Calvary University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,276
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$11,177
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
16.1%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
77.8%
99 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
469
44.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41.2%
14 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 General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees awarded), Pastoral Studies & Counseling (8 degrees), and Biblical Studies (7 degrees).

In 2020, 63 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Calvary University. 55.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (51 degrees), 12.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (4 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Calvary University is $10,276, which is $−4,124 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Calvary University is $10,276, which is $−4,124 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,177.

In 2020, 59% of undergraduate students attending Calvary University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,276
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Calvary University was $10,276. The cost of tuition at Calvary University is $−4,124 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$11,177
2020 Value
29.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Calvary University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,177. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Calvary University grew by 29.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,388
Room and Board
$794
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Calvary University was of $8,388 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $794. The cost of room and board increased by 2.22% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Calvary University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 16.9% with respect to 2019, when 71% 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.
16.1%
2018 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Calvary University was 16.1%, which represents 10 out of the 62 total borrowers.

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Admissions

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

There were 469 students enrolled at Calvary University in 2020, 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 false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2019, the number of applicants grew by Infinityk%, while admissions grew by Infinityk%.

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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 469 students. The full-time enrollment at Calvary University is 207 students and the part-time enrollment is 262. This means that 44.1% of students enrolled at Calvary University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Calvary University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.2% White, 5.97% Black or African American, 4.05% Asian, 3.41% Hispanic or Latino, 3.41% Two or More Races, 1.07% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.853% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Calvary University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.1%), followed by White Male (35.5%) and Black or African American Male (4.65%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (42.9%), followed by Asian Male (11.4%) and Black or African American Male (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Calvary University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 469 students. The full-time enrollment at Calvary University is 207 and the part-time enrollment is 262. This means that 44.1% of students enrolled at Calvary University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2020 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 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), 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
    334
  2. Black or African American
    28
  3. Asian
    19

The enrolled student population at Calvary University is 71.2% White, 5.97% Black or African American, 4.05% Asian, 3.41% Hispanic or Latino, 3.41% Two or More Races, 1.07% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.853% 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% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 7 more women than men received degrees from Calvary University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Calvary University is white (51 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (4 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Calvary University is General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees awarded), followed by Pastoral Studies & Counseling (8 degrees) and Biblical Studies (7 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 (34 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (5 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 (1,932,287 people), Accountants & auditors (1,068,258 people), Other managers (749,229 people), Financial managers (470,865 people), and Secondary school teachers (457,057 people).

The most specialized majors at Calvary University are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees), Education (7 degrees), and Business (13 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, Podiatrists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

The most specialized majors at Calvary University are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees), Education (7 degrees), and Business (13 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 (3,247,551 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (622,434 people), Computer Systems Design (517,212 people), Banking & related activities (513,321 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (487,069 people).

The most specialized majors at Calvary University are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees), Education (7 degrees), and Business (13 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. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 8 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 7 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Calvary University was General Business Administration & Management with 12 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

28
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
35
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Calvary University, which is 0.8 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (35).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Calvary University in Biblical Studies, which is 2.6 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 8 degrees were awarded to women at Calvary University in Pastoral Studies & Counseling, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 29% of students graduating from Calvary University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Calvary University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    51 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    4 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Calvary University is white (51 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (4 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    28 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Calvary University is white female (28 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (23 degrees).

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Operations

Calvary University has an endowment valued at nearly $458k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−13%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Calvary University had a total salary expenditure of $5.98M. Calvary University employs 7 Assistant professors, 6 Professors, and 4 No academic ranks. Most academics at Calvary University are Male Professors (5), Male Assistant professors(5), and Female No academic ranks (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Calvary University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 14 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 8 employees, and Service with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$458k
2020 Endowment
12.4%
decline from 2019

Calvary University has an endowment valued at about $458k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Calvary University declined 12.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.98M 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 2020, 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

$3.37M
2020 Salaries
5.91%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Calvary University paid a median of $3.37M in salaries, which represents 56.4% of their overall expenditure ($5.98M) and a 5.91% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 16% growth from 2018 and a 6% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$835k
Instructional Salaries
21
Number of Employees

In 2020, Calvary University paid a total of $835k to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
14 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Calvary University were Assistant professor with 7 employees; Professor with 6 employees; and Professor with 4 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Calvary University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees; and Service with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Calvary University was Male Professor with 5 employees, Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Female No academic rank with 4 employees.

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