Calvary University

Kansas City, MO

Calvary University

Kansas City, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$11,164

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
15%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 55
Declined 27
Total Received 82
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Private

275

undergraduate students

71

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Calvary University (formerly Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary), founded in 1932, is a private college. Its 55-acre campus is located 20 miles south of downtown Kansas City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 346
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation nondenominational

55-acre, suburban campus in Kansas City (population: 488,943). Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Kansas City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

Calvary University
15800 Calvary Road
Kansas City, MO
64147

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Missions Encounter
  • Masterworks (Fine Arts)

Top Events

  • Fall Theater production
  • Spring Banquet
  • All-Calvary Workday
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • night patrols by trained security personnel, monitored closed circuit cameras

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
57%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
15%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.53

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 55
Declined 27
Total Received 82

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
interview
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
rigor of secondary school record
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 1
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

89%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$2,460

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $10,276
Room & board $8,490
Additional fees $888
Books & supplies $794
Other fees $1,695
Total $22,143
Average Financial Aid - $2,460
Total with Avg. Aid $19,683
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Army ROTC, Military Science and Operations, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Bible/Biblical Studies
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Divinity/Ministry
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
History, General
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Journalism, Other
Keyboard Instruments
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Organizational Leadership
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Photography
Political Science and Government, General
Religious/Sacred Music
Secondary Education and Teaching
Theology/Theological Studies
Voice and Opera
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

346

total students

51%

in-state

49%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

275
students

Female
51%
140

Male
49%
135

21%

71
students

Female
31%
22

Male
69%
49

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

182
students

Female
50%
90

Male
50%
92

34%

93
students

Female
54%
50

Male
46%
43

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 53%
Student 4 year graduation rate 44%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

28

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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