Apex School of Theology

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,800

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,993

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

19.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

824

90.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

39.3%

59 Graduates

About

Apex School of Theology is a higher education institution located in Durham County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Apex School of Theology were Other Theology & Religious Vocations (72 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 156 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Apex School of Theology. 76.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (147 degrees), 16.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Apex School of Theology is $4,800, which is $-9,200 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Apex School of Theology is $4,800, which is $-9,200 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 $9,993.

In 2017, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 92% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,800

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Apex School of Theology was $4,800. The cost of tuition at Apex School of Theology is $-9,200 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$9,993

2017 Value

2.73%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Apex School of Theology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,993. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Apex School of Theology grew by 2.73%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,450

Room and Board

$450

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Apex School of Theology was of $15,450 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $450. The cost of room and board increased by 0.98% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 18.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

92%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Apex School of Theology received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 11.1% with respect to 2016, when 81% 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.

19.9%

2016 Default Rate

55

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Apex School of Theology was 19.9%, which represents 55 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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Enrollment

Apex School of Theology has a total enrollment of 824 students. The full-time enrollment at Apex School of Theology is 743 students and the part-time enrollment is 81. This means that 90.2% of students enrolled at Apex School of Theology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Apex School of Theology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98.5% Black or African American, 1.46% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Apex School of Theology in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (63.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (35.2%) and White Male (0.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (69.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (27.4%) and White Female (1.37%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Apex School of Theology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 824 students. The full-time enrollment at Apex School of Theology is 743 and the part-time enrollment is 81. This means that 90.2% of students enrolled at Apex School of Theology are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

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 Apex School of Theology was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Apex School of Theology had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    812

  2. White

    12

  3. Asian

    0

The enrolled student population at Apex School of Theology is 98.5% Black or African American, 1.46% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 82 more women than men received degrees from Apex School of Theology. The majority of degree recipients at Apex School of Theology are black or african american (147 degrees awarded). There were 16.3 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Apex School of Theology is Other Theology & Religious Vocations (72 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Apex School of Theology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (156 degrees awarded).

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 Apex School of Theology are Clergy (74,661 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (11,012 people), Other managers (6,807 people), Education administrators (4,389 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (4,136 people).

The most specialized majors at Apex School of Theology are Theology (156 degrees awarded).

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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 Apex School of Theology are Physicians, Computer & information systems managers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Software developers, and Project management specialists

The most specialized majors at Apex School of Theology are Theology (156 degrees awarded).

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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 Apex School of Theology are Religious organizations (84,422 people), Elementary & secondary schools (21,388 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (9,425 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (8,409 people), and Construction (7,105 people).

The most specialized majors at Apex School of Theology are Theology (156 degrees awarded).

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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 Apex School of Theology.

Most Common

  1. 72 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 Apex School of Theology was Other Theology & Religious Vocations with 72 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 37

  2. 119

In 2017, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Apex School of Theology, which is 0.311 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (119).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Apex School of Theology in Other Theology & Religious Vocations, which is 0.291 times less than the 79 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 79 degrees were awarded to women at Apex School of Theology in Other Theology & Religious Vocations, which is 3.43 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%

100% Completion Time

93%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 55% of students graduating from Apex School of Theology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 93% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 93% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Apex School of Theology is Male and Hispanic or Latino (75% 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. Black or African American

    147 degrees awarded

  2. White

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Apex School of Theology is black or african american (147 degrees awarded). There were 16.3 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 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

    113 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    34 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Apex School of Theology is black or african american female (113 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (34 degrees).

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Operations

Apex School of Theology 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, Apex School of Theology had a total salary expenditure of $4.25M. Apex School of Theology employs 15 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Apex School of Theology are Male Professors (8), Female Professors(7), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Apex School of Theology are: Management, with 4 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Apex School of Theology has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Apex School of Theology 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Apex School of Theology 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

$2.55M

2017 Salaries

6.54%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Apex School of Theology paid a median of $2.55M in salaries, which represents 60% of their overall expenditure ($4.25M) and a 6.54% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 16.5% growth from 2015 and a 13.6% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$480k

Instructional Salaries

15

Number of Employees

In 2017, Apex School of Theology paid a total of $480k to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.8% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

15 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

4 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Apex School of Theology were Professor with 15 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Apex School of Theology were Management with 4 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Apex School of Theology was Male Professor with 8 employees, Female Professor with 7 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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