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Calvary University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Calvary University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Calvary University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, 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.

Out of the 46 colleges in Missouri, Calvary is ranked at #36.

See all of the rankings for Calvary University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Calvary?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Calvary University is 74%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Calvary is a good fit for you.

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 )

Learn more about Calvary University admissions.

Calvary University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Calvary it is much better at 10 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

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 222 undergraduates at Calvary with 160 being full-time and 62 being part-time.

Calvary Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Calvary make about $36,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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. Kansas City is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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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 learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

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.


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