The Master’s University

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School Overview

The Master’s University is a liberal arts college that provides students with a Christian-based education. Its campus is located in Santa Clarita, California and is an independent school not affiliate with any religion or group.

General Information

Admission Office

21726 Placerita Canyon Road

Santa Clarita, CA 91321-1200

(661) 259-3540

(800) 568-6248

Fax: (661) 288-1037



Contact: Hollie Gorsh

Director of Admissions
Main Address

21726 Placerita Canyon Road

Santa Clarita, CA 91321-1200

(661) 259-3540

www.masters.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,039

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 192

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,039

Graduate enrollment: 124

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 51%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 78%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $22,140 $23,495 $24,670 $25,640 +3.93%
Books and Supplies $1,386 $1,314 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,760 $7,250 $8,000 $8,320 +4.00%
Other $2,142 $2,088 $2,088 $2,250 +7.76%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $33,428 $34,147 $36,396 $37,830 +3.94%
In-state Off Campus $23,526 $24,809 $26,308 $27,260 +3.62%
In-state with Family $23,526 $24,809 $26,308 $27,260 +3.62%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $11,040
In-state Student Fees $0
Out-of-state Tuition $11,040
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $0

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 188 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 156 81% $2,251,100 $14,430
• Federal grants 55 29% $234,368 $4,261
• Pell grants 55 29% $189,276 $3,441
• Other federal grants 35 18% $45,092 $1,288
State and local government grant or scholarships 44 23% $369,176 $8,390
Institutional scholarships or grants 156 81% $1,647,556 $10,561
Student loan financial aid 113 59% $1,003,548 $8,881
• Federal student loans 113 59% $800,752 $7,086
• Other student loans 16 8% $202,796 $12,675

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 196 100 3 10
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 17
Biology/biological Sciences, General 17
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 45
Business Administration and Management, General 45
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 4
Communication and Media Studies, Other 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4
Computer Science 4
Education 5 3
Education, General 3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 5
English Language and Literature/letters 8
English Language and Literature, General 8
History 7
History, General 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 19
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 19
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Mathematics, General 2
Social Sciences 6
Political Science and Government, General 6
Theology and Religious Vocations 58 97 3 10
Bible/biblical Studies 26 1 10
Divinity/ministry 49
Missions/missionary Studies and Missiology 3
Pastoral Studies/counseling 22 36 2
Religious Education 1
Theology/theological Studies 6 11 1
Youth Ministry
Visual and Performing Arts 14
Music, General 14
Work and Family Studies 7
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

ESL Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Premedicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Natural Sciences B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General B

Social Sciences

American Government/Politics B
Political Science/Government B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B,C
Pastoral Counseling B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

The Master's University and Seminary Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(661) 259-3540
Website:www.masters.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.masters.edu/undergrad/onlineapplication.aspx
Address:21726 Placerita Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91321-1200
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,895
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):54%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,342 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$31,970
Out-of-state Tuition:$31,970
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,348

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

The Master's University and Seminary Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The Master's University and Seminary.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education3
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations652
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total2592

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at The Master's University and Seminary.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Theology and Religious Vocations21
Grand total42

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The Master's University and Seminary and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$31,970
Out-of-state$31,970
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,280
Out-of-state$11,280

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid19396%
Grant or scholarship aid19095%$17,348
Student loan aid12462%$7,472

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid96185%$17,273
Federal student loans64657%$6,494

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The Master's University and Seminary. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled The Master's University and Seminary students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants446217229
Percent admitted100%80%86%
Percent admitted who enrolled39%39%38%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

The Master's University and Seminary Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,895
Undergraduate enrollment1,369
Graduate enrollment526

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

The Master's University and Seminary Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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