Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,020

8% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,047

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.15%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

99.1%

112 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,848

59.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.9%

18 Graduates

About

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is a higher education institution located in Clay County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Religious Education (19 degrees awarded), Missionary Studies & Missiology (16 degrees), and Biblical Studies (13 degrees).

In 2016, 222 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 17.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 82.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (176 degrees), 13.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $7,020, which is $-6,951 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $7,020, which is $-6,951 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,047.

In 2016, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,020

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was $7,020. The cost of tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $-6,951 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$14,047

2016 Value

47.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,047. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 47.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,490

Room and Board

$1,244

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was of $7,490 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,244. The cost of room and board increased by 15.6% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 24.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 14.1% with respect to 2015, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.15%

2015 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 5.15%, which represents 5 out of the 97 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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Admissions

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received 112 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 93.1% annual growth. Out of those 112 applicants, 111 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,848 students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2016, and 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 86.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

111

Accepted Out of 112

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 99.1% (111 admissions from 112 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 96.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 93.1%, while admissions grew by 98.2%.

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SAT Scores

8%

Submission Percentage

5

Scores Submitted

8% of enrolled first-time students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 1,848 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,092 students and the part-time enrollment is 756. This means that 59.1% of students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.9% White, 7.47% Asian, 6.44% Black or African American, 3.63% Hispanic or Latino, 1.41% Two or More Races, 0.812% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0541% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (60.5%), followed by White Female (27.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.38%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (48.2%), followed by Asian Male (7.82%) and White Female (7.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,848 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,092 and the part-time enrollment is 756. This means that 59.1% of students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

2016 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,218

  2. Asian

    138

  3. Black or African American

    119

The enrolled student population at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 65.9% White, 7.47% Asian, 6.44% Black or African American, 3.63% Hispanic or Latino, 1.41% Two or More Races, 0.812% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0541% 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 144 fewer women than men received degrees from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The majority of degree recipients at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are white (176 degrees awarded). There were 13.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is Religious Education (19 degrees awarded), followed by Missionary Studies & Missiology (16 degrees) and Biblical Studies (13 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (203 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (2 degrees), and Health (17 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Registered nurses (1,238,499 people), Medical & health services managers (138,655 people), Physicians & surgeons (118,482 people), Pharmacists (117,845 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (108,716 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (203 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (2 degrees), and Health (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Credit counselors & loan officers, Physicians & surgeons, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (203 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (2 degrees), and Health (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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Hospitals (1,412,113 people), Elementary & secondary schools (274,067 people), Outpatient care centers (193,083 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (168,784 people), and Offices of physicians (167,798 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (203 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (2 degrees), and Health (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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Most Common

  1. 19 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was Religious Education with 19 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 183

  2. 39

In 2016, 183 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 4.69 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (39).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 97 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Theological Studies, which is 12.1 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 11 degrees were awarded to women at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Clinical Pastoral Counseling, which is 1.83 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 22% of students graduating from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is Male and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 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

    176 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    13 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (176 degrees awarded). There were 13.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

4.05% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    148 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    28 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (148 degrees awarded). There were 5.29 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (28 degrees).

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Operations

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $5.21M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $246k (4.71%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total expenditure of $12.1M. Of that $12.1M, they spent $5.56M on salaries and $12.1M on benefits.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary employs 13 Assistant professors, 11 Professors, and 9 Associate professors. Most academics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Assistant professors (13), Male Professors(10), and Male Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 15 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 11 employees, and Management with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.21M

2015 Endowment

3.51%

decline from 2014

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $5.21M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary declined 3.51% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.37M lower than 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. $1.15k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received $1.15k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$5.56M

Salary Expenditure

$12.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total expenditure of $12.1M. Of that $12.1M, they spent $5.56M on salaries and $12.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$5.56M

2015 Salaries

1.96%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $5.56M in salaries, which represents 46.1% of their overall expenditure ($12.1M) and a 1.96% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.2% growth from 2013 and a 14.4% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.08M

Instructional Salaries

33

Number of Employees

In 2015, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $2.08M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

13 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

15 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Assistant professor with 13 employees; Professor with 11 employees; and Professor with 9 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 15 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 11 employees; and Management with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Assistant professor with 13 employees, Male Professor with 10 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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