World Mission University

Overview of World Mission University

World Mission University is located in Los Angeles, CA (a large city). The school is a Other Religion school. World Mission University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

World Mission University is known for its programs in music, religion and philosophy.

World Mission University Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school.

Student Body

World Mission University had 249 enrolled students in 2007-2008. The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at World Mission University are 40 years old or older.

World Mission University Tuition and Affordability

The school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"World Mission University, an Evangelical institution exists to equip Bible-centered, mission-minded leaders for the church and the world"

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting World Mission University

World Mission University
500 Shatto Pl Ste 600
Los Angeles , CA 90020
General Phone: (213) 385-2322

World Mission University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy54bible studies, theology, ministry
Education and Teaching4early childhood education

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year41
Bachelor's degree251
Master's degree82
First-professional degree271

World Mission University Student Body

In 2007-2008, World Mission University had a total enrollment of 249 students (112 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 43%
Graduate 15%
First Professional 43%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Asian 64%
(Foreign Students) 36%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 3%
25-29 10%
30-34 10%
35-39 15%
40-49 41%
50-64 20%
65+ 1%

World Mission University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 25 %

World Mission University Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Los Angeles, 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.

World Mission University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,940
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,940
Books and supplies $ 600

Financial Aid:
World Mission University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3868300)

World Mission University Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$31,7200*

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

World Mission University Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Theology/Theological Studies

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World Mission University Highlights

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What Sets World Mission University Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in music
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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% of degrees in education and teaching
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 9%World Mission University % of degrees in education and teaching
Male % of student body
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Top 18%World Mission University Male % of student body
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%World Mission University % of degrees in religion and philosophy

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checked Open admission
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Offers distance learning
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checked Career counseling
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