The Master's University and Seminary

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$32,600

3.33% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,809

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.6%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

65.8%

617 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,946

59% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

55.5%

127 Graduates

About

The Master's University and Seminary is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The Master's University and Seminary were General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees awarded), Theological Studies (42 degrees), and General Studies (32 degrees).

In 2017, 391 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Master's University and Seminary. 43.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (242 degrees), 7.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (34 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The Master's University and Seminary is $32,600, which is $11,867 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The Master's University and Seminary is $32,600, which is $11,867 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,809.

In 2017, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,600

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The Master's University and Seminary was $32,600. The cost of tuition at The Master's University and Seminary is $11,867 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$26,809

2017 Value

0.597%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The Master's University and Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,809. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The Master's University and Seminary grew by 0.597%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,396

Room and Board

$1,792

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The Master's University and Seminary was of $11,396 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,792. The cost of room and board increased by 3.46% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.59% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at The Master's University and Seminary received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.53% with respect to 2016, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.6%

2016 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The Master's University and Seminary was 1.6%, which represents 5 out of the 312 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

The Master's University and Seminary received 617 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 38.3% annual growth. Out of those 617 applicants, 406 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,946 students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary in 2017, and 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The Master's University and Seminary has an overall enrollment yield of 40.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

406

Accepted Out of 617

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The Master's University and Seminary was 65.8% (406 admissions from 617 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 83.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 38.3%, while admissions grew by 9.43%.

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SAT Scores

62%

Submission Percentage

102

Scores Submitted

62% of enrolled first-time students at The Master's University and Seminary in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The Master's University and Seminary has a total enrollment of 1,946 students. The full-time enrollment at The Master's University and Seminary is 1,148 students and the part-time enrollment is 798. This means that 59% of students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The Master's University and Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.5% White, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 6.63% Asian, 5.34% Two or More Races, 2.62% Black or African American, 0.257% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.206% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (34.1%), followed by White Female (33%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (45.7%), followed by Asian Male (14.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.94%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Master's University and Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,946 students. The full-time enrollment at The Master's University and Seminary is 1,148 and the part-time enrollment is 798. This means that 59% of students enrolled at The Master's University and Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

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 The Master's University and Seminary was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), The Master's University and Seminary had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,157

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    214

  3. Asian

    129

The enrolled student population at The Master's University and Seminary is 59.5% White, 11% Hispanic or Latino, 6.63% Asian, 5.34% Two or More Races, 2.62% Black or African American, 0.257% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.206% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 161 students (8.27%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 53 fewer women than men received degrees from The Master's University and Seminary. The majority of degree recipients at The Master's University and Seminary are white (242 degrees awarded). There were 7.12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (34 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The Master's University and Seminary is General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees awarded), followed by Theological Studies (42 degrees) and General Studies (32 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The Master's University and Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (154 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), and English (16 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Elementary & middle school teachers (251,954 people), Other managers (183,339 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (131,876 people), Clergy (125,305 people), and Postsecondary teachers (123,250 people).

The most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Theology (154 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), English (16 degrees), Communications (32 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 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 The Master's University and Seminary are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Theology (154 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), English (16 degrees), Communications (32 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 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 The Master's University and Seminary are Elementary & secondary schools (461,961 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (301,671 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (161,711 people), Religious organizations (156,871 people), and Computer Systems Design (141,161 people).

The most specialized majors at The Master's University and Seminary are Theology (154 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), English (16 degrees), Communications (32 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 45 degrees awarded

  2. 42 degrees awarded

  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The Master's University and Seminary was General Business Administration & Management with 45 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 222

  2. 169

In 2017, 222 degrees were awarded to men at The Master's University and Seminary, which is 1.31 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (169).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 56 degrees were awarded to men at The Master's University and Seminary in Divinity & 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, 31 degrees were awarded to women at The Master's University and Seminary in General Studies, which is 31 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%

100% Completion Time

69%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 57% of students graduating from The Master's University and Seminary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The Master's University and Seminary is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 1.57% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    242 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    34 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Master's University and Seminary is white (242 degrees awarded). There were 7.12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (34 degrees).

2.81% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    138 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    104 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The Master's University and Seminary is white male (138 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (104 degrees).

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Operations

The Master's University and Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $22.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.88M (13%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, The Master's University and Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $40.4M. The Master's University and Seminary employs 31 Professors, 19 Associate professors, and 13 Assistant professors. Most academics at The Master's University and Seminary are Male Professors (28), Male Associate professors(17), and Male Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary are: Management, with 51 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 28 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.1M

2017 Endowment

14.8%

growth from 2016

The Master's University and Seminary has an endowment valued at about $22.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The Master's University and Seminary grew 14.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $148k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, The Master's University and Seminary received $148k 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

$18.7M

2017 Salaries

6.68%

growth from 2016

In 2017, The Master's University and Seminary paid a median of $18.7M in salaries, which represents 46.2% of their overall expenditure ($40.4M) and a 6.68% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.37% growth from 2015 and a 3.29% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.28M

Instructional Salaries

68

Number of Employees

In 2017, The Master's University and Seminary paid a total of $5.28M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

51 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary were Professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 19 employees; and Associate professor with 13 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary were Management with 51 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees; and Service with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The Master's University and Seminary was Male Professor with 28 employees, Male Associate professor with 17 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 8 employees.

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