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Calvary University Data & Information Overview

59% Acceptance Rate
16% Student Loan Default Rate
Find out more about how Calvary University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below.
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How Well Is Calvary University Ranked?

2024 Rankings

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Overall Quality

Calvary was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Calvary?

59% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
12% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Calvary University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 59%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 12% of students accepted to Calvary submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 680. Math scores were between 450 and 690.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Calvary University  ( 420 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for Calvary University  ( 450 to 690 )
Calvary received ACT scores from 33% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Calvary University  ( 18 to 22 )

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Calvary University Faculty

10 to 1 Student to Faculty
73% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Calvary, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Calvary University is 73%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  73 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Calvary University

81% Freshmen Retention
9% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

Calvary University has a freshmen retention rate of 81%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Calvary is 9%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  9 out of 100

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Calvary University Undergraduate Student Diversity

172 Full-Time Undergraduates
17.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
55.2% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 376 undergraduates at Calvary with 172 being full-time and 204 being part-time.

How Much Does Calvary University Cost?

$10,735 Net Price
32% Take Out Loans
$12,476 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Calvary is $10,735. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Calvary

$0-30 K$30K-48K$48-75$75-110K$110K +

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Calvary, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 Calvary, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $3,119 a year. That adds up to $12,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Calvary is 16.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Calvary Graduates Make?

$35,653 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Calvary with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $35,653 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 16% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Calvary University make the most money.

Location of Calvary University

Missouri State
172 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
Calvary University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Kansas City, Missouri. The city atmosphere of Kansas City makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Calvary are given below.

Contact Details
Address:15800 Calvary Road, Kansas City, MO 64147-1341

Calvary University Majors

17 Majors With Completions
42 Undergraduate Degrees
15 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 17 majors graduated from Calvary University. Of these students, 42 received undergraduate degrees and 15 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular MajorsBachelor’s DegreesAverage Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management13NA
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries6NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies4NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific3NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies3NA
Drama & Theater Arts2NA
Biblical Studies2NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific1NA
Writing Studies0NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Calvary University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Calvary

79% Take At Least One Class Online
58% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 304 students took at least one online class at Calvary University. This is a decrease from the 392 students who took online classes the previous year.

YearTook at Least One Online ClassTook All Classes Online

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Notes and References


*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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