Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,920
0.892% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,012
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.42%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
100%
80 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,038
61.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
20%
1 Graduates

About

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is a higher education institution located in Clay County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Biblical Studies (17 degrees awarded), Missionary Studies & Missiology (13 degrees), and Divinity & Ministry (10 degrees).

In 2019, 383 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 13.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 86.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (285 degrees), 11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $7,920, which is $-6,580 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $7,920, which is $-6,580 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,012.

In 2019, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 35% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,920
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was $7,920. The cost of tuition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is $-6,580 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$19,012
2019 Value
13.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,012. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grew by 13.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,161
Room and Board
$600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was of $10,161 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of room and board increased by 12.3% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 52.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
35%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 19.6% with respect to 2018, when 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.42%
2017 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 5.42%, which represents 9 out of the 166 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary received 80 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 29.8% annual decline. Out of those 80 applicants, 80 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 3,038 students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2019, and 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 90%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
80
Accepted Out of 80

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 100% (80 admissions from 80 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 95.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -29.8%, while admissions declined by -26.6%.

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SAT Scores

3%
Submission Percentage
2
Scores Submitted

3% of enrolled first-time students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 3,038 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,868 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,170. This means that 61.5% of students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.8% White, 11.8% Asian, 5.1% Black or African American, 4.25% Hispanic or Latino, 0.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.56% Two or More Races, and 0.0658% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (54.7%), followed by White Female (21%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (51.8%), followed by Asian Male (14.8%) and White Female (5.05%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,038 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 1,868 and the part-time enrollment is 1,170. This means that 61.5% of students enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2019 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,907
  2. Asian
    358
  3. Black or African American
    155

The enrolled student population at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is 62.8% White, 11.8% Asian, 5.1% Black or African American, 4.25% Hispanic or Latino, 0.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.56% Two or More Races, and 0.0658% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 328 students (10.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 281 fewer women than men received degrees from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (285 degrees awarded). There were 11 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (26 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is Biblical Studies (17 degrees awarded), followed by Missionary Studies & Missiology (13 degrees) and Divinity & Ministry (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (340 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (5 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Registered nurses (1,473,528 people), Accountants & auditors (1,001,379 people), Other managers (764,712 people), Financial managers (496,327 people), and Chief executives & legislators (391,156 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (340 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (5 degrees), Health (29 degrees), and Business (1 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (340 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (5 degrees), Health (29 degrees), and Business (1 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,799,593 people), Elementary & secondary schools (798,936 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (520,010 people), Computer Systems Design (513,588 people), and Banking & related activities (489,502 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Theology (340 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (5 degrees), Health (29 degrees), and Business (1 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 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Most Common
  1. 17 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 13 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 10 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was Biblical Studies with 17 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

332
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
51
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 332 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 6.51 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (51).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Theological Studies, which is 9.71 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 14 degrees were awarded to women at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Theological Studies, which is 0.103 times less than the 136 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 0% of students graduating from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is Male and White (25% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    285 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white (285 degrees awarded). There were 11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (26 degrees).

5.48% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    247 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    38 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is white male (247 degrees awarded). There were 6.5 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (38 degrees).

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Operations

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $6.14M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $982k (16%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $18.4M. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary employs 16 Assistant professors, 10 Professors, and 10 Associate professors. Most academics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are Male Assistant professors (16), Male Professors(10), and Male Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are: Office and Administrative Support, with 26 employees, Management, with 17 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.14M
2019 Endowment
4.07%
growth from 2018

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $6.14M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grew 4.07% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.96M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 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

$8.96M
2019 Salaries
37.5%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a median of $8.96M in salaries, which represents 48.6% of their overall expenditure ($18.4M) and a 37.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.22% decline from 2017 and a 11.7% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.46M
Instructional Salaries
36
Number of Employees

In 2019, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary paid a total of $1.46M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
26 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Assistant professor with 16 employees; Professor with 10 employees; and Professor with 10 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary were Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees; Management with 17 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, Male Professor with 10 employees, and Male Associate professor with 10 employees.

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