Bethany College (237181)

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,288

2.99% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,783

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

21.3%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

94%

855 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

628

98.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

45.8%

98 Graduates

About

Bethany College (237181) is a higher education institution located in Brooke County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bethany College (237181) were Social Work (19 degrees awarded), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (18 degrees), and General Psychology (14 degrees).

In 2017, 112 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bethany College (237181). 55.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (72 degrees), 4.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethany College (237181) is $27,288, which is $2,094 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethany College (237181) is $27,288, which is $2,094 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,783.

In 2017, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,288

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Bethany College (237181) was $27,288. The cost of tuition at Bethany College (237181) is $2,094 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$18,783

2017 Value

18.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Bethany College (237181) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,783. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Bethany College (237181) grew by 18.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,924

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bethany College (237181) was of $9,924 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.27% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 16.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Bethany College (237181) received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.11% with respect to 2016, when 95% 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.

21.3%

2016 Default Rate

59

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Bethany College (237181) was 21.3%, which represents 59 out of the 277 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

Bethany College (237181) received 855 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 24.1% annual decline. Out of those 855 applicants, 804 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94% acceptance rate.

There were 628 students enrolled at Bethany College (237181) in 2017, and 57% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bethany College (237181) has an overall enrollment yield of 19.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

804

Accepted Out of 855

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bethany College (237181) was 94% (804 admissions from 855 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 64.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -24.1%, while admissions grew by 10.6%.

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SAT Scores

57%

Submission Percentage

104

Scores Submitted

57% of enrolled first-time students at Bethany College (237181) in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Bethany College (237181) has a total enrollment of 628 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethany College (237181) is 617 students and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 98.2% of students enrolled at Bethany College (237181) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bethany College (237181), both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.8% White, 19.9% Black or African American, 4.46% Hispanic or Latino, 1.75% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.796% Asian, 0.637% Two or More Races, and 0.318% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bethany College (237181) in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (32%), followed by White Female (22.4%) and Black or African American Male (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.8%), followed by White Male (26.1%) and Black or African American Male (13%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bethany College (237181), both undergraduate and graduate, is 628 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethany College (237181) is 617 and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 98.2% of students enrolled at Bethany College (237181) are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

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 Bethany College (237181) was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Bethany College (237181) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    344

  2. Black or African American

    125

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    28

The enrolled student population at Bethany College (237181) is 54.8% White, 19.9% Black or African American, 4.46% Hispanic or Latino, 1.75% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.796% Asian, 0.637% Two or More Races, and 0.318% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 94 students (15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 12 more women than men received degrees from Bethany College (237181). The majority of degree recipients at Bethany College (237181) are white (72 degrees awarded). There were 4.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bethany College (237181) is Social Work (19 degrees awarded), followed by Speech Communication & Rhetoric (18 degrees) and General Psychology (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bethany College (237181), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees awarded), History (6 degrees), and Communications (18 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bethany College (237181) are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,075,931 people), Secondary school teachers (345,032 people), Education administrators (336,365 people), Other managers (294,282 people), and Social workers, all other (290,056 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethany College (237181) are Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees awarded), History (6 degrees), Communications (18 degrees), Education (28 degrees), and Psychology (15 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 Bethany College (237181) are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Bethany College (237181) are Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees awarded), History (6 degrees), Communications (18 degrees), Education (28 degrees), and Psychology (15 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 Bethany College (237181) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,217,633 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (516,160 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (361,521 people), Individual & family services (262,415 people), and Outpatient care centers (224,260 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethany College (237181) are Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees awarded), History (6 degrees), Communications (18 degrees), Education (28 degrees), and Psychology (15 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 Bethany College (237181).

Most Common

  1. 19 degrees awarded

  2. 18 degrees awarded

  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bethany College (237181) was Social Work with 19 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 50

  2. 62

In 2017, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Bethany College (237181), which is 0.806 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (62).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Bethany College (237181) in General Education, which is 1.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 15 degrees were awarded to women at Bethany College (237181) in Social Work, which is 3.75 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%

100% Completion Time

41%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 28% of students graduating from Bethany College (237181) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bethany College (237181) is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 13.3% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    72 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bethany College (237181) is white (72 degrees awarded). There were 4.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (17 degrees).

15.2% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    45 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bethany College (237181) is white female (45 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (27 degrees).

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Operations

Bethany College (237181) has an endowment valued at nearly $42.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.78M (8.93%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Bethany College (237181) had a total salary expenditure of $23.9M. Bethany College (237181) employs 16 Professors, 16 Assistant professors, and 15 Associate professors. Most academics at Bethany College (237181) are Male Assistant professors (11), Male Professors(10), and Male Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethany College (237181) are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 35 employees, Service, with 31 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$42.3M

2017 Endowment

0.643%

decline from 2016

Bethany College (237181) has an endowment valued at about $42.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Bethany College (237181) declined 0.643% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.19M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $741k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Bethany College (237181) received $741k 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

$8.84M

2017 Salaries

1.52%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Bethany College (237181) paid a median of $8.84M in salaries, which represents 37% of their overall expenditure ($23.9M) and a 1.52% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.76% decline from 2015 and a 5.7% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.52M

Instructional Salaries

47

Number of Employees

In 2017, Bethany College (237181) paid a total of $2.52M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

35 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bethany College (237181) were Professor with 16 employees; Assistant professor with 16 employees; and Assistant professor with 15 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethany College (237181) were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees; Service with 31 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bethany College (237181) was Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, Male Professor with 10 employees, and Male Associate professor with 10 employees.

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