The Master's University and Seminary

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$24,950
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$30,268
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.54%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
67.1%
660 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,006
52.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
59.6%
124 Graduates

About

The Master's University and Seminary is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The Master's University and Seminary were General Business Administration & Management (64 degrees awarded), Theological Studies (41 degrees), and General Studies (26 degrees).

In 2019, 410 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Master's University and Seminary. 37.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 62.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (277 degrees), 6.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (43 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The Master's University and Seminary is $24,950, which is $2,924 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The Master's University and Seminary is $24,950, which is $2,924 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,268.

In 2019, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,950
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at The Master's University and Seminary was $24,950. The cost of tuition at The Master's University and Seminary is $2,924 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$30,268
2019 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 The Master's University and Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,268. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of The Master's University and Seminary grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,330
Room and Board
$1,918
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The Master's University and Seminary was of $12,330 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,918. The cost of room and board increased by 3.42% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.03% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at The Master's University and Seminary received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 4.71% with respect to 2018, when 85% 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.
2.54%
2017 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at The Master's University and Seminary was 2.54%, which represents 8 out of the 315 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

The Master's University and Seminary received 660 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 8.08% annual decline. Out of those 660 applicants, 443 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,006 students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The Master's University and Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 44.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
443
Accepted Out of 660

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The Master's University and Seminary was 67.1% (443 admissions from 660 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 76.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −8.08%, while admissions declined by −19.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at The Master's University and Seminary in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The Master's University and Seminary has a total enrollment of 2,006 students. The full-time enrollment at The Master's University and Seminary is 1,052 students and the part-time enrollment is 954. This means that 52.4% of students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The Master's University and Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.3% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 7.28% Two or More Races, 5.88% Asian, 3.79% Black or African American, 0.349% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.299% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.7%), followed by White Male (33.3%) and Two or More Races Female (5.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (38%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.7%) and Asian Male (9.33%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Master's University and Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,006 students. The full-time enrollment at The Master's University and Seminary is 1,052 and the part-time enrollment is 954. This means that 52.4% of students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
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 The Master's University and Seminary was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), The Master's University and Seminary had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,169
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    253
  3. Two or More Races
    146

The enrolled student population at The Master's University and Seminary is 58.3% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 7.28% Two or More Races, 5.88% Asian, 3.79% Black or African American, 0.349% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.299% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 146 students (7.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 106 fewer women than men received degrees from The Master's University and Seminary. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The Master's University and Seminary is white (277 degrees awarded). There were 6.44 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (43 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The Master's University and Seminary is General Business Administration & Management (64 degrees awarded), followed by Theological Studies (41 degrees) and General Studies (26 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The Master's University and Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (159 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Math & Statistics (15 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 The Master's University and Seminary are Other managers (175,888 people), Clergy (125,256 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (120,936 people), Postsecondary teachers (104,749 people), and Secondary school teachers (103,400 people).

The most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Theology (159 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Math & Statistics (15 degrees), Communications (30 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 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 The Master's University and Seminary are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Theology (159 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Math & Statistics (15 degrees), Communications (30 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 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 The Master's University and Seminary are Elementary & secondary schools (336,921 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (252,149 people), Computer Systems Design (176,694 people), Religious organizations (151,706 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (132,235 people).

The most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Theology (159 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Math & Statistics (15 degrees), Communications (30 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 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 The Master's University and Seminary.
Most Common
  1. 64 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 41 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 26 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The Master's University and Seminary was General Business Administration & Management with 64 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

258
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
152
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 258 degrees were awarded to men at The Master's University and Seminary, which is 1.7 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (152).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 55 degrees were awarded to men at The Master's University and Seminary in Divinity & Ministry, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded to women at The Master's University and Seminary in General Studies, which is 25 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 45% of students graduating from The Master's University and Seminary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (87.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The Master's University and Seminary is Female and Asian (87.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 1.61% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    277 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Master's University and Seminary is white (277 degrees awarded). There were 6.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (43 degrees).

3.66% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    173 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    104 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The Master's University and Seminary is white male (173 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (104 degrees).

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Operations

The Master's University and Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $25.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.03M (4%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, The Master's University and Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $42M. The Master's University and Seminary employs 24 Professors, 17 Associate professors, and 16 Assistant professors. Most academics at The Master's University and Seminary are Male Professors (23), Male Associate professors(15), and Male Assistant professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 50 employees, Management, with 29 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.7M
2019 Endowment
7.82%
growth from 2018

The Master's University and Seminary has an endowment valued at about $25.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of The Master's University and Seminary grew 7.82% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.8M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $182k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, The Master's University and Seminary received $182k 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

$21.2M
2019 Salaries
11.4%
growth from 2018

In 2019, The Master's University and Seminary paid a median of $21.2M in salaries, which represents 50.5% of their overall expenditure ($42M) and a 11.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.83% growth from 2017 and a 6.68% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.13M
Instructional Salaries
62
Number of Employees

In 2019, The Master's University and Seminary paid a total of $5.13M to 62 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary were Professor with 24 employees; Associate professor with 17 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 50 employees; Management with 29 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary was Male Professor with 23 employees, Male Associate professor with 15 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 11 employees.

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