (417752) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$9,480
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Messenger College (417752) was $9,480. The cost of tuition at Messenger College (417752) is $−5,462 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$17,197
2022 Value
21.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Messenger College (417752) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,197. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Messenger College (417752) grew by 21.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,128
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Messenger College (417752) was of $8,128 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 $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Messenger College (417752) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.09% with respect to 2021, when 97% 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.
17.4%
2019 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Messenger College (417752) was 17.4%, which represents 21 out of the 121 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Messenger College (417752) received 8 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 8 applicants, 4 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 50% acceptance rate.

There were 19 students enrolled at Messenger College (417752) in 2022.

Messenger College (417752) has an overall enrollment yield of 100%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

50%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
4
Accepted Out of 8

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Messenger College (417752) was 50% (4 admissions from 8 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 100%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants stayed by 0%, while admissions declined by −50%..

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Enrollment

Messenger College (417752) had a total enrollment of 19 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Messenger College (417752) is 17 students and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 89.5% of students enrolled at Messenger College (417752) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Messenger College (417752), both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.9% White, 26.3% Hispanic or Latino, 5.26% Black or African American, and 5.26% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Messenger College (417752) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.3%), followed by White Male (23.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (17.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Messenger College (417752) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19 students. The full-time enrollment at Messenger College (417752) is 17 and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 89.5% of students enrolled at Messenger College (417752) are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 Messenger College (417752) was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Messenger College (417752) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    11 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Messenger College (417752) is 57.9% White, 26.3% Hispanic or Latino, 5.26% Black or African American, and 5.26% 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 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2 more women than men received degrees from Messenger College (417752). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Messenger College (417752) is white (8 degrees awarded). There were 4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Messenger College (417752) is Christian Studies (9 degrees awarded), followed by Other Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries (3 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Messenger College (417752), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees awarded) and Theology (3 degrees).

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 Messenger College (417752) are Clergy (104,556 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (28,418 people), Postsecondary teachers (23,262 people), Other managers (18,937 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (18,730 people).

The most specialized majors at Messenger College (417752) in 2022 are Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees awarded) and Theology (3 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 Messenger College (417752) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Messenger College (417752) are Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees awarded) and Theology (3 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 Messenger College (417752) are Religious organizations (113,365 people), Elementary & secondary schools (46,328 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (42,829 people), Legal services (21,831 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (20,895 people).

The most specialized majors at Messenger College (417752) are Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees awarded) and Theology (3 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 Messenger College (417752).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 9 degrees awarded
  2. 3 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Messenger College (417752) was Christian Studies with 9 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

5
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
7
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Messenger College (417752), which is 0.714 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Messenger College (417752) in Christian Studies, which is 0.5 times less than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Messenger College (417752) in Christian Studies, which is 2 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from Messenger College (417752) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Messenger College (417752) is Female and White (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Messenger College (417752) is white (8 degrees awarded). There were 4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    6 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races Male
    2 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Messenger College (417752) is white female (6 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races male (2 degrees).

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Operations

Messenger College (417752) has an endowment valued at nearly $825k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 39.9k (4.84%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Messenger College (417752) had a total salary expenditure of 917k. Messenger College (417752) employs 2 Professors. Most academics at Messenger College (417752) are Male Professor (1), and Female Professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Messenger College (417752) are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, and Management, with 2 employees.

Endowment

$825k
2022 Endowment
3.25%
growth from 2021

Messenger College (417752) has an endowment valued at about $825k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Messenger College (417752) grew 3.25% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.8M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$332k
2022 Salaries
14.3%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Messenger College (417752) paid a median of $332k in salaries, which represents 36.3% of their overall expenditure ($917k) and a 14.3% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$60k
Instructional Salaries
2
Number of Employees

In 2022, Messenger College (417752) paid a total of $60k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 18% of all salaries paid.

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

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
2 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Messenger College (417752) was Professor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Messenger College (417752) were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees, Management with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Messenger College (417752) was Male Professor with 1 employees, and Female Professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Messenger College (417752).

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