Kuyper College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,506

4% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,387

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.88%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

66.1%

127 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

184

79.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

47.8%

22 Graduates

About

Kuyper College is a higher education institution located in Kent County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kuyper College were Social Work (9 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (6 degrees), and Religious & Sacred Music (4 degrees).

In 2017, 35 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kuyper College. 60% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (30 degrees), 15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kuyper College is $20,506, which is $-4,688 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kuyper College is $20,506, which is $-4,688 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,387.

In 2017, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,506

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Kuyper College was $20,506. The cost of tuition at Kuyper College is $-4,688 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$14,387

2017 Value

6.74%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Kuyper College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,387. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Kuyper College grew by 6.74%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,065

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kuyper College was of $7,065 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 0.142% 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

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Kuyper College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.15% with respect to 2016, when 87% 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.

5.88%

2016 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Kuyper College was 5.88%, which represents 5 out of the 85 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

Kuyper College received 127 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 17.5% annual decline. Out of those 127 applicants, 84 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.1% acceptance rate.

There were 184 students enrolled at Kuyper College in 2017, and 63% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kuyper College has an overall enrollment yield of 38.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

84

Accepted Out of 127

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kuyper College was 66.1% (84 admissions from 127 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 73.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -17.5%, while admissions declined by -25.7%.

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SAT Scores

63%

Submission Percentage

20

Scores Submitted

63% of enrolled first-time students at Kuyper College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Kuyper College has a total enrollment of 184 students. The full-time enrollment at Kuyper College is 146 students and the part-time enrollment is 38. This means that 79.3% of students enrolled at Kuyper College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kuyper College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.4% White, 3.26% Two or More Races, 2.72% Asian, 2.17% Black or African American, 2.17% Hispanic or Latino, 0.543% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kuyper College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (54.8%), followed by White Male (25.3%) and Asian Male (3.42%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kuyper College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 184 students. The full-time enrollment at Kuyper College is 146 and the part-time enrollment is 38. This means that 79.3% of students enrolled at Kuyper College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

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 Kuyper College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Kuyper College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    148

  2. Two or More Races

    6

  3. Asian

    5

The enrolled student population at Kuyper College is 80.4% White, 3.26% Two or More Races, 2.72% Asian, 2.17% Black or African American, 2.17% Hispanic or Latino, 0.543% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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, 8 students (4.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 7 more women than men received degrees from Kuyper College. The majority of degree recipients at Kuyper College are white (30 degrees awarded). There were 15 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kuyper College is Social Work (9 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (6 degrees) and Religious & Sacred Music (4 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kuyper College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (13 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and English (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 Kuyper College are Accountants & auditors (1,093,930 people), Other managers (663,204 people), Financial managers (428,158 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (379,753 people), and Chief executives & legislators (324,653 people).

The most specialized majors at Kuyper College are Theology (13 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), English (2 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (1 degrees), and Business (7 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 Kuyper College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Other financial specialists

The most specialized majors at Kuyper College are Theology (13 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), English (2 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (1 degrees), and Business (7 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 Kuyper College are Elementary & secondary schools (777,335 people), Banking & related activities (497,664 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (474,756 people), Computer Systems Design (444,028 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (422,390 people).

The most specialized majors at Kuyper College are Theology (13 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), English (2 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (1 degrees), and Business (7 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 Kuyper College.

Most Common

  1. 9 degrees awarded

  2. 6 degrees awarded

  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kuyper College was Social Work with 9 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 14

  2. 21

In 2017, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Kuyper College, which is 0.667 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (21).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Kuyper College in Youth Ministry, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 7 degrees were awarded to women at Kuyper College in Social Work, which is 3.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%

100% Completion Time

50%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 40% of students graduating from Kuyper College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kuyper College is Male and Asian (100% 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

    30 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    2 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kuyper College is white (30 degrees awarded). There were 15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2 degrees).

2.86% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    18 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    12 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kuyper College is white female (18 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (12 degrees).

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Operations

Kuyper College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.92M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $433k (22.5%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Kuyper College had a total salary expenditure of $5.89M. Kuyper College employs 6 Professors, 2 Associate professors, and 1 Instructors. Most academics at Kuyper College are Male Professors (4), Female Professors(2), and Male Instructors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kuyper College are: Management, with 11 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 4 employees, and Service with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.92M

2017 Endowment

77.3%

decline from 2016

Kuyper College has an endowment valued at about $1.92M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Kuyper College declined 77.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $35.2M 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $81.7k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Kuyper College received $81.7k 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

$2.8M

2017 Salaries

7.66%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Kuyper College paid a median of $2.8M in salaries, which represents 47.5% of their overall expenditure ($5.89M) and a 7.66% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.17% decline from 2015 and a 12.5% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$630k

Instructional Salaries

10

Number of Employees

In 2017, Kuyper College paid a total of $630k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

6 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

11 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kuyper College were Professor with 6 employees; Associate professor with 2 employees; and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kuyper College were Management with 11 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees; and Service with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kuyper College was Male Professor with 4 employees, Female Professor with 2 employees, and Male Instructor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Kuyper College.

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