Bastyr University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$25,380

3.13% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

2.08%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,195

82.3% Full-Time

About

Bastyr University is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bastyr University were Nutrition Sciences (11 degrees awarded), Other Psychology (11 degrees), and Herbalism (11 degrees).

In 2017, 361 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bastyr University. 85% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (239 degrees), 9.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bastyr University is $25,380, which is $11,380 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bastyr University is $25,380, which is $11,380 more 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 2017, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,380

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Bastyr University was $25,380. The cost of tuition at Bastyr University is $11,380 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

In 2017 Bastyr University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Bastyr University grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at Bastyr University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 24.4% with respect to 2016, when 82% 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.

2.08%

2016 Default Rate

6

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Bastyr University was 2.08%, which represents 6 out of the 288 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

Bastyr University has a total enrollment of 1,195 students. The full-time enrollment at Bastyr University is 984 students and the part-time enrollment is 211. This means that 82.3% of students enrolled at Bastyr University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bastyr University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.8% White, 12.3% Asian, 7.45% Two or More Races, 5.1% Black or African American, 3.43% Hispanic or Latino, 1.51% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.09% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Bastyr University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (60.6%), followed by Asian Female (10%) and Two or More Races Female (6.88%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (50.7%), followed by Asian Female (10.9%) and White Male (8.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bastyr University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,195 students. The full-time enrollment at Bastyr University is 984 and the part-time enrollment is 211. This means that 82.3% of students enrolled at Bastyr University 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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N/A 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 Bastyr University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Bastyr University 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

    727

  2. Asian

    147

  3. Two or More Races

    89

The enrolled student population at Bastyr University is 60.8% White, 12.3% Asian, 7.45% Two or More Races, 5.1% Black or African American, 3.43% Hispanic or Latino, 1.51% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.09% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 253 more women than men received degrees from Bastyr University. The majority of degree recipients at Bastyr University are white (239 degrees awarded). There were 9.56 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bastyr University is Nutrition Sciences (11 degrees awarded), followed by Other Psychology (11 degrees) and Herbalism (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bastyr University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (102 degrees awarded), Health (215 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (6 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 Bastyr University are Registered nurses (1,368,712 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (234,966 people), Medical & health services managers (181,211 people), Other managers (178,127 people), and Physicians (175,432 people).

The most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Interdisciplinary Studies (102 degrees awarded), Health (215 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Psychology (25 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (10 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 Bastyr University are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Interdisciplinary Studies (102 degrees awarded), Health (215 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Psychology (25 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (10 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 Bastyr University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,648,407 people), Elementary & secondary schools (611,856 people), Outpatient care centers (335,278 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (326,063 people), and Offices of physicians (246,157 people).

The most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Interdisciplinary Studies (102 degrees awarded), Health (215 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Psychology (25 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (10 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 Bastyr University.

Most Common

  1. 11 degrees awarded

  2. 11 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bastyr University was Nutrition Sciences with 11 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 54

  2. 307

In 2017, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Bastyr University, which is 0.176 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (307).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Bastyr University in Naturopathic Medicine, which is 0.247 times less than the 97 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 97 degrees were awarded to women at Bastyr University in Naturopathic Medicine, which is 4.04 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bastyr University 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

    239 degrees awarded

  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    25 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bastyr University is white (239 degrees awarded). There were 9.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (25 degrees).

3.6% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    204 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bastyr University is white female (204 degrees awarded). There were 5.83 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (35 degrees).

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Operations

Bastyr University has an endowment valued at nearly $3.69M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $218k (5.91%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Bastyr University had a total salary expenditure of $42.5M. Bastyr University employs 16 Associate professors, 8 Assistant professors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Bastyr University are Male Associate professors (8), Female Associate professors(8), and Female Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bastyr University are: Service, with 39 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, and Management with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.69M

2017 Endowment

8.1%

growth from 2016

Bastyr University has an endowment valued at about $3.69M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Bastyr University grew 8.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.41M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $705k - Federal

  2. $109k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Bastyr University received $705k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $109k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22.8M

2017 Salaries

0.249%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Bastyr University paid a median of $22.8M in salaries, which represents 53.7% of their overall expenditure ($42.5M) and a 0.249% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.31% growth from 2015 and a 10.2% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.21M

Instructional Salaries

27

Number of Employees

In 2017, Bastyr University paid a total of $2.21M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.33M (32.3%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

39 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bastyr University were Associate professor with 16 employees; Assistant professor with 8 employees; and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bastyr University were Service with 39 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees; and Management with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bastyr University was Male Associate professor with 8 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Bastyr University.

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