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The Master's College And Seminary

Overview of The Master's College And Seminary

The campus of The Master's College and Seminary is in Santa Clarita, CA, which is a medium-sized suburb. Its Interdenominational nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. The Master's College and Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The Master's College and Seminary has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in media, music.

The Master's College and Seminary Selectivity

Admission at The Master's College and Seminary is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 490. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 480 and 630.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, The Master's College and Seminary had 1,511 students enrolled (1,655 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. The Master's College and Seminary offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Golden State Athletic Conference, Golden State Athletic Conference, Golden State Athletic Conference. The Master's College and Seminary offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting The Master's College and Seminary

The Master's College and Seminary
21726 Placerita Canyon Road
Santa Clarita , CA 91321-1200
General Phone: (661) 259-3540
http://www.masters.edu

The Master's College and Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy193bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, theology, ministry, pastoral counseling, youth ministry
Liberal Arts67English, liberal arts and sciences, political science, history
Business and Management46business management
Media25media studies
Science18biology
Music17music
Family and Social Work10family and consumer science
Education and Teaching6physical education teaching
Computer Science and Engineering5computer science
Mathematics5mathematics

Number of programs and degrees for The Master's College and Seminary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree28618
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years101
Master's degree874
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11
Doctor's degree - professional practice81

The Master's College and Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, The Master's College and Seminary had a total enrollment of 1,511 students (1,655 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 44%
Women 56%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 66%
Graduate 34%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 76%
Black 3%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 22%
20-21 26%
22-24 16%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

The Master's College and Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 80 %
Part-Time 50 %

The Master's College and Seminary Room and Board (2007)

The Master's College and Seminary offers campus housing for 697 of its 1,655 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Santa Clarita, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

The Master's College and Seminary Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total41536187%21058%
Men18416087%9358%
Women23120187%11758%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal490630
SAT Math480630
ACT Verbal1928
ACT Math2029
ACT Composite2129

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT80%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT37%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

The Master's College and Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,160
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,160
Room and board $ 7,250
Room charge $ 4,060
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,190
Books and supplies $ 1,314
Other expenses $ 2,088

Financial Aid:
The Master's College and Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 122000)

The Master's College and Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year23$79,0375$70,798
Associate professoracademic year20$67,5732*
Assistant professoracademic year9$67,5461*
Instructoracademic year5$48,5041*
All faculty totalacademic year57$70,5229$65,780

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

The Master's College and Seminary Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball Golden State Athletic Conference
Baseball Golden State Athletic Conference
Track Golden State Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total5353106
Baseball101020
Basketball19019
Track5611
All Other Sports193756

The Master's College and Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Family And Social Work
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Media
Communication and Media Studies, Other

Music
Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

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The Master's College and Seminary Highlights

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What Sets The Master's College and Seminary Apart:

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Male % of student body
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% of degrees in media
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Top 15%The Master's College and Seminary % of degrees in media
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% students on athletic fin. aid
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Top 19%The Master's College and Seminary % students on athletic fin. aid
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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Top 20%The Master's College and Seminary % of degrees in religion and philosophy

Notable:
checked Interdenominational affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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