Calvary University
Kansas City, MO 64147-1341


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 271
Religious affiliation Other Protestant
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 7:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 398 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Calvary University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 44 applications and 43 students were granted admission. Calvary University is at the #96 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 66% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 9% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT715 to 895
ACT20 to 25
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Calvary University's tuition was $10,500 for all students regardless of residency (60.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 82% of Calvary University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,626 (which is 17.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Calvary University in 2016-2017, was 13, which is 46% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,451 (which is 24.5% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Calvary University has enrolled a total of 271 students (149 students full-time and 122 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 271 students, 28 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 53% men and 47% women and 231 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 40 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 36 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 78%

Black/African American: 10%

Asian: 5%

Two or more races: 4%

Hispanic: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Calvary University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Theology And Religious Vocations 25% 14 0
Education 24% 13
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 6 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 7% 4
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 4% 2
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 2
English Language And Literature/letters 4% 2
History 4% 2
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 1
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Calvary University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Calvary University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,000. Last year, out of the total 78 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 78 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 160 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 123 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,000 $32,600
Employment Rate 100% 77%
Total Graduates 78 160

Campus Location

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Kansas Christian College
12.6 mile away
Rockhurst University
13.4 mile away
Kansas City Art Institute
14.5 mile away