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Grantham University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Grantham University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Grantham University Ranked?

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2021 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.

Grantham University was awarded 39 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Grantham University is ranked #1,697 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Grantham University is also ranked #28 out of 28 schools in Kansas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Grantham University?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Grantham 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.

Learn more about Grantham University admissions.

Grantham University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Grantham University, the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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 Grantham University is 37%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  37 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Grantham University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 39% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Grantham University. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  39 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 22% for first-time, full-time students at Grantham University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  22 out of 100
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Excellent Overall Diversity at Grantham University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,896 undergraduates at Grantham University with 2,548 being full-time and 3,348 being part-time.

Grantham University 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 99.37 out of 100, Grantham University is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  99.37 out of 100
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How Much Does Grantham University Cost?

The overall average net price of Grantham University is $8,684. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Grantham University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,323 $9,443 $12,502 $13,887 $13,323

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 Grantham University, 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 Grantham University, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $7,404 a year. That adds up to $29,616 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Grantham University is 19.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Grantham University Graduates Make?

Location of Grantham University

Located in Lenexa, Kansas, Grantham University is a private for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Lenexa makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Grantham University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 16025 West 113Th Street, Lenexa, KS 66219
Phone: 800-955-2527
Website: https://www.grantham.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/granthamu
Twitter: http://twitter.com/granthamu

Grantham University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 17 majors graduated from Grantham University. Of these students, 1,272 received undergraduate degrees and 506 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 151 $42,800
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 139 $55,000
Criminal Justice & Corrections 122 $43,400
Computer Science 48 NA
Electronics Engineering Technology 32 NA
Human Resource Management 31 NA
Information Technology 29 NA
Information Science 23 NA
Accounting 19 NA
Management Information Systems 17 NA

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

Online Learning at Grantham University

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 2017-2018, 8,059 students took at least one online class at Grantham University. This is a decrease from the 9,303 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 8,059 8,059
2016-2017 9,303 9,303
2015-2016 8,637 8,637
2014-2015 11,721 11,721
2013-2014 12,577 12,577

Learn more about online learning at Grantham University.

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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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