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

$18,917

Net Price

%

Admitted

%

Enrolled

59%

Graduation Rate

8/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Welch College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 335. In 2021, there were 11 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

11

Total Enrollment

335

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Welch College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

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

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology11
Total Graduates11
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 0 students applied to the Welch College. The university admitted % and % of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Tennessee universities is 6,236. On average, all Tennessee institutions admit 72% and 29% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Welch College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 72%. Compared to all Tennessee four or more years colleges, the percentage is 73%.

The overall graduation rate for Welch College is 59%, compared to 57% for all Tennessee universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 17%.

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

Compare WC to Tennessee Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Welch College to the average of all Tennessee 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.

WC

0

Applicants

%

Percent Admitted

%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

59%

Graduation Rate

TN Colleges

6,236

Applicants

72%

Percent Admitted

29%

Percent Enrolled

73%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

57%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 16 or 36% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 28 or 64% part-time faculty members employed at Welch College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 16 or 36%.

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.

WC

8 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

36%

Percent Full-Time

64%

Percent Part-Time

36%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

TN Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

60%

Percent Full-Time

40%

Percent Part-Time

59%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Welch College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $20,170, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $8,100 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Welch College 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 Welch College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$7,728
On-Campus Living Expenses$7,000
Total Living Expenses$14,728
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$20,170
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$35,898
In-State, Graduate Tuition$8,100
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$8,100
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Welch College is $18,917. 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 Welch College to all Tennessee 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.

WC

$35,898

Cost to Attend

$12,378

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$18,917

Net Price

TN Colleges

$38,189

Cost to Attend

$16,224

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$19,644

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 44 or 92%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 208 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $12,378.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid208$12,378
Pell Grants79$4,418
Federal Student Loans108$8,289
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Welch College 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.

WC

208

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

79

Number of Pell Grants

20%

Pell Grants

108

Federal Student Loans

27%

Federal Student Loans

TN Colleges

4,167

Grant or Scholarship Aid

54%

Grants or Scholarships

1,615

Number of Pell Grants

21%

Pell Grants

1,978

Federal Student Loans

25%

Federal Student Loans

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