Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,800

2.88% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,712

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

65.4%

10,312 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

92,296

64.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

39.8%

2,512 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 (1,896 degrees awarded), Biblical Studies (1,753 degrees), and Theological Studies (391 degrees).

In 2016, 19,134 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions. 33.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 66.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (13,024 degrees), 5.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2315 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is $9,800, which is $1,210 less than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $9,800, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,168 less than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $9,800, which is $1,240 less than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $9,800, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,168 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $13,968.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,712.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,800

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was $9,800, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $9,800. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is $4,168 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $1,240 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$12,712

2016 Value

0.66%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,712. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions grew by 0.66%.

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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

$7,860

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 $7,860 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $700. The cost of room and board increased by 6.1% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.719% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 5.26% with respect to 2015, when 85.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions received 10,312 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 16.7% annual decline. Out of those 10,312 applicants, 6,744 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.4% acceptance rate.

There were 92,296 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in 2016, and 25.2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions has an overall enrollment yield of 66%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

6,744

Accepted Out of 10,312

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was 65.4% (6,744 admissions from 10,312 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 64.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -16.7%, while admissions declined by -15.5%.

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SAT Scores

25.2%

Submission Percentage

611

Scores Submitted

25.2% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions has a total enrollment of 92,296 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is 59,446 students and the part-time enrollment is 32,850. This means that 64.4% 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 65.4% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 3.86% Asian, 1.35% Two or More Races, 0.361% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.273% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (59.1%), followed by White Female (14.9%) and Black or African American Male (4.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (51.4%), followed by White Female (14%) and Black or African American Male (5.76%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92,296 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is 59,446 and the part-time enrollment is 32,850. This means that 64.4% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

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 Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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

    60,379

  2. Black or African American

    11,446

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5,532

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is 65.4% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 3.86% Asian, 1.35% Two or More Races, 0.361% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.273% 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.

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, 4,424 students (4.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 6242 fewer women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are white (13,024 degrees awarded). There were 5.63 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2315 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is Talmudic Studies (1,896 degrees awarded), followed by Biblical Studies (1,753 degrees) and Theological Studies (391 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 (16,207 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (857 degrees), and Psychology (384 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 (1,971,551 people), Secondary school teachers (318,566 people), Education administrators (292,740 people), Counselors (242,963 people), and Postsecondary teachers (194,076 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Theology (16,207 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (857 degrees), Psychology (384 degrees), Education (385 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (33 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 Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Theology (16,207 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (857 degrees), Psychology (384 degrees), Education (385 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (33 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 (3,003,878 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (399,089 people), Hospitals (293,254 people), Religious organizations (178,576 people), and Individual & family services (176,767 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Theology (16,207 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (857 degrees), Psychology (384 degrees), Education (385 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (33 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. 1896 degrees awarded

  2. 1753 degrees awarded

  3. 391 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was Talmudic Studies with 1896 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 12,688

  2. 6,446

In 2016, 12,688 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions, which is 1.97 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,446).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 2749 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in Divinity & Ministry, which is 2.29 times more than the 1203 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 1203 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions in Divinity & Ministry, which is 0.438 times less than the 2749 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28.5%

100% Completion Time

39%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 28.5% 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, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42.5% 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 (63.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is Female and Asian (63.6% 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, 3.94% of graduates (99 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    13,024 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    2,315 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    882 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is white (13,024 degrees awarded). There were 5.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2315 degrees).

3.13% of degree recipients (599 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    9,064 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    3,960 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    1,164 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions is white male (9,064 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (3,960 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions has an endowment valued at nearly $6.38M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $171M (2.69k%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions had a total expenditure of $4.03M. Of that $4.03M, they spent $1.69M on salaries and $4.03M on benefits.

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions employs 1,511 Professors, 661 Instructors, and 640 Associate professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are Male Professors (1,213), Male Instructors(579), and Male Associate professors (463).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions are: Management, with 2100 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 1833 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1228 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.38M

2015 Endowment

6.08%

decline from 2014

Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions has an endowment valued at about $6.38M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions declined 6.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.21M 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. $23.6M - Federal

  2. $2.7M - State

  3. $801k - Local

As of 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions received $23.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.7M from state grants and contracts, and $801k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$1.69M

Salary Expenditure

$4.03M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions had a total expenditure of $4.03M. Of that $4.03M, they spent $1.69M on salaries and $4.03M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.69M

2015 Salaries

4.81%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions paid a median of $1.69M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($4.03M) and a 4.81% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.58% growth from 2013 and a 1.61% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$211M

Instructional Salaries

3,765

Number of Employees

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions paid a total of $211M to 3,765 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.2% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

1511 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

2100 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions were Professor with 1,511 employees; Instructor with 661 employees; and Instructor with 640 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions were Management with 2,100 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 1,833 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1,228 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions was Male Professor with 1,213 employees, Male Instructor with 579 employees, and Male Associate professor with 463 employees.

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

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