Calvary University Rankings

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Ranking Category
#9762 of 14,131 In the World
#2291 of 2,597 In North America
#2193 of 2,496 In the United States
#58 of 67 In Missouri
#9 of 11 In Kansas

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Acceptance rate
Average SAT
Average ACT
Avg. cost to attend
$14,897 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Calvary University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Calvary University has an acceptance rate of 63% and is among the top 24% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 63% 58% 68%
Applicants 57 26 31
Admissions 36 15 21
Freshmen enrolled full time 27 12 15
Freshmen enrolled part time 5 2 3

88 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

150 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
8 or 25%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 870
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Calvary University are 870-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
8 or 25%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Calvary University are 15-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 233 (78%)
Black or African American 25 (8%)
Hispanic 16 (5%)
Asian 11 (4%)
Two or more races 7 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 4 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 2 (0.7%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Calvary University is $14,897 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $10,772
$30-48K $9,547
$48-75K $13,260
$75-110K $14,370
$110K+ $16,317

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $11,060$7,598
Tuition in-state $11,060$7,598
Tuition out-of-state $11,060$7,598
Fee in-district $1,440$1,440
Fee in-state $1,440$1,440
Fee out-of-state $1,440$1,440

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 212
Combined charge for room and board $6,124
Room charge $3,128
Meal charge $2,996

Calvary University majors

Calvary University has granted 57 bachelor's degrees across 9 programs and 22 master's across 5 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Calvary University.

Major Associate Bachelor Master
Bible & Biblical Studies 5 15
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 18
Theology & Theological Studies 10 6
Business Administration and Management, General 13
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 7 1
Music Performance, General 3
Organizational Leadership 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 2
Elementary Education and Teaching 2
Religious & Sacred Music 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 1
Grand Total 10 57 22

Calvary University has a graduation rate of 59%, which is among the 41% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 59% 54% 64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

General info

Founded 1932
Motto Live According to the Biblical Worldview and Serve
Colors crimson, white, gold
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 59
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and contacts

Address 15800 Calvary Road
Kansas City, Missouri, 64147-1341
United States
City population 508,000
Phone 8163220110

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