Bethel College-North Newton

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,480

3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,519

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.29%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

55.8%

886 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

503

97.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

42.1%

53 Graduates

About

Bethel College-North Newton is a higher education institution located in Harvey County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bethel College-North Newton were Registered Nursing (30 degrees awarded), General Business (19 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (8 degrees).

In 2017, 105 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bethel College-North Newton. 59% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (88 degrees), 11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (8 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethel College-North Newton is $27,480, which is $2,286 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethel College-North Newton is $27,480, which is $2,286 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,519.

In 2017, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,480

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Bethel College-North Newton was $27,480. The cost of tuition at Bethel College-North Newton is $2,286 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$21,519

2017 Value

2.55%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Bethel College-North Newton had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,519. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Bethel College-North Newton grew by 2.55%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,995

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bethel College-North Newton was of $8,995 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 5.14% 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

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Bethel College-North Newton received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3% with respect to 2016, 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.

6.29%

2016 Default Rate

11

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Bethel College-North Newton was 6.29%, which represents 11 out of the 175 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

Bethel College-North Newton received 886 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 15.1% annual growth. Out of those 886 applicants, 494 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.8% acceptance rate.

There were 503 students enrolled at Bethel College-North Newton in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bethel College-North Newton has an overall enrollment yield of 25.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

494

Accepted Out of 886

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bethel College-North Newton was 55.8% (494 admissions from 886 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 56%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 15.1%, while admissions grew by 14.6%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Bethel College-North Newton in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Bethel College-North Newton has a total enrollment of 503 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethel College-North Newton is 489 students and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 97.2% of students enrolled at Bethel College-North Newton are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bethel College-North Newton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.6% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 9.34% Hispanic or Latino, 3.58% Two or More Races, 1.99% Asian, 0.398% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.199% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bethel College-North Newton in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (24.5%) and Black or African American Male (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bethel College-North Newton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 503 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethel College-North Newton is 489 and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 97.2% of students enrolled at Bethel College-North Newton are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

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 Bethel College-North Newton was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Bethel College-North Newton had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    335

  2. Black or African American

    82

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    47

The enrolled student population at Bethel College-North Newton is 66.6% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 9.34% Hispanic or Latino, 3.58% Two or More Races, 1.99% Asian, 0.398% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.199% 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.

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, 1 students (0.199%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 19 more women than men received degrees from Bethel College-North Newton. The majority of degree recipients at Bethel College-North Newton are white (88 degrees awarded). There were 11 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (8 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bethel College-North Newton is Registered Nursing (30 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (19 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (8 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bethel College-North Newton, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (5 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (6 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 Bethel College-North Newton are Physicians (460,037 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (289,236 people), Postsecondary teachers (267,190 people), Other managers (266,984 people), and Social workers, all other (177,040 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethel College-North Newton are History (5 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (4 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (9 degrees), and Biology (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 Bethel College-North Newton are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Bethel College-North Newton are History (5 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (4 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (9 degrees), and Biology (8 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 Bethel College-North Newton are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (598,626 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (565,800 people), Elementary & secondary schools (546,893 people), Offices of physicians (221,467 people), and Computer Systems Design (178,677 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethel College-North Newton are History (5 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (4 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (9 degrees), and Biology (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 Bethel College-North Newton.

Most Common

  1. 30 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bethel College-North Newton was Registered Nursing with 30 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 43

  2. 62

In 2017, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Bethel College-North Newton, which is 0.694 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (62).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Bethel College-North Newton in General Business, which is 3.75 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Bethel College-North Newton in Registered Nursing, which is 5 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 53% of students graduating from Bethel College-North Newton completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (56.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bethel College-North Newton is Female and White (56.6% 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.

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

    88 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    8 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bethel College-North Newton is white (88 degrees awarded). There were 11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (8 degrees).

1.9% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    53 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bethel College-North Newton is white female (53 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (35 degrees).

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Operations

Bethel College-North Newton has an endowment valued at nearly $18.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.21M (11.9%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Bethel College-North Newton had a total salary expenditure of $13.8M. Bethel College-North Newton employs 12 Professors, 12 Associate professors, and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at Bethel College-North Newton are Male Professors (9), Female Associate professors(8), and Female Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethel College-North Newton are: Management, with 20 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 17 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.6M

2017 Endowment

8.24%

growth from 2016

Bethel College-North Newton has an endowment valued at about $18.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Bethel College-North Newton grew 8.24% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.6M 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: Arts & Sciences Focus 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, Bethel College-North Newton 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

$6.39M

2017 Salaries

1.95%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Bethel College-North Newton paid a median of $6.39M in salaries, which represents 46.1% of their overall expenditure ($13.8M) and a 1.95% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.84% growth from 2015 and a 2.22% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.07M

Instructional Salaries

41

Number of Employees

In 2017, Bethel College-North Newton paid a total of $2.07M to 41 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

12 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

20 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bethel College-North Newton were Professor with 12 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethel College-North Newton were Management with 20 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bethel College-North Newton was Male Professor with 9 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 8 employees.

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