Baptist University Of The Americas

Overview of Baptist University Of The Americas

Baptist University is in a large city, in San Antonio, TX. The school has a Baptist religious affiliation. Baptist University is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at Baptist University include religion and philosophy.

Baptist University Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission.


Some professors at Baptist University are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 195 students (141 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at Baptist University are minorities. Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school. The student body at Baptist University is overwhelmingly male.

Student Life

The school is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans.

Baptist University Tuition and Affordability

Degree seekers find Baptist University to be more affordable than many of its peers.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Baptist University of the AmTricas, as an institution of higher education, is the formation, from the Hispanic context, of cross-cultural Christian leaders."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Baptist University

Baptist University of the Americas
8019 Pan Am Expwy
San Antonio , TX 78224-1336

Baptist University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy30theological and ministerial studies

Number of programs and degrees for Baptist University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree21
Bachelor's degree281

Baptist University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Baptist University had a total enrollment of 195 students (141 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 11%
20-21 12%
22-24 21%
25-29 16%
30-34 13%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 4%
65+ 2%

Baptist University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 31 %
Part-Time 50 %

Baptist University Room and Board (2007)

Baptist University offers campus housing for 176 of its 141 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of San Antonio, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 5 meals per week.

Baptist University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,490
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,490
Room and board $ 2,300
Room charge $ 1,600
Board (meal plan) charge $ 700
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 1,600

Financial Aid:
Baptist University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3733300)

Baptist University Faculty

Baptist University has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*0*
Associate professoracademic year1*1*
Assistant professoracademic year2*1*
Instructoracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year5$46,3843$41,947

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Baptist University Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other

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Baptist University Highlights

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What Sets Baptist University Apart:

% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 1%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Baptist University Dorm rooms per full-time student
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Baptist University Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Baptist University Male % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Baptist University % students 40 years or older
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Baptist University Minority % of student body
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 16%Baptist University Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Baptist University % of full-time faculty on tenure track

checked Baptist affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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