Wayland Baptist University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,520

5.22% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,693

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.07%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

98.8%

645 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,847

22% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

20.1%

71 Graduates

About

Wayland Baptist University is a higher education institution located in Hale County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wayland Baptist University were General Business Administration & Management (398 degrees awarded), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (267 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (106 degrees).

In 2017, 1,674 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wayland Baptist University. 48.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (728 degrees), 1.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (447 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wayland Baptist University is $14,520, which is $-6,213 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wayland Baptist University is $14,520, which is $-6,213 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,693.

In 2017, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,520

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Wayland Baptist University was $14,520. The cost of tuition at Wayland Baptist University is $-6,213 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$18,693

2017 Value

29.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Wayland Baptist University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,693. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Wayland Baptist University grew by 29.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,148

Room and Board

$1,650

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wayland Baptist University was of $9,148 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,650. The cost of room and board increased by 7.93% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Wayland Baptist University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2% with respect to 2016, when 50% 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.

7.07%

2016 Default Rate

109

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Wayland Baptist University was 7.07%, which represents 109 out of the 1542 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

Wayland Baptist University received 645 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.781% annual growth. Out of those 645 applicants, 637 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,847 students enrolled at Wayland Baptist University in 2017, and 46% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wayland Baptist University has an overall enrollment yield of 46.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

637

Accepted Out of 645

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wayland Baptist University was 98.8% (637 admissions from 645 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 99.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.781%, while admissions declined by -0.313%.

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SAT Scores

46%

Submission Percentage

136

Scores Submitted

46% of enrolled first-time students at Wayland Baptist University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wayland Baptist University has a total enrollment of 4,847 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayland Baptist University is 1,068 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,779. This means that 22% of students enrolled at Wayland Baptist University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wayland Baptist University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.7% White, 29.4% Hispanic or Latino, 17.6% Black or African American, 4.56% Two or More Races, 2.27% Asian, 1.07% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.887% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Wayland Baptist University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (19.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.4%) and White Female (16.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (24.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.7%) and White Male (14.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

22%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wayland Baptist University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,847 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayland Baptist University is 1,068 and the part-time enrollment is 3,779. This means that 22% of students enrolled at Wayland Baptist University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

42%

2017 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 Wayland Baptist University was 42%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Wayland Baptist University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,925

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,424

  3. Black or African American

    851

The enrolled student population at Wayland Baptist University is 39.7% White, 29.4% Hispanic or Latino, 17.6% Black or African American, 4.56% Two or More Races, 2.27% Asian, 1.07% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.887% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 165 students (3.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 36 fewer women than men received degrees from Wayland Baptist University. The majority of degree recipients at Wayland Baptist University are white (728 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (447 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wayland Baptist University is General Business Administration & Management (398 degrees awarded), followed by Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (267 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (106 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wayland Baptist University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (70 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (152 degrees), and Protective Services (127 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 Wayland Baptist University are Accountants & auditors (1,093,910 people), Other managers (648,459 people), Financial managers (427,975 people), Chief executives & legislators (324,037 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (310,912 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayland Baptist University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (70 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (152 degrees), Protective Services (127 degrees), Business (635 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (387 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 Wayland Baptist University are Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Wayland Baptist University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (70 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (152 degrees), Protective Services (127 degrees), Business (635 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (387 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 Wayland Baptist University are Elementary & secondary schools (648,334 people), Banking & related activities (500,063 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (476,890 people), Computer Systems Design (427,525 people), and Insurance carriers (396,344 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayland Baptist University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (70 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (152 degrees), Protective Services (127 degrees), Business (635 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (387 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 Wayland Baptist University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wayland Baptist University was General Business Administration & Management with 398 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 855

  2. 819

In 2017, 855 degrees were awarded to men at Wayland Baptist University, which is 1.04 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (819).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 338 degrees were awarded to men at Wayland Baptist University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.15 times more than the 293 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 293 degrees were awarded to women at Wayland Baptist University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.867 times less than the 338 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%

100% Completion Time

33%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 18% of students graduating from Wayland Baptist University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wayland Baptist University is Female and Two or More Races (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 8.45% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    728 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    447 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    287 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wayland Baptist University is white (728 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (447 degrees).

2.87% of degree recipients (48 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    392 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    336 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    238 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wayland Baptist University is white male (392 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (336 degrees).

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Operations

Wayland Baptist University has an endowment valued at nearly $82.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.72M (5.71%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Wayland Baptist University had a total salary expenditure of $59.8M. Wayland Baptist University employs 60 Professors, 38 Associate professors, and 33 Assistant professors. Most academics at Wayland Baptist University are Male Professors (43), Male Associate professors(28), and Female Assistant professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayland Baptist University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 174 employees, Management, with 86 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$82.8M

2017 Endowment

0.391%

growth from 2016

Wayland Baptist University has an endowment valued at about $82.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Wayland Baptist University grew 0.391% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $49.7M higher 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $597k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Wayland Baptist University received $597k 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

$26M

2017 Salaries

2.69%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Wayland Baptist University paid a median of $26M in salaries, which represents 43.5% of their overall expenditure ($59.8M) and a 2.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.31% decline from 2015 and a 5.31% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.99M

Instructional Salaries

142

Number of Employees

In 2017, Wayland Baptist University paid a total of $7.99M to 142 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

60 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

174 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wayland Baptist University were Professor with 60 employees; Associate professor with 38 employees; and Associate professor with 33 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayland Baptist University were Office and Administrative Support with 174 employees; Management with 86 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wayland Baptist University was Male Professor with 43 employees, Male Associate professor with 28 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 21 employees.

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