Calvary University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,276
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$15,887
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.84%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
77.8%
99 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
430
56.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
23.3%
7 Graduates

About

Calvary University is a higher education institution located in Cass County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Calvary University were Pastoral Studies & Counseling (10 degrees awarded), Theological Studies (9 degrees), and Biblical Studies (4 degrees).

In 2019, 60 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Calvary University. 41.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 58.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (45 degrees), 7.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Calvary University is $10,276, which is $−4,224 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Calvary University is $10,276, which is $−4,224 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,887.

In 2019, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,276
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Calvary University was $10,276. The cost of tuition at Calvary University is $−4,224 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$15,887
2019 Value
135%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Calvary University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,887. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Calvary University grew by 135%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,206
Room and Board
$794
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Calvary University was of $8,206 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $794. The cost of room and board increased by 4.14% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
39%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Calvary University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 8.97% with respect to 2018, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.84%
2017 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Calvary University was 4.84%, which represents 3 out of the 62 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Calvary University received 99 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 20.7% annual growth. Out of those 99 applicants, 77 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.8% acceptance rate.

There were 430 students enrolled at Calvary University in 2019, and 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Calvary University has an overall enrollment yield of 67.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
77
Accepted Out of 99

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Calvary University was 77.8% (77 admissions from 99 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 67.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 20.7%, while admissions grew by 40%.

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage
7
Scores Submitted

13% of enrolled first-time students at Calvary University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Calvary University has a total enrollment of 430 students. The full-time enrollment at Calvary University is 243 students and the part-time enrollment is 187. This means that 56.5% of students enrolled at Calvary University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Calvary University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.7% White, 6.74% Black or African American, 4.42% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 3.26% Asian, 0.93% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.465% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Calvary University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.7%), followed by White Male (36.6%) and Black or African American Male (4.17%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (44.4%), followed by Asian Male (14.8%) and White Female (14.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Calvary University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 430 students. The full-time enrollment at Calvary University is 243 and the part-time enrollment is 187. This means that 56.5% of students enrolled at Calvary University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Calvary University was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Calvary University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    330
  2. Black or African American
    29
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    19

The enrolled student population at Calvary University is 76.7% White, 6.74% Black or African American, 4.42% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 3.26% Asian, 0.93% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.465% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 10 fewer women than men received degrees from Calvary University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Calvary University is white (45 degrees awarded). There were 7.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Calvary University is Pastoral Studies & Counseling (10 degrees awarded), followed by Theological Studies (9 degrees) and Biblical Studies (4 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Calvary University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Education (5 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Calvary University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,683,600 people), Accountants & auditors (1,025,987 people), Other managers (895,866 people), Secondary school teachers (604,833 people), and Financial managers (533,356 people).

The most specialized majors at Calvary University are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Education (5 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), Business (8 degrees), and Communications (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Calvary University are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Actuaries, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Calvary University are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Education (5 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), Business (8 degrees), and Communications (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Calvary University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,330,730 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (722,724 people), Computer Systems Design (619,404 people), Banking & related activities (550,592 people), and Insurance carriers (487,648 people).

The most specialized majors at Calvary University are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Education (5 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (2 degrees), Business (8 degrees), and Communications (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Calvary University.
Most Common
  1. 10 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 9 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 4 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Calvary University was Pastoral Studies & Counseling with 10 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

35
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
25
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Calvary University, which is 1.4 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (25).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Calvary University in Biblical Studies, which is 2.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 8 degrees were awarded to women at Calvary University in Pastoral Studies & Counseling, which is 1.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 41% of students graduating from Calvary University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (54.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Calvary University is Female and White (54.5% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    45 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Calvary University is white (45 degrees awarded). There were 7.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (6 degrees).

1.67% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    29 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    16 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Calvary University is white male (29 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (16 degrees).

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Operations

Calvary University has an endowment valued at nearly $522k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−36.7%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Calvary University had a total salary expenditure of $6.08M. Calvary University employs 10 Professors, 9 Assistant professors, and 2 Instructors. Most academics at Calvary University are Male Professors (8), Male Assistant professors(6), and Female Assistant professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Calvary University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 11 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, and Service with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$522k
2019 Endowment
50.5%
decline from 2018

Calvary University has an endowment valued at about $522k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Calvary University declined 50.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.58M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Calvary University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.18M
2019 Salaries
16%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Calvary University paid a median of $3.18M in salaries, which represents 52.4% of their overall expenditure ($6.08M) and a 16% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6% growth from 2017 and a 1.29% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$943k
Instructional Salaries
24
Number of Employees

In 2019, Calvary University paid a total of $943k to 24 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
11 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Calvary University were Professor with 10 employees; Assistant professor with 9 employees; and Assistant professor with 2 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Calvary University were Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees; and Service with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Calvary University was Male Professor with 8 employees, Male Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Calvary University.

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