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Missouri Baptist University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Saint Louis, MO

$29,076

Avg tuition

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About Missouri Baptist University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Baptist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Missouri Baptist University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Saint Louis, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,251, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 62%. The university offers 56 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 41%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for students are $29,076.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

62% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

73% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

41% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-29

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 870-1110

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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5k

Students enrolled

33%

Online student enrollment

20:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

75%

Unknown

9%

Black

8%

Hispanic

2%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

41% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

28

Total Online Enrollment

1,622

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

67% On-campus

33% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 50% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 23% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 25% online

Master's Check Bold 73% online

Doctorate Check Bold 50% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $29,076 $29,076
Graduate $10,670 $10,670

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,298
On-campus room and board $11,040
On-campus other expenses $2,845
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $8,132
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,000
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,000

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $44,259 $44,259
Off-campus without family $42,506 $42,506
Off-campus with family $34,374 $34,374

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

41%

State Grant Aid

36%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,680
State Grant Aid $1,891
Institution Grant Aid $16,168
Pell Grant Aid $4,559

Financial Outlook

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

$32k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NAIA Division I

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Bowling
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Other Sports
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

4

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Education

BA

MA

DOC