2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$23,356

Net Price

62%

Admitted

55%

Enrolled

42%

Graduation Rate

20/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Missouri Baptist University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 4,983. In 2021, there were 37 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #25 in Missouri and ranks #800 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

37

Total Enrollment

4,983

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Missouri Baptist University

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#25

Missouri Rank

Combining ranking factors for 39 schools that offer psychology degrees in Missouri, Missouri Baptist University ranks #25.

#800

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Missouri Baptist University ranks #800.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Missouri Baptist University offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Mental Health Counseling.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
General Psychology30
Mental Health Counseling7
Total Graduates307
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 699 students applied to the Missouri Baptist University. The university admitted 62% and 55% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Missouri universities is 4,597. On average, all Missouri institutions admit 72% and 29% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Missouri Baptist University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 73%. Compared to all Missouri four or more years colleges, the percentage is 70%.

The overall graduation rate for Missouri Baptist University is 42%, compared to 54% for all Missouri universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare MBU to Missouri Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Missouri Baptist University to the average of all Missouri four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

MBU

699

Applicants

62%

Percent Admitted

55%

Percent Enrolled

73%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

42%

Graduation Rate

MO Colleges

4,597

Applicants

72%

Percent Admitted

29%

Percent Enrolled

70%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

54%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 69 or 28% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 179 or 72% part-time faculty members employed at Missouri Baptist University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 69 or 28%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

MBU

20 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

28%

Percent Full-Time

72%

Percent Part-Time

28%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

MO Colleges

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

54%

Percent Full-Time

46%

Percent Part-Time

51%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Missouri Baptist University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $29,076, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,298.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $10,670 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Missouri Baptist University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Missouri Baptist University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,040
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,845
Total Living Expenses$13,885
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$29,076
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,298
Total Undergraduate Expenses$44,259
In-State, Graduate Tuition$10,670
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$10,670
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Missouri Baptist University is $23,356. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Missouri Baptist University to all Missouri universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

MBU

$44,259

Cost to Attend

$15,522

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$23,356

Net Price

MO Colleges

$34,004

Cost to Attend

$14,433

Average Financial Aid

97%

Percent Receiving Aid

$18,086

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 238 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,351 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $15,522.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,351$15,522
Pell Grants611$4,559
Federal Student Loans1,049$7,573
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Missouri Baptist University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

MBU

1,351

Grant or Scholarship Aid

45%

Grants or Scholarships

611

Number of Pell Grants

20%

Pell Grants

1,049

Federal Student Loans

35%

Federal Student Loans

MO Colleges

3,322

Grant or Scholarship Aid

50%

Grants or Scholarships

1,371

Number of Pell Grants

21%

Pell Grants

1,909

Federal Student Loans

29%

Federal Student Loans

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