Graduate Theological Union

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2019 Default Rate
1.23%
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2022 Enrolled Students
172
70.3% Full-Time

About

Graduate Theological Union is a higher education institution located in Alameda County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Research Doctorate concentrations at Graduate Theological Union were Theological Studies (24 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Graduate Theological Union. 51.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (18 degrees), 4.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (4 degrees).

Costs

Student Loan Default Rate

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1.23%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Graduate Theological Union was 1.23%, which represents 1 out of the 81 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Graduate Theological Union had a total enrollment of 172 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Graduate Theological Union is 121 students and the part-time enrollment is 51. This means that 70.3% of students enrolled at Graduate Theological Union are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Graduate Theological Union, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.8% White, 14.5% Asian, 5.23% Black or African American, 4.65% Two or More Races, 1.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.581% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (19%), followed by White Female (9.92%) and Asian Male (6.61%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Graduate Theological Union in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 172 students. The full-time enrollment at Graduate Theological Union is 121 and the part-time enrollment is 51. This means that 70.3% of students enrolled at Graduate Theological Union are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    53 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    25 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    9 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Graduate Theological Union is 30.8% White, 14.5% Asian, 5.23% Black or African American, 4.65% Two or More Races, 1.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.581% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 28 students (16.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1 more women than men received degrees from Graduate Theological Union. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Graduate Theological Union is white (18 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (4 degrees).

The most common Research Doctorate concentration at Graduate Theological Union is Theological Studies (24 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Graduate Theological Union, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (43 degrees awarded).

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 Graduate Theological Union are Clergy (75,499 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (9,354 people), Other managers (6,962 people), Postsecondary teachers (4,622 people), and Education administrators (4,507 people).

The most specialized majors at Graduate Theological Union in 2022 are Theology (43 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 Graduate Theological Union are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Graduate Theological Union are Theology (43 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 Graduate Theological Union are Religious organizations (82,746 people), Elementary & secondary schools (23,116 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,032 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (8,773 people), and Construction (8,294 people).

The most specialized majors at Graduate Theological Union are Theology (43 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common research doctorate concentration at Graduate Theological Union was Theological Studies with 24 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from research doctorate programs at Graduate Theological Union according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

21
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
22
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Graduate Theological Union, which is 0.955 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (22).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Graduate Theological Union in Theological Studies, which is 0.955 times less than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Graduate Theological Union in Theological Studies, which is 1.05 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    18 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    4 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Graduate Theological Union is white (18 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (4 degrees).

11.6% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    10 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Graduate Theological Union is white male (10 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (8 degrees).

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Operations

Graduate Theological Union has an endowment valued at nearly $52.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−3.42%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Graduate Theological Union had a total salary expenditure of 10.7M. Graduate Theological Union employs 4 Associate professors, 4 Assistant professors and 1 Lecturers. Most academics at Graduate Theological Union are Male Associate professor (2), Female Associate professor (2), and Male Assistant professor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Graduate Theological Union are: Management, with 18 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

Endowment

$52.6M
2022 Endowment
10.3%
decline from 2021

Graduate Theological Union has an endowment valued at about $52.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Graduate Theological Union declined 10.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $41M higher 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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Salary Expenditure

$5.45M
2022 Salaries
11.4%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Graduate Theological Union paid a median of $5.45M in salaries, which represents 50.8% of their overall expenditure ($10.7M) and a 11.4% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$938k
Instructional Salaries
11
Number of Employees

In 2022, Graduate Theological Union paid a total of $938k to 11 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Graduate Theological Union were Associate professor with 4 employees, Assistant professor with 4 employees, and Lecturer with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Graduate Theological Union were Management with 18 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Graduate Theological Union was Male Associate professor with 2 employees, Female Associate professor with 2 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Graduate Theological Union.

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