Missouri Baptist University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,252
4.04% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$25,590
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.28%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
70.9%
1,055 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
5,231
29% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
40%
104 Graduates

About

Missouri Baptist University is a higher education institution located in St. Louis County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Missouri Baptist University were School Counseling & Guidance Services (43 degrees awarded), Teacher Education & Professional Development (43 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees).

In 2022, 685 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Missouri Baptist University. 66.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (565 degrees), 8.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (64 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Missouri Baptist University is $30,252, which is $6,256 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Missouri Baptist University is $30,252, which is $6,256 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,590.

In 2022, 33% of undergraduate students attending Missouri Baptist University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 25% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$30,252
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Missouri Baptist University was $30,252. The cost of tuition at Missouri Baptist University is $6,256 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$25,590
2022 Value
9.56%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Missouri Baptist University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,590. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Missouri Baptist University grew by 9.56%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,586
Room and Board
$1,298
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Missouri Baptist University was of $9,586 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.56% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,298. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
25%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

33% of undergraduate students at Missouri Baptist University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.94% with respect to 2021, when 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.28%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Missouri Baptist University was 1.28%, which represents 12 out of the 937 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Missouri Baptist University received 1,055 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 50.9% annual growth. Out of those 1,055 applicants, 748 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.9% acceptance rate.

There were 5,231 students enrolled at Missouri Baptist University in 2022. 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Missouri Baptist University has an overall enrollment yield of 42.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
748
Accepted Out of 1,055

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Missouri Baptist University was 70.9% (748 admissions from 1,055 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 61.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 50.9%, while admissions grew by 73.1%..

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SAT Scores

5%
Submission Percentage (2022)
17
Scores Submitted (2022)

5% of enrolled first-time students at Missouri Baptist University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Missouri Baptist University had a total enrollment of 5,231 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Missouri Baptist University is 1,515 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,716. This means that 29% of students enrolled at Missouri Baptist University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Missouri Baptist University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.5% White, 5.62% Black or African American, 0.898% Asian, 0.726% Two or More Races, 0.707% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.478% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.115% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Missouri Baptist University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.4%), followed by White Male (28.5%) and Black or African American Male (7.63%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (60%), followed by White Male (13.6%) and Black or African American Female (12%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Missouri Baptist University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,231 students. The full-time enrollment at Missouri Baptist University is 1,515 and the part-time enrollment is 3,716. This means that 29% of students enrolled at Missouri Baptist University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2022 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 Missouri Baptist University was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Missouri Baptist University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,223 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    294 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    47 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Missouri Baptist University is 42.5% White, 5.62% Black or African American, 0.898% Asian, 0.726% Two or More Races, 0.707% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.478% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.115% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 2,477 students (47.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 229 more women than men received degrees from Missouri Baptist University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Missouri Baptist University is white (565 degrees awarded). There were 8.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (64 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Missouri Baptist University is School Counseling & Guidance Services (43 degrees awarded), followed by Teacher Education & Professional Development (43 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Missouri Baptist University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (263 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Missouri Baptist University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,579,208 people), Secondary school teachers (460,989 people), Education administrators (269,852 people), Social workers, all other (197,282 people), and Special education teachers (189,824 people).

The most specialized majors at Missouri Baptist University in 2022 are Education (263 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), Protective Services (28 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Missouri Baptist University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Missouri Baptist University are Education (263 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), Protective Services (28 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees) (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 Missouri Baptist University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,806,346 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (388,189 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (301,461 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (232,431 people), and Individual & family services (169,792 people).

The most specialized majors at Missouri Baptist University are Education (263 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), Protective Services (28 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Missouri Baptist University.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Missouri Baptist University was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 43 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

228
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
457
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 228 degrees were awarded to men at Missouri Baptist University, which is 0.499 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (457).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Missouri Baptist University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.59 times more than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Missouri Baptist University in School Counseling & Guidance Services, which is 7.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% of students graduating from Missouri Baptist University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (58.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Missouri Baptist University is Female and White (58.4% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.962% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    565 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    64 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Missouri Baptist University is white (565 degrees awarded). There were 8.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (64 degrees).

1.9% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    386 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    179 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Missouri Baptist University is white female (386 degrees awarded). There were 2.16 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (179 degrees).

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Operations

Missouri Baptist University has an endowment valued at nearly $4.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−63.5%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Missouri Baptist University had a total salary expenditure of 34.9M. Missouri Baptist University employs 40 Assistant professors, 13 Professors and 13 Associate professors. Most academics at Missouri Baptist University are Female Assistant professor (26), Male Assistant professor (14), and Male Professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Missouri Baptist University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 54 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, and Management with 27 employees.

Endowment

$4.7M
2022 Endowment
1.59%
growth from 2021

Missouri Baptist University has an endowment valued at about $4.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Missouri Baptist University grew 1.59% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $41.9M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$19.5M
2022 Salaries
30.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Missouri Baptist University paid a median of $19.5M in salaries, which represents 55.9% of their overall expenditure ($34.9M) and a 30.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.74M
Instructional Salaries
74
Number of Employees

In 2022, Missouri Baptist University paid a total of $4.74M to 74 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
54 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Missouri Baptist University were Assistant professor with 40 employees, Professor with 13 employees, and Associate professor with 13 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Missouri Baptist University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees, and Management with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Missouri Baptist University was Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, Male Assistant professor with 14 employees, and Male Professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Missouri Baptist University.

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