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Baptist University of the Americas Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Baptist University of the Americas? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Baptist University of the Americas offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Baptist University of the Americas Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Baptist University of the Americas was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Baptist University of the Americas was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Baptist University of the Americas?

Acceptance Rate

Baptist University of the Americas has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Baptist University of the Americas Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Baptist University of the Americas is an impressive 8 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Baptist University of the Americas is 26%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  26 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Baptist University of the Americas

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 32% rate at Baptist University of the Americas is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  32 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Baptist University of the Americas is 18%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  18 out of 100
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Baptist University of the Americas Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 154 undergraduates at Baptist University of the Americas with 113 being full-time and 41 being part-time.

Baptist University of the Americas Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 19.33 out of 100, Baptist University of the Americas is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  19.33 out of 100
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How Much Does Baptist University of the Americas Cost?

The overall average net price of Baptist University of the Americas is $9,193. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Baptist University of the Americas, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Baptist University of the Americas, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $5,444 a year. That adds up to $21,776 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Baptist University of the Americas is 10.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Baptist University of the Americas Graduates Make?

Location of Baptist University of the Americas

Located in San Antonio, Texas, Baptist University of the Americas is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Baptist University of the Americas

Contact details for Baptist University of the Americas are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7838 Barlite Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78224-1364
Phone: 210-924-4338
Website: www.bua.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Baptist-University-of-the-Am%C3%A9ricas/370332525263
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/BUAtexas

Baptist University of the Americas Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 8 NA
Music 7 NA
Business Administration & Management 5 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 5 NA
Romance Languages 3 NA
Multicultural & Diversity Studies 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Baptist University of the Americas along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Baptist University of the Americas

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 44 students took at least one online class at Baptist University of the Americas. This is an increase from the 41 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 44 6
2016-2017 41 0
2015-2016 5 0
2014-2015 7 7
2013-2014 0 0

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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