Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,280

3.7% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,635

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.51%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

96.8%

95 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,323

64% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

39.3%

11 Graduates

About

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is a higher education institution located in Clay County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Divinity & Ministry (14 degrees awarded), Missionary Studies & Missiology (13 degrees), and Biblical Studies (11 degrees).

In 2017, 235 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 20.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 79.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (179 degrees), 12.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $7,280, which is $-6,720 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $7,280, which is $-6,720 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 $14,635.

In 2017, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,280

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was $7,280. The cost of tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $-6,720 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$14,635

2017 Value

4.19%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,635. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 4.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,773

Room and Board

$1,268

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was of $7,773 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,268. The cost of room and board increased by 3.78% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.93% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.82% with respect to 2016, when 55% 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.

4.51%

2016 Default Rate

6

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 4.51%, which represents 6 out of the 133 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

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received 95 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 15.2% annual decline. Out of those 95 applicants, 92 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,323 students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2017, and 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 80.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

92

Accepted Out of 95

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 96.8% (92 admissions from 95 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 99.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -15.2%, while admissions declined by -17.1%.

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SAT Scores

7%

Submission Percentage

5

Scores Submitted

7% of enrolled first-time students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 2,323 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,486 students and the part-time enrollment is 837. This means that 64% of students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.3% White, 7.58% Asian, 6.16% Black or African American, 3.62% Hispanic or Latino, 1.55% Two or More Races, 0.861% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0861% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (63.8%), followed by White Female (22.4%) and Black or African American Male (2.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (53.7%), followed by Asian Male (8.13%) and White Female (5.18%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,323 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,486 and the part-time enrollment is 837. This means that 64% of students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

40%

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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 40%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,539

  2. Asian

    176

  3. Black or African American

    143

The enrolled student population at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 66.3% White, 7.58% Asian, 6.16% Black or African American, 3.62% Hispanic or Latino, 1.55% Two or More Races, 0.861% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0861% 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 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, 137 fewer women than men received degrees from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The majority of degree recipients at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are white (179 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is Divinity & Ministry (14 degrees awarded), followed by Missionary Studies & Missiology (13 degrees) and Biblical Studies (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (208 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), and Health (20 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Registered nurses (1,303,067 people), Medical & health services managers (139,392 people), Pharmacists (130,005 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,333 people), and Physicians (106,483 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (208 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), and Health (20 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (208 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), and Health (20 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,430,604 people), Elementary & secondary schools (296,000 people), Outpatient care centers (197,685 people), Offices of physicians (188,457 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (176,605 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (208 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (7 degrees), and Health (20 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Most Common

  1. 14 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was Divinity & Ministry with 14 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 186

  2. 49

In 2017, 186 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 3.8 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (49).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Theological Studies, which is 8.22 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 17 degrees were awarded to women at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Missionary Studies & Missiology, which is 1.21 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

20%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 0% of students graduating from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is Male and Black or African American (100% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    179 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (179 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (14 degrees).

5.53% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    138 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    41 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (138 degrees awarded). There were 3.37 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (41 degrees).

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Operations

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $5.57M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $440k (7.9%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $14.6M. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary employs 17 Assistant professors, 10 Associate professors, and 8 Professors. Most academics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Assistant professors (17), Male Associate professors(10), and Male Professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, Management, with 13 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.57M

2017 Endowment

6.03%

growth from 2016

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $5.57M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grew 6.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.53M 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Midwestern Baptist Theological 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

$6.67M

2017 Salaries

11.7%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $6.67M in salaries, which represents 45.7% of their overall expenditure ($14.6M) and a 11.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.29% growth from 2015 and a 1.96% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.03M

Instructional Salaries

35

Number of Employees

In 2017, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $2.03M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

17 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

20 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Assistant professor with 17 employees; Associate professor with 10 employees; and Associate professor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; Management with 13 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, Male Associate professor with 10 employees, and Male Professor with 8 employees.

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