• Address: 15800 Calvary Rd., Kansas City, MO 64147

  • Phone Number: 816-322-0110

  • Website: http://www.calvary.edu/

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About Calvary University

Calvary University is a private for-profit institute established in the year 1961 as the result of a merger of Kansas City Bible College (KCBC) and Midwest Bible College (MBC). Truth, Service, Character, Relevance, and Relationship are the core values followed by the university. The mission is to provide an education which prepares Christians to live and serve in the church and the world.

  • Calvary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).

  • The acceptance rate is 98% with the total graduation rate of 68%.

  • The total student population is 271 which consists of 149 full-timers and 122 part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 7:1. The retention rate is 52% for full-timers and 50% for part-timers.

  • Calvary University address is 15800 Calvary Rd., Kansas City, MO 64147


Calvary University Online

The blended model of education allows students to achieve an online degree virtually anywhere around the world. Almost all the campus classes are video recorded and made available to the distance learning students which gives them the traditional classroom experience. The university is committed to providing high-quality online education.

There are many online resources which increase the flexibility in learning. The student portal sends all the information and notification to the students. Calvary Canvas is a gateway which provides access to all the online portals thus eliminating the difficulty of maintaining several username and passwords.


Calvary University Tuition

The university strives to provide a high-quality education which is affordable to all the classes of the society.

The tuition cost is subject to change every year. There can be variation in the tuition cost of each program as these are calculated on an average basis.

The average total tuition cost for each degree type is given below.

Degree type

Total Average Tuition

Associate

$ 27,543

Bachelors

$ 52,967

Masters

$ 20,214


Calvary University Majors and Programs

The academics at Calvary is of high-quality.

The university offers 52 programs across 16 majors in the online format. The majors include Arts, Behavioral Science, Business Management, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Education, Engineering, History, Information Technology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Literature, Media Studies and so on.

Some of the programs offered are given below

Bachelor in Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Mathematics

Associate of Arts in Worship Arts

Associate of Arts in Information Technology

Master of Science in Education

Master of Arts in Bible and Theology


Calvary University Financial Aid

Nearly $718,630 is awarded to the students every year as financial aid with an average amount of $4,451 spending on each student. 82% of the full-timers receive some form of financial aid. Calvary’s Financial Aid Office is dedicated to helping students and their families to explore the various financial opportunities available. The FAFSA form should be filled by the students as an initial step in the process of applying for financial aids.

The Calvary University federal school code is 002450.

The Federal Aid includes the Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan and so on.

The Institutional Aid includes the Academic Merit Scholarship, Alumni Scholarship, Berean Fellowship Scholarship, Early College Scholarship, and IFCA Scholarship.

The Military Aid include the Post 9/11 GI Bill, VA Vocational Rehabilitation, and Tuition Assistance Program.


Calvary University Library

The Hilda Kroeker Library consists of about 40,000 books, e-books, and audiovisual materials. It is named after the first degreed librarian of Calvary at its existing location. It has partnered with Kansas City Public Library to help the students and faculties with an ability to access materials which are not available at the university library. About 50% of the resources are devoted to the Bible and Theology. The online catalog service brings resources to the Calvary campus twice a week.


Calvary University Ranking and Reviews

  • The university ranks between 264 to 346 in Best Online Bachelor's Programs according to the US News report.

Some of the student's reviews are given below

  • Calvary has a beautiful campus situated on the top of a hill.

  • The academics are much harder but it is achievable with the help of faculties and other staffs.

  • The classes are really interesting. It is a school which views all the disciplines from a biblical viewpoint.

  • The university has an active alumni network which is beneficial in getting suggestions and feedback. It consists of classes to learn more about the Bible which is useful in the real world.


Calvary University Campus

The experience on the campus has the capability of changing your life.

University provides many services such as Counseling Services, Crisis Services, International Student Services, Health Care Services and so on.

It also provides a safe environment which prevents gender discrimination and other prohibited activities to set a good example for the society.

Calvary University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private For-Profit
Also see:
For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

Kansas City, Missouri

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002450
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What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

HLC, ABHE
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Religious Affiliation

Christian
Also see:
What are Religious Affiliated Colleges and Universities?

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Military Friendly, Financial Aid, Veterans Friendly , eLibrary

Data Source: http://www.calvary.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Calvary University Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 98 %
Student Faculty Ratio 7: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 52 % Part Time: 50 %
Total Population 271
Student Population Full Time: 149 Part Time: 122
Gender Division Male: 53 % Female: 47 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 44 22 22
Total Applicants Admitted - 43 21 22
Applicants Enrolled - 32 16 16
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 26 12 14
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 6 4 2

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 55 %

The College Monk

Female: 76 %

Total Graduation Rate: 68 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Calvary University Majors and Online Programs

Calvary University Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 3
Number of students submitting ACT scores 21
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 9%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 66%
SAT Math 481 average 445 - 518 range
SAT Critical Reading 525 average 473 - 578 range
SAT Writing 508 average 498 - 518 range
ACT Composite 21 average 19 - 24 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Calvary University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible. Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,201 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Varies Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,393 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,393 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $5,393 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Academic Merit Scholarship Varies ACT 28 CGPA 3.7 December 1st, 2018
Alumni Scholarship $500 Baccalaureate degree from Calvary. December 1st, 2018
Berean Fellowship Scholarship $500 Member of any Berean Fellowship Church. 3.0 CGPA. December 1st, 2018
Early College Scholarship $1,000 Satisfactory Academic Progress December 1st, 2018
IFCA Scholarship $500 Must be a member of any IFCA affiliated Church. Enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours in college. December 1st, 2018

Data Source: http://www.calvary.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $11,485 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
VA Vocational Rehabilitation Varies Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tution Assistance Program Varies Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: http://www.calvary.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $9,021
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,232
$48,001 - $75,000 $12,131
$75,001 - $110,000 $16,502
Over $110,000 $17,976

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 45% $3,745
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 68% $4,599
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 46% $3,695
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 61% $2,314
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 57% $5,108
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 46% $4,451
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 13,904
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 12 $7,390
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 9 $6,963
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 3 $8,673

Data Source: http://www.calvary.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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