Southern California Seminary

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,588
3.1% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$29,127
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.77%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
176
42% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
33.3%
1 Graduates

About

Southern California Seminary is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern California Seminary were Biblical Studies (6 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 53 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern California Seminary. 39.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 60.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (23 degrees), 2.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Seminary is $15,588, which is $1,088 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Seminary is $15,588, which is $1,088 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,127.

In 2019, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,588
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Southern California Seminary was $15,588. The cost of tuition at Southern California Seminary is $1,088 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$29,127
2019 Value

In 2019 Southern California Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,127. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Southern California Seminary grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,233
Room and Board
$1,917
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern California Seminary was of $13,233 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,917. The cost of room and board increased by 1.87% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
36%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Southern California Seminary received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 48% with respect to 2018, when 100% 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.
5.77%
2017 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Southern California Seminary was 5.77%, which represents 3 out of the 52 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Southern California Seminary has a total enrollment of 176 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Seminary is 74 students and the part-time enrollment is 102. This means that 42% of students enrolled at Southern California Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern California Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.9% White, 16.5% Asian, 14.8% Black or African American, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.55% Two or More Races, 1.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern California Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (50%), followed by Black or African American Male (16.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (16.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (27.9%), followed by Asian Female (14.7%) and Black or African American Female (13.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern California Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 176 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Seminary is 74 and the part-time enrollment is 102. This means that 42% of students enrolled at Southern California Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2019 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 Southern California Seminary was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Southern California Seminary had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    79
  2. Asian
    29
  3. Black or African American
    26

The enrolled student population at Southern California Seminary is 44.9% White, 16.5% Asian, 14.8% Black or African American, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.55% Two or More Races, 1.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 11 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern California Seminary. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern California Seminary is white (23 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern California Seminary is Biblical Studies (6 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern California Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (32 degrees awarded), Psychology (19 degrees), and Health (2 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 Southern California Seminary are Registered nurses (1,415,468 people), Medical & health services managers (179,369 people), Other managers (148,958 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (140,518 people), and Pharmacists (139,638 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Seminary are Theology (32 degrees awarded), Psychology (19 degrees), and Health (2 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 Southern California Seminary are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Sales managers

The most specialized majors at Southern California Seminary are Theology (32 degrees awarded), Psychology (19 degrees), and Health (2 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 Southern California Seminary are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,592,779 people), Elementary & secondary schools (521,402 people), Outpatient care centers (356,977 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (291,371 people), and Offices of physicians (255,019 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Seminary are Theology (32 degrees awarded), Psychology (19 degrees), and Health (2 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 Southern California Seminary.
Most Common
  1. 6 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern California Seminary was Biblical Studies with 6 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

32
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
21
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Seminary, which is 1.52 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (21).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Seminary in Biblical Studies, which is 4.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 6 degrees were awarded to women at Southern California Seminary in Counseling Psychology, which is 3 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern California Seminary is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    23 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern California Seminary is white (23 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 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 Male
    16 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    9 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern California Seminary is white male (16 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (9 degrees).

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Operations

Southern California Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $115k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.36k (2.05%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Southern California Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $2.67M. Southern California Seminary employs 6 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Southern California Seminary are Male Professors (6), Female Professors(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 7 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$115k
2019 Endowment
0.000868%
growth from 2018

Southern California Seminary has an endowment valued at about $115k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern California Seminary grew 0.000868% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.99M lower than 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. $7.36k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Southern California Seminary received $7.36k 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

$1.1M
2019 Salaries
10.4%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Southern California Seminary paid a median of $1.1M in salaries, which represents 41.4% of their overall expenditure ($2.67M) and a 10.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.51% decline from 2017 and a 0.173% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$292k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2019, Southern California Seminary paid a total of $292k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
7 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern California Seminary were Professor with 6 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees; Management with 4 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern California Seminary was Male Professor with 6 employees, Female Professor with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southern California Seminary.

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