Epic Bible College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,964

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,601

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

18.4%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

78.6%

28 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

172

16.9% Full-Time

About

Epic Bible College is a higher education institution located in Sacramento County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Epic Bible College were Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (9 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 34 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Epic Bible College. 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (13 degrees), 1.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Epic Bible College is $8,964, which is $-5,036 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Epic Bible College is $8,964, which is $-5,036 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 $7,601.

In 2017, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 89% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,964

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Epic Bible College was $8,964. The cost of tuition at Epic Bible College is $-5,036 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$7,601

2017 Value

61.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Epic Bible College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,601. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Epic Bible College grew by 61.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,276

Room and Board

$750

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Epic Bible College was of $12,276 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $750. The cost of room and board increased by 12.5% 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

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Epic Bible College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 11.8% with respect to 2016, when 76% 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.

18.4%

2016 Default Rate

21

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Epic Bible College was 18.4%, which represents 21 out of the 114 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Epic Bible College received 28 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 28 applicants, 22 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.6% acceptance rate.

There were 172 students enrolled at Epic Bible College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Epic Bible College has an overall enrollment yield of 81.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

22

Accepted Out of 28

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Epic Bible College was 78.6% (22 admissions from 28 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2016, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Epic Bible College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Epic Bible College has a total enrollment of 172 students. The full-time enrollment at Epic Bible College is 29 students and the part-time enrollment is 143. This means that 16.9% of students enrolled at Epic Bible College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Epic Bible College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.3% White, 29.1% Black or African American, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.98% Two or More Races, 4.07% Asian, 3.49% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.581% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Epic Bible College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.6%), followed by White Male (25%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (100%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Female (0%) and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

16.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Epic Bible College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 172 students. The full-time enrollment at Epic Bible College is 29 and the part-time enrollment is 143. This means that 16.9% of students enrolled at Epic Bible College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%

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 Epic Bible College was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Epic Bible College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    71

  2. Black or African American

    50

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    23

The enrolled student population at Epic Bible College is 41.3% White, 29.1% Black or African American, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.98% Two or More Races, 4.07% Asian, 3.49% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.581% 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, 10 more women than men received degrees from Epic Bible College. The majority of degree recipients at Epic Bible College are black or african american (13 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Epic Bible College is Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (9 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Epic Bible College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (26 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 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 Epic Bible College are Clergy (108,475 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (84,943 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (42,527 people), Other managers (34,790 people), and Postsecondary teachers (30,919 people).

The most specialized majors at Epic Bible College are Theology (26 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 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 Epic Bible College are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Epic Bible College are Theology (26 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 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 Epic Bible College are Elementary & secondary schools (138,450 people), Religious organizations (122,930 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (67,911 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (39,844 people), and Legal services (37,008 people).

The most specialized majors at Epic Bible College are Theology (26 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (4 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 Epic Bible College.

Most Common

  1. 9 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Epic Bible College was Other Theological & Ministerial Studies with 9 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 12

  2. 22

In 2017, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Epic Bible College, which is 0.545 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (22).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Epic Bible College in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 2 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 8 degrees were awarded to women at Epic Bible College in Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies, which is 2 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 29% of students graduating from Epic Bible College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.

N/A

Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Epic Bible College 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. Black or African American

    13 degrees awarded

  2. White

    12 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Epic Bible College is black or african american (13 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (12 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    10 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    6 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Epic Bible College is black or african american female (10 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (6 degrees).

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Operations

Epic Bible College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Epic Bible College had a total salary expenditure of $1.77M. Epic Bible College employs 7 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Epic Bible College are Male No academic ranks (5), Female No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Epic Bible College are: Management, with 3 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2 employees, and Sales and related with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Epic Bible College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Epic Bible College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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. $2.5k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Epic Bible College received $2.5k 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

$935k

2017 Salaries

32.8%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Epic Bible College paid a median of $935k in salaries, which represents 52.9% of their overall expenditure ($1.77M) and a 32.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 29.8% decline from 2015 and a 12% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$176k

Instructional Salaries

7

Number of Employees

In 2017, Epic Bible College paid a total of $176k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.9% 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

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

7 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

3 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Epic Bible College were No academic rank with 7 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Epic Bible College were Management with 3 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees; and Sales and related with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Epic Bible College was Male No academic rank with 5 employees, Female No academic rank with 2 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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