Welch College Overview
Located in Gallatin, Tennessee, Welch College is a private not-for-profit institution. The rural area surrounding Welch is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
What Is Welch College Known For?
- Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Welch since the student to facuty ratio is 9 to 1.
- Students at Welch have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at Welch.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 49% of the faculty were full-time.
Where Is Welch College?
Contact details for Welch are given below.
|Address:||1045 Bison Trail, Gallatin, TN 37066-8460|
How Do I Get Into Welch?
You can apply to Welch online at: welch.edu/admissions/apply/
Can I Afford Welch College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Welch, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $5,891 a year. That adds up to $23,564 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Welch is 5.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Welch College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 33 graduate students at the school.
Of the 236 full-time undergraduates at Welch, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Welch College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||12|
|Hispanic or Latino||13|
Tennessee students aren't the only ones who study at Welch College. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at Welch College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Welch has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 42nd most popular in Tennessee for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Welch
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Welch College was -10.7%. This is the #2,584 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Welch regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Welch majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries||45%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Welch ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Welch.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Theology & Religious Vocations||#165|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Welch College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries||0||5||6||11|
|Business Administration & Management||3||4||0||7|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||2||4||0||6|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||4||0||0||4|
|General English Literature||0||2||0||2|
|Health & Physical Education||0||2||0||2|
|Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences||0||0||0||0|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||0||0||0||0|
|Multicultural & Diversity Studies||0||0||0||0|
|Child Development & Psychology||0||0||0||0|
|Theological & Ministerial Studies||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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