Grace University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,120
4.89% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$19,798
After Financial Aid
2017 Acceptance Rate
45.9%
159 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
298
64.4% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
41.4%
29 Graduates

About

Grace University is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Grace University were Biblical Studies (95 degrees awarded), Counseling Psychology (20 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees).

In 2017, 199 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Grace University. 56.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (159 degrees), 12.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Grace University is $22,120, which is $-3,074 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Grace University is $22,120, which is $-3,074 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,798.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,120
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Grace University was $22,120. The cost of tuition at Grace University is $-3,074 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$19,798
2017 Value
7.91%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Grace University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,798. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Grace University grew by 7.91%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,679
Room and Board
$950
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Grace University was of $6,679 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $950. The cost of room and board increased by 3.74% 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

93%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Grace University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.11% with respect to 2016, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Grace University received 159 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 53.2% annual decline. Out of those 159 applicants, 73 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 45.9% acceptance rate.

There were 298 students enrolled at Grace University in 2017, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Grace University has an overall enrollment yield of 26%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

45.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
73
Accepted Out of 159

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Grace University was 45.9% (73 admissions from 159 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 56.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -53.2%, while admissions declined by -62.2%.

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SAT Scores

0%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at Grace University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Grace University has a total enrollment of 298 students. The full-time enrollment at Grace University is 192 students and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 64.4% of students enrolled at Grace University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Grace University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.8% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 6.71% Hispanic or Latino, 2.68% Two or More Races, 2.01% Asian, 1.68% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.671% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Grace University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41%), followed by White Male (29.5%) and Black or African American Male (7.69%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (72.2%), followed by White Male (13.9%) and Black or African American Female (5.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Grace University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 298 students. The full-time enrollment at Grace University is 192 and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 64.4% of students enrolled at Grace University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%
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 Grace University was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Grace University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    217
  2. Black or African American
    34
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    20

The enrolled student population at Grace University is 72.8% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 6.71% Hispanic or Latino, 2.68% Two or More Races, 2.01% Asian, 1.68% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.671% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 25 more women than men received degrees from Grace University. The majority of degree recipients at Grace University are white (159 degrees awarded). There were 12.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Grace University is Biblical Studies (95 degrees awarded), followed by Counseling Psychology (20 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Grace University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (124 degrees awarded), Psychology (20 degrees), and Education (25 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 Grace University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,111,183 people), Secondary school teachers (357,040 people), Education administrators (345,023 people), Other managers (290,946 people), and Postsecondary teachers (237,018 people).

The most specialized majors at Grace University are Theology (124 degrees awarded), Psychology (20 degrees), Education (25 degrees), Communications (7 degrees), and English (1 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 Grace University are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Grace University are Theology (124 degrees awarded), Psychology (20 degrees), Education (25 degrees), Communications (7 degrees), and English (1 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 Grace University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,253,287 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (551,518 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (339,428 people), Computer Systems Design (199,566 people), and Individual & family services (186,939 people).

The most specialized majors at Grace University are Theology (124 degrees awarded), Psychology (20 degrees), Education (25 degrees), Communications (7 degrees), and English (1 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 Grace University.
Most Common
  1. 95 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Grace University was Biblical Studies with 95 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 87
  2. 112

In 2017, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Grace University, which is 0.777 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (112).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Grace University in Biblical Studies, which is 0.907 times less than the 54 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 54 degrees were awarded to women at Grace University in Biblical Studies, which is 1.1 times more than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 35% of students graduating from Grace University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Grace University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    159 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Grace University is white (159 degrees awarded). There were 12.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 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. White Female
    91 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    68 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Grace University is white female (91 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (68 degrees).

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Operations

Grace University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.96M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.7k (0.7%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Grace University had a total salary expenditure of $6.72M. Grace University employs 7 Associate professors, 3 Professors, and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at Grace University are Male Associate professors (5), Female Professors(2), and Female Associate professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grace University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 10 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 7 employees, and Management with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.96M
2017 Endowment
0.102%
growth from 2016

Grace University has an endowment valued at about $1.96M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Grace University grew 0.102% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $35.2M lower 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: Diverse Fields 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, Grace University 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

$2.85M
2017 Salaries
25.2%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Grace University paid a median of $2.85M in salaries, which represents 42.4% of their overall expenditure ($6.72M) and a 25.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.12% decline from 2015 and a 6.6% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$727k
Instructional Salaries
16
Number of Employees

In 2017, Grace University paid a total of $727k to 16 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
10 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Grace University were Associate professor with 7 employees; Professor with 3 employees; and Professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grace University were Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees; and Management with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Grace University was Male Associate professor with 5 employees, Female Professor with 2 employees, and Female Associate professor with 2 employees.

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

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