Bastyr University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,950
5.01% growth from 2021
2019 Default Rate
0.35%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
728
87.2% Full-Time

About

Bastyr University is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Bastyr University were Naturopathic Medicine (96 degrees awarded) and Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (4 degrees).

In 2022, 270 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bastyr University. 86.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 13.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (160 degrees), 3.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bastyr University is $28,950, which is $14,009 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Bastyr University is $28,950, which is $14,009 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 65% of undergraduate students attending Bastyr University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$28,950
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Bastyr University was $28,950. The cost of tuition at Bastyr University is $14,009 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Bastyr University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 25% with respect to 2021, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.35%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Bastyr University was 0.35%, which represents 1 out of the 286 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Bastyr University had a total enrollment of 728 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Bastyr University is 635 students and the part-time enrollment is 93. This means that 87.2% of students enrolled at Bastyr University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bastyr University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.8% White, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.2% Asian, 7.14% Black or African American, 5.49% Two or More Races, 0.687% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.412% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Bastyr University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (62.8%), followed by Asian Female (9.3%) and White Male (9.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (50.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (10.6%) and Asian Female (8.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bastyr University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 728 students. The full-time enrollment at Bastyr University is 635 and the part-time enrollment is 93. This means that 87.2% of students enrolled at Bastyr University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    421 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    89 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    74 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Bastyr University is 57.8% White, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.2% Asian, 7.14% Black or African American, 5.49% Two or More Races, 0.687% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.412% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 29 students (3.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 196 more women than men received degrees from Bastyr University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bastyr University is white (160 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (42 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Bastyr University is Naturopathic Medicine (96 degrees awarded), followed by Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (4 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Bastyr University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (44 degrees awarded), Psychology (47 degrees), and Health (165 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Registered nurses (1,479,072 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (233,748 people), Medical & health services managers (204,775 people), Other managers (196,340 people), and Physicians (182,426 people).

The most specialized majors at Bastyr University in 2022 are Interdisciplinary Studies (44 degrees awarded), Psychology (47 degrees), Health (165 degrees), Human Sciences (6 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (1 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Financial examiners, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Interdisciplinary Studies (44 degrees awarded), Psychology (47 degrees), Health (165 degrees), Human Sciences (6 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (1 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bastyr University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,747,809 people), Elementary & secondary schools (712,544 people), Outpatient care centers (418,096 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (342,055 people), and Offices of physicians (268,992 people).

The most specialized majors at Bastyr University are Interdisciplinary Studies (44 degrees awarded), Psychology (47 degrees), Health (165 degrees), Human Sciences (6 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (1 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bastyr University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 42 degrees awarded
  2. 34 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Bastyr University was Counseling Psychology with 42 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

37
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
233
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Bastyr University, which is 0.159 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (233).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Bastyr University in Naturopathic Medicine, which is 0.167 times less than the 90 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Bastyr University in Naturopathic Medicine, which is 6 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    160 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bastyr University is white (160 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (42 degrees).

4.81% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    138 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    34 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bastyr University is white female (138 degrees awarded). There were 4.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (34 degrees).

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Operations

Bastyr University has an endowment valued at nearly $4.08M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−6.44%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Bastyr University had a total salary expenditure of 36.2M. Bastyr University employs 20 Associate professors, 13 Professors and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at Bastyr University are Female Associate professor (14), Female Assistant professor (9), and Female Professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bastyr University are: Management, with 32 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 27 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

Endowment

$4.08M
2022 Endowment
5.55%
decline from 2021

Bastyr University has an endowment valued at about $4.08M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Bastyr University declined 5.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.56M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$18.5M
2022 Salaries
6.81%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Bastyr University paid a median of $18.5M in salaries, which represents 51% of their overall expenditure ($36.2M) and a 6.81% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.68M
Instructional Salaries
45
Number of Employees

In 2022, Bastyr University paid a total of $3.68M to 45 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bastyr University were Associate professor with 20 employees, Professor with 13 employees, and Assistant professor with 12 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bastyr University were Management with 32 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bastyr University was Female Associate professor with 14 employees, Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Female Professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Bastyr University.

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