Western Seminary

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2016 Student Loan
1.09%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
736
12.1% Full-Time

About

Western Seminary is a higher education institution located in Multnomah County, OR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Western Seminary were .

In 2017, 135 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Western Seminary. 34.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 65.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (102 degrees), 6.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Seminary is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Seminary is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

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In N/A Western Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between N/A and N/A, the average net price of Western Seminary grew by N/A.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at Western Seminary received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Western Seminary (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
1.09%
2016 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Western Seminary was 1.09%, which represents 1 out of the 92 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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Enrollment

Western Seminary has a total enrollment of 736 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Seminary is 89 students and the part-time enrollment is 647. This means that 12.1% of students enrolled at Western Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Western Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.8% White, 13% Asian, 3.94% Hispanic or Latino, 2.58% Black or African American, 2.17% Two or More Races, 1.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.408% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Western Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (43.8%), followed by White Female (33.7%) and Asian Male (6.74%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

12.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Western Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 736 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Seminary is 89 and the part-time enrollment is 647. This means that 12.1% of students enrolled at Western Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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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 Western Seminary was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Western Seminary had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    536
  2. Asian
    96
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    29

The enrolled student population at Western Seminary is 72.8% White, 13% Asian, 3.94% Hispanic or Latino, 2.58% Black or African American, 2.17% Two or More Races, 1.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.408% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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 students (0.543%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 43 fewer women than men received degrees from Western Seminary. The majority of degree recipients at Western Seminary are white (102 degrees awarded). There were 6.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Western Seminary is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Western Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (95 degrees awarded) and Health (40 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 Western Seminary are Registered nurses (1,296,228 people), Medical & health services managers (137,355 people), Pharmacists (129,473 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (100,444 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Seminary are Theology (95 degrees awarded) and Health (40 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 Western Seminary are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Western Seminary are Theology (95 degrees awarded) and Health (40 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Western Seminary are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,413,196 people), Elementary & secondary schools (224,863 people), Outpatient care centers (193,705 people), Offices of physicians (185,148 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (133,445 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Seminary are Theology (95 degrees awarded) and Health (40 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 Western Seminary.
Most Common
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    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Western Seminary was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 89
  2. 46

In 2017, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Western Seminary, which is 1.93 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (46).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Western Seminary in Divinity & Ministry, which is 4.86 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 29 degrees were awarded to women at Western Seminary in Marriage & Family Therapy, which is 2.64 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Western Seminary is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    102 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    16 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Western Seminary is white (102 degrees awarded). There were 6.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

5.19% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    71 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    31 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Western Seminary is white male (71 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (31 degrees).

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Operations

Western Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $1.27M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $312k (24.6%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Western Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $7.42M. Western Seminary employs 10 Professors, 4 Associate professors, and 4 Assistant professors. Most academics at Western Seminary are Male Professors (8), Male Associate professors(4), and Female Professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, Management, with 19 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.27M
2017 Endowment
0.0000789%
decline from 2016

Western Seminary has an endowment valued at about $1.27M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Western Seminary declined 0.0000789% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.83M 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. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Western Seminary received $0 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

$4.53M
2017 Salaries
1.44%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Western Seminary paid a median of $4.53M in salaries, which represents 61% of their overall expenditure ($7.42M) and a 1.44% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.72% decline from 2015 and a 14.3% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.13M
Instructional Salaries
18
Number of Employees

In 2017, Western Seminary paid a total of $1.13M to 18 employees working as instructors, which represents 25% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $421k (25.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Western Seminary were Professor with 10 employees; Associate professor with 4 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; Management with 19 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Western Seminary was Male Professor with 8 employees, Male Associate professor with 4 employees, and Female Professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Western Seminary.

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