Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,170
3.16% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$19,424
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.79%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
97%
233 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,432
54.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41.2%
14 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 Biblical Studies (22 degrees awarded), Missionary Studies & Missiology (20 degrees), and Divinity & Ministry (19 degrees).

In 2020, 481 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 20.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 79.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (330 degrees), 7.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $8,170, which is $−6,230 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $8,170, which is $−6,230 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,424.

In 2020, 47% of undergraduate students attending Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,170
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was $8,170. The cost of tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $−6,230 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$19,424
2020 Value
2.17%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,424. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 2.17%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,931
Room and Board
$1,248
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was of $10,931 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,248. The cost of room and board increased by 7.57% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 108% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
34%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.44% with respect to 2019, when 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.79%
2018 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 2.79%, which represents 5 out of the 179 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received 233 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 191% annual growth. Out of those 233 applicants, 226 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 97% acceptance rate.

There were 3,432 students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 89.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

97%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
226
Accepted Out of 233

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 97% (226 admissions from 233 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 100%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 191%, while admissions grew by 183%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 3,432 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,857 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,575. This means that 54.1% 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 60.9% White, 12.5% Asian, 5.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.28% Black or African American, 0.728% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.466% Two or More Races, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (51.4%), followed by White Female (21.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.73%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (50.3%), followed by Asian Male (15.7%) and White Female (4.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

54.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,432 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,857 and the part-time enrollment is 1,575. This means that 54.1% of students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

47%
2020 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 47%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), 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
    2,089
  2. Asian
    430
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    199

The enrolled student population at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 60.9% White, 12.5% Asian, 5.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.28% Black or African American, 0.728% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.466% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 312 students (9.09%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 281 fewer women than men received degrees from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (330 degrees awarded). There were 7.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is Biblical Studies (22 degrees awarded), followed by Missionary Studies & Missiology (20 degrees) and Divinity & Ministry (19 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 (420 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (6 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 (1,395,381 people), Accountants & auditors (1,047,094 people), Other managers (690,956 people), Financial managers (453,321 people), and Chief executives & legislators (358,596 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (420 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (6 degrees), Health (48 degrees), and Business (3 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Surgeons, Physicians, Sales engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (420 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (6 degrees), Health (48 degrees), and Business (3 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,789,995 people), Elementary & secondary schools (772,432 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (496,620 people), Banking & related activities (483,635 people), and Computer Systems Design (467,717 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (420 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (6 degrees), Health (48 degrees), and Business (3 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. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was Biblical Studies with 22 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

381
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
100
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 381 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 3.81 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (100).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Theological Studies, which is 5.7 times more than the 23 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 29 degrees were awarded to women at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Clinical Pastoral Counseling, which is 1.53 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 0% 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, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    330 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (330 degrees awarded). There were 7.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

7.48% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    270 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (270 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (60 degrees).

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Operations

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $8.35M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $496k (5.94%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $20M. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary employs 8 Associate professors, 5 Assistant professors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Associate professors (8), Male Assistant professors(5), and Male Professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are: Management, with 26 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.35M
2020 Endowment
36%
growth from 2019

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $8.35M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grew 36% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.09M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.04M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received $2.04M 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

Salary Expenditure

$10.2M
2020 Salaries
14%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $10.2M in salaries, which represents 51% of their overall expenditure ($20M) and a 14% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 37.5% growth from 2018 and a 2.22% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.46M
Instructional Salaries
17
Number of Employees

In 2020, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $1.46M to 17 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
26 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Associate professor with 8 employees; Assistant professor with 5 employees; and Assistant professor with 4 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Management with 26 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Associate professor with 8 employees, Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Male Professor with 4 employees.

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