Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,700
1.9% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$13,603
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
63.6%
9,158 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
89,130
63.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
39.2%
2,338 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions were Talmudic Studies (2,119 degrees awarded), Biblical Studies (1,466 degrees), and Theological Studies (426 degrees).

In 2019, 18,560 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions. 32.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 67.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (12,380 degrees), 6.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2019 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is $10,700, which is $620 more than than the national median of $10,080. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $10,700, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $3,885 less than than the national median $14,585.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $10,700, which is $550 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,150. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $10,700, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $3,885 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,585.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,603.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,700
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was $10,700, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is $3,885 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,585, and the in-state tuition is $550 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,150.

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Average Net Price

$13,603
2019 Value
6.77%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,603. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions grew by 6.77%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,203
Room and Board
$700
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was of $8,203 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $700. The cost of room and board increased by 2.53% 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

85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
48.5%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.8% with respect to 2018, when 83.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions received 9,158 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 7.5% annual decline. Out of those 9,158 applicants, 5,824 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.6% acceptance rate.

There were 89,130 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in 2019, and 33.2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions has an overall enrollment yield of 69.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,824
Accepted Out of 9,158

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was 63.6% (5,824 admissions from 9,158 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 62.8%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -7.5%, while admissions declined by -6.28%.

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SAT Scores

33.2%
Submission Percentage
719
Scores Submitted

33.2% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions has a total enrollment of 89,130 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is 56,546 students and the part-time enrollment is 32,584. This means that 63.4% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.3% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 6.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.74% Asian, 2.22% Two or More Races, 0.301% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.28% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (62.6%), followed by White Female (13.2%) and Black or African American Male (3.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (51.1%), followed by White Female (14.2%) and Black or African American Male (5.11%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 89,130 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is 56,546 and the part-time enrollment is 32,584. This means that 63.4% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    58,186
  2. Black or African American
    9,242
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5,659

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is 65.3% White, 10.4% Black or African American, 6.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.74% Asian, 2.22% Two or More Races, 0.301% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.28% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 4,466 students (5.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 6370 fewer women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is white (12,380 degrees awarded). There were 6.13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2019 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is Talmudic Studies (2,119 degrees awarded), followed by Biblical Studies (1,466 degrees) and Theological Studies (426 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (15,266 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (845 degrees), and Psychology (540 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,551,246 people), Secondary school teachers (506,559 people), Education administrators (298,779 people), Special education teachers (227,151 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (211,519 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Theology (15,266 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (845 degrees), Psychology (540 degrees), Education (298 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (104 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Theology (15,266 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (845 degrees), Psychology (540 degrees), Education (298 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (104 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Elementary & secondary schools (2,997,336 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (412,495 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (316,314 people), Outpatient care centers (194,651 people), and Religious organizations (185,409 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Theology (15,266 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (845 degrees), Psychology (540 degrees), Education (298 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (104 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions.
Most Common
  1. 2119 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 1466 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 426 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was Talmudic Studies with 2119 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions according to their major.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

12,465
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
6,095
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 12,465 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions, which is 2.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,095).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 3128 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in Talmudic Studies, which is NaNy times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 1128 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in Divinity & Ministry, which is 0.443 times less than the 2547 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 29% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

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 (51.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is Female and Asian (51.9% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 2.87% of graduates (67 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    12,380 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2,019 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,012 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is white (12,380 degrees awarded). There were 6.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2019 degrees).

4.33% of degree recipients (803 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    8,904 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    3,476 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    1,025 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is white male (8,904 degrees awarded). There were 2.56 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (3,476 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions has an endowment valued at nearly $7.37M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $326M (4.42k%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions had a total salary expenditure of $4.15M. Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions employs 1,320 Professors, 666 Instructors, and 597 Assistant professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Male Professors (1,060), Male Instructors(591), and Male Assistant professors (394).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are: Management, with 1987 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 1613 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1194 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.37M
2019 Endowment
7.23%
growth from 2018

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions has an endowment valued at about $7.37M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions grew 7.23% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.74M 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. $25.6M - Federal
  2. $4.04M - State
  3. $765k - Local

As of 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions received $25.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.04M from state grants and contracts, and $765k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.76M
2019 Salaries
3.74%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions paid a median of $1.76M in salaries, which represents 42.4% of their overall expenditure ($4.15M) and a 3.74% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.21% growth from 2017 and a 0.351% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$205M
Instructional Salaries
3,433
Number of Employees

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions paid a total of $205M to 3,433 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
1320 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1987 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions were Professor with 1,320 employees; Instructor with 666 employees; and Instructor with 597 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions were Management with 1,987 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 1,613 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1,194 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was Male Professor with 1,060 employees, Male Instructor with 591 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 394 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions.

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