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How Well Is Calvary University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Calvary University was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Calvary as #1,470 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Calvary also holds the #36 spot on the Best Colleges in Missouri ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Calvary?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Calvary University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 74%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 14% 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 240 and 260. Math scores were between 415 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Calvary University  ( 240 to 260 )

SAT Math Scores for Calvary University  ( 415 to 540 )
Calvary received ACT scores from 100% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Calvary University  ( 19 to 24 )

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Calvary University Faculty

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 68%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  68 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Calvary University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 74% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Calvary University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Calvary have a four-year graduation rate of 32%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  32 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Calvary University.

Good Overall Diversity at Calvary

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 348 undergraduates at Calvary with 216 being full-time and 132 being part-time.

Calvary Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Calvary is 84.00 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  84.00 out of 100
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How Much Does Calvary University Cost?

The overall average net price of Calvary is $8,017. 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 +
$7,267 $7,072 $7,391 $9,804 $10,515

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 43% of students took out student loans averaging $3,483 a year. That adds up to $13,932 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Calvary is 7.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Calvary Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Calvary make around $36,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 8% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Calvary University make the most money.

Location of Calvary University

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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Location of Calvary University

Contact details for Calvary are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 15800 Calvary Road, Kansas City, MO 64147-1341
Phone: 816-322-0110

Calvary University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 16 majors graduated from Calvary University. Of these students, 38 received undergraduate degrees and 22 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 Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 10 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 9 NA
Business Administration & Management 4 NA
Biblical Studies 4 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3 NA
Drama & Theater Arts 2 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1 NA
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 NA
History 0 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 NA

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

Online Learning at Calvary

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 2017-2018, 202 students took at least one online class at Calvary University. This is an increase from the 149 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 202 101
2016-2017 149 57
2015-2016 73 36
2014-2015 102 29
2013-2014 67 23

Learn more about online learning at Calvary University.

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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