The Master's University and Seminary

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,950
12% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$29,567
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
1.56%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
59.9%
1,924 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,449
42.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
63.9%
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 (51 degrees), and General Communication (26 degrees).

In 2020, 486 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Master's University and Seminary. 33.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 66.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (279 degrees), 4.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The Master's University and Seminary is $27,950, which is $5,420 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The Master's University and Seminary is $27,950, which is $5,420 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,567.

In 2020, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,950
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at The Master's University and Seminary was $27,950. The cost of tuition at The Master's University and Seminary is $5,420 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$29,567
2020 Value
2.32%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 The Master's University and Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,567. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of The Master's University and Seminary grew by 2.32%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,142
Room and Board
$1,972
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The Master's University and Seminary was of $13,142 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,972. The cost of room and board increased by 6.59% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.82% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
50%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at The Master's University and Seminary received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 7.41% with respect to 2019, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.56%
2018 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at The Master's University and Seminary was 1.56%, which represents 5 out of the 321 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 1,924 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 192% annual growth. Out of those 1,924 applicants, 1,152 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,449 students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary in 2020, 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 59.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,152
Accepted Out of 1,924

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The Master's University and Seminary was 59.9% (1,152 admissions from 1,924 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 67.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 192%, while admissions grew by 160%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at The Master's University and Seminary in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The Master's University and Seminary has a total enrollment of 2,449 students. The full-time enrollment at The Master's University and Seminary is 1,032 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,417. This means that 42.1% 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 62.6% White, 6.9% Asian, 6.86% Two or More Races, 6.78% Hispanic or Latino, 1.96% Black or African American, 0.612% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0408% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (34%), followed by White Female (33.9%) and Two or More Races Female (5.43%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (37.5%), followed by Asian Male (23.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.82%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Master's University and Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,449 students. The full-time enrollment at The Master's University and Seminary is 1,032 and the part-time enrollment is 1,417. This means that 42.1% of students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
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 The Master's University and Seminary was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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
    1,532
  2. Asian
    169
  3. Two or More Races
    168

The enrolled student population at The Master's University and Seminary is 62.6% White, 6.9% Asian, 6.86% Two or More Races, 6.78% Hispanic or Latino, 1.96% Black or African American, 0.612% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0408% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 318 students (13%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 158 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 (279 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 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 (51 degrees) and General Communication (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 (215 degrees awarded), Communications (43 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 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 (190,225 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (161,599 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (146,063 people), Clergy (133,315 people), and Secondary school teachers (101,522 people).

The most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Theology (215 degrees awarded), Communications (43 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), and History (6 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 The Master's University and Seminary are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Theology (215 degrees awarded), Communications (43 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), and History (6 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 (384,155 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (253,552 people), Religious organizations (159,966 people), Computer Systems Design (142,700 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (139,722 people).

The most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Theology (215 degrees awarded), Communications (43 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), and History (6 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. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 26 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, 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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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

322
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
164
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 322 degrees were awarded to men at The Master's University and Seminary, which is 1.96 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (164).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 92 degrees were awarded to men at The Master's University and Seminary in Divinity & Ministry, which is NaNy times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 18 degrees were awarded to women at The Master's University and Seminary in General Studies, which is 6 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 48% 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, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (85.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The Master's University and Seminary is Female and Hispanic or Latino (85.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 5.65% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    279 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    62 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Master's University and Seminary is white (279 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

7.2% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    164 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    115 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The Master's University and Seminary is white male (164 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (115 degrees).

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Operations

The Master's University and Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $31.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $271k (0.851%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, The Master's University and Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $41.1M. The Master's University and Seminary employs 26 Professors, 18 Assistant professors, and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at The Master's University and Seminary are Male Professors (25), Male Assistant professors(13), and Male Associate professors (12).

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 60 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$31.8M
2020 Endowment
23.8%
growth from 2019

The Master's University and Seminary has an endowment valued at about $31.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of The Master's University and Seminary grew 23.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.78M 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. $903k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, The Master's University and Seminary received $903k 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

$20.6M
2020 Salaries
2.96%
decline from 2019

In 2020, The Master's University and Seminary paid a median of $20.6M in salaries, which represents 50.1% of their overall expenditure ($41.1M) and a 2.96% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.4% growth from 2018 and a 1.83% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.88M
Instructional Salaries
61
Number of Employees

In 2020, The Master's University and Seminary paid a total of $4.88M to 61 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary were Professor with 26 employees; Assistant professor with 18 employees; and Assistant professor with 14 employees.

In 2020, 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 60 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary was Male Professor with 25 employees, Male Assistant professor with 13 employees, and Male Associate professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The Master's University and Seminary.

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