Baptist University of the Americas

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,520

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,443

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

177

66.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

18.8%

6 Graduates

About

Baptist University of the Americas is a higher education institution located in Bexar County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Baptist University of the Americas were Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (16 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (8 degrees), and Spanish Language & Literature (5 degrees).

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baptist University of the Americas. 55.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (18 degrees), 9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baptist University of the Americas is $5,520, which is $-8,480 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Baptist University of the Americas is $5,520, which is $-8,480 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 $11,443.

In 2017, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,520

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Baptist University of the Americas was $5,520. The cost of tuition at Baptist University of the Americas is $-8,480 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$11,443

2017 Value

22.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Baptist University of the Americas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,443. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Baptist University of the Americas grew by 22.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,100

Room and Board

$600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baptist University of the Americas was of $8,100 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of room and board did not change 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

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

6%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Baptist University of the Americas received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8.05% with respect to 2016, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Baptist University of the Americas (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.

10.2%

2016 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Baptist University of the Americas was 10.2%, which represents 5 out of the 49 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

Baptist University of the Americas has a total enrollment of 177 students. The full-time enrollment at Baptist University of the Americas is 118 students and the part-time enrollment is 59. This means that 66.7% of students enrolled at Baptist University of the Americas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baptist University of the Americas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.78% White, 0.565% Black or African American, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Baptist University of the Americas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (28%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22%) and White Female (3.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baptist University of the Americas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 177 students. The full-time enrollment at Baptist University of the Americas is 118 and the part-time enrollment is 59. This means that 66.7% of students enrolled at Baptist University of the Americas are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

32%

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 Baptist University of the Americas was 32%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Baptist University of the Americas had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    106

  2. White

    12

  3. Black or African American

    1

The enrolled student population at Baptist University of the Americas is 59.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.78% White, 0.565% Black or African American, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 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.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 4 more women than men received degrees from Baptist University of the Americas. The majority of degree recipients at Baptist University of the Americas are hispanic or latino (18 degrees awarded). There were 9 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baptist University of the Americas is Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (16 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (8 degrees) and Spanish Language & Literature (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Baptist University of the Americas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (16 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (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 Baptist University of the Americas are Accountants & auditors (1,108,246 people), Other managers (683,396 people), Financial managers (432,102 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (380,727 people), and Chief executives & legislators (330,860 people).

The most specialized majors at Baptist University of the Americas are Theology (16 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), and Business (8 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 Baptist University of the Americas are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Baptist University of the Americas are Theology (16 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), and Business (8 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 Baptist University of the Americas are Elementary & secondary schools (750,908 people), Banking & related activities (507,625 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (485,264 people), Computer Systems Design (484,338 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (428,361 people).

The most specialized majors at Baptist University of the Americas are Theology (16 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (5 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (2 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), and Business (8 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 Baptist University of the Americas.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baptist University of the Americas was Other Theological & Ministerial Studies with 16 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 16

  2. 20

In 2017, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Baptist University of the Americas, which is 0.8 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (20).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Baptist University of the Americas in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 1.67 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 6 degrees were awarded to women at Baptist University of the Americas in Other Theological & Ministerial Studies, which is 0.6 times less than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%

100% Completion Time

32%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 18% of students graduating from Baptist University of the Americas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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 (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Baptist University of the Americas is Female and Hispanic or Latino (42.9% 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. Hispanic or Latino

    18 degrees awarded

  2. White

    2 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baptist University of the Americas is hispanic or latino (18 degrees awarded). There were 9 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 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. Hispanic or Latino Female

    11 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    7 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Baptist University of the Americas is hispanic or latino female (11 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (7 degrees).

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Operations

Baptist University of the Americas has an endowment valued at nearly $3.69M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $182k (4.92%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Baptist University of the Americas had a total salary expenditure of $4.36M. Baptist University of the Americas employs 3 Instructors, 3 Professors, and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at Baptist University of the Americas are Female Instructors (3), Male Professors(2), and Male Assistant professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baptist University of the Americas are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 8 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 7 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.69M

2017 Endowment

24.5%

growth from 2016

Baptist University of the Americas has an endowment valued at about $3.69M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Baptist University of the Americas grew 24.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.41M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Baptist University of the Americas (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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, Baptist University of the Americas 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

$1.99M

2017 Salaries

6%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Baptist University of the Americas paid a median of $1.99M in salaries, which represents 45.7% of their overall expenditure ($4.36M) and a 6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 10% growth from 2015 and a 14.3% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$415k

Instructional Salaries

9

Number of Employees

In 2017, Baptist University of the Americas paid a total of $415k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.9% 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

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

3 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baptist University of the Americas were Instructor with 3 employees; Professor with 3 employees; and Professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baptist University of the Americas were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 7 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baptist University of the Americas was Female Instructor with 3 employees, Male Professor with 2 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Baptist University of the Americas.

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