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Calvary University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Calvary University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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?

2022 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 28 badges in the 2022 rankings.

Overall Quality

Calvary was not ranked in College Factual's 2022 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Is It Hard to Get Into Calvary?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Calvary University since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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 9 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

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 74%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  74 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Calvary University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Calvary University is 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Calvary this rate is 29%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  29 out of 100

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

Calvary University Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

The overall average net price of Calvary is $16,426. 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 +
$16,674 $15,815 $16,093 $17,892 $16,467

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 41% of students took out student loans averaging $4,727 a year. That adds up to $18,908 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Calvary is 4.8%. 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.

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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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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 17 majors graduated from Calvary University. Of these students, 49 received undergraduate degrees and 13 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
Business Administration & Management 12 NA
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 8 NA
Biblical Studies 7 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4 NA
Drama & Theater Arts 3 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 3 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3 NA
Music 2 NA
History 0 NA
Writing 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 2019-2020, 392 students took at least one online class at Calvary University. This is an increase from the 330 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 392 257
2018-2019 330 135
2017-2018 202 101
2016-2017 149 57
2015-2016 73 36

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.


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