Calvary University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,060
3.95% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$14,897
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.45%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
63.2%
57 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
299
54.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
60%
15 Graduates

About

Calvary University is a higher education institution located in Cass County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Calvary University were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (18 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (13 degrees), and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (7 degrees).

In 2022, 89 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Calvary University. 47.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (69 degrees), 8.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (8 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Calvary University is $11,060, which is $−3,881 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Calvary University is $11,060, which is $−3,882 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,897.

In 2022, 56% of undergraduate students attending Calvary University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 20% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,060
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Calvary University was $11,060. The cost of tuition at Calvary University is $−3,882 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$14,897
2022 Value
5.53%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Calvary University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,897. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Calvary University grew by 5.53%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,375
Room and Board
$756
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Calvary University was of $9,375 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 9.68% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $756. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 4.79% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
20%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Calvary University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 24.4% with respect to 2021, when 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.45%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Calvary University was 1.45%, which represents 1 out of the 69 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Calvary University received 57 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 33.7% annual growth. Out of those 57 applicants, 36 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.2% acceptance rate.

There were 299 students enrolled at Calvary University in 2022. 25% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Calvary University has an overall enrollment yield of 88.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
36
Accepted Out of 57

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Calvary University was 63.2% (36 admissions from 57 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 59.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 33.7%, while admissions declined by −29.4%..

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SAT Scores

25%
Submission Percentage (2022)
8
Scores Submitted (2022)

25% of enrolled first-time students at Calvary University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Calvary University had a total enrollment of 299 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Calvary University is 163 students and the part-time enrollment is 136. This means that 54.5% of students enrolled at Calvary University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Calvary University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.9% White, 8.36% Black or African American, 5.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.68% Asian, 2.34% Two or More Races, and 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Calvary University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.9%), followed by White Male (32.1%) and Black or African American Male (6.11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (40.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (15.6%) and Asian Male (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

54.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Calvary University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 299 students. The full-time enrollment at Calvary University is 163 and the part-time enrollment is 136. This means that 54.5% of students enrolled at Calvary University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2022 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 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Calvary University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    233 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    25 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    16 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Calvary University is 77.9% White, 8.36% Black or African American, 5.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.68% Asian, 2.34% Two or More Races, and 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4 students (1.34%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from Calvary University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Calvary University is white (69 degrees awarded). There were 8.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (8 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Calvary University is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (18 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (13 degrees) and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (7 degrees).

In 2022,  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), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees).

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 (1,790,960 people), Accountants & auditors (1,065,371 people), Other managers (834,500 people), Secondary school teachers (557,313 people), and Financial managers (519,081 people).

The most specialized majors at Calvary University in 2022 are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees), Business (16 degrees), and Education (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Financial examiners, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Calvary University are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees), Business (16 degrees), and Education (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (3,310,334 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (659,360 people), Computer Systems Design (618,278 people), Banking & related activities (525,011 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (513,349 people).

The most specialized majors at Calvary University are Theology (45 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (5 degrees), Business (16 degrees), and Education (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2021)
  1. 13 degrees awarded
  2. 6 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Calvary University was General Business Administration & Management with 13 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

47
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
42
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Calvary University, which is 1.12 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (42).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Calvary University in Biblical Studies, which is 4 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Calvary University in Theological Studies, which is 1.29 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 26% of students graduating from Calvary University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Calvary University is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    69 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Calvary University is white (69 degrees awarded). There were 8.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (8 degrees).

5.62% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    35 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Calvary University is white male (35 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (34 degrees).

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Operations

Calvary University has an endowment valued at nearly $460k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 9.54k (2.07%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Calvary University had a total salary expenditure of 5.18M. Calvary University employs 6 Associate professors, 6 Assistant professors and 5 Professors. Most academics at Calvary University are Male Professor (4), Male Assistant professor (4), and Male Associate professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Calvary University are: Management, with 12 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 5 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees.

Endowment

$460k
2022 Endowment
3.04%
growth from 2021

Calvary University has an endowment valued at about $460k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Calvary University grew 3.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.2M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.49M
2022 Salaries
28.4%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Calvary University paid a median of $2.49M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($5.18M) and a 28.4% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$886k
Instructional Salaries
19
Number of Employees

In 2022, Calvary University paid a total of $886k to 19 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
12 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Calvary University were Associate professor with 6 employees, Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Professor with 5 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Calvary University were Management with 12 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 5 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Calvary University was Male Professor with 4 employees, Male Assistant professor with 4 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

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

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