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Faith International University Data & Information Overview

43 awards Ranking Badges
3% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Faith International University Ranked?

Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) Highest Ranked Major

2023 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Faith International University was awarded 43 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is theology and religious vocations (other).

Overall Quality

Faith was not ranked in College Factual's 2023 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Is It Hard to Get Into Faith?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Faith International University has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Faith International University Faculty

10 to 1 Student to Faculty
41% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Faith is an impressive 10 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

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Faith International University is 41%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  41 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Faith International University

29% On-Time Graduation Rate

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Faith this rate is 29%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  29 out of 100

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Faith International University Undergraduate Student Diversity

86 Full-Time Undergraduates
51.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
39.5% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 142 undergraduates at Faith with 86 being full-time and 56 being part-time.

How Much Does Faith International University Cost?

$18,104 Net Price
18% Take Out Loans
$11,860 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Faith is $18,104. 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 Faith, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Faith, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $2,965 a year. That adds up to $11,860 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Faith is 2.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Faith Graduates Make?

$42,958 Avg Salary of Grads
Average Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Faith make around $42,958 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Faith International University make the most money.

Location of Faith International University

Washington State
86 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
Faith International University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Tacoma, Washington. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for Faith are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3504 N Pearl St, Tacoma, WA 98407-0186
Phone: 253-752-2020

Faith International University Majors

10 Majors With Completions
58 Undergraduate Degrees
56 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 10 majors graduated from Faith International University. Of these students, 58 received undergraduate degrees and 56 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 30 NA
Religious Studies 22 NA
General Education 6 NA
Human Resource Management 0 NA
Educational Administration 0 NA
Mental & Social Health Services 0 NA
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 0 NA
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 NA
Religious Education 0 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Faith International University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Faith

70% Take At Least One Class Online
55% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 222 students took at least one online class at Faith International University. This is an increase from the 132 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 222 176
2018-2019 132 106
2017-2018 83 24
2016-2017 141 59
2015-2016 588 480

Learn more about online learning at Faith International University.

Notes and References


*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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