Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

Kansas City, MO

Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary, founded in 1932, is a college with religious orientation. Its 55-acre campus is located 20 miles south of downtown Kansas City.

Website: www.calvary.edu/

Private
Co-ed
231
Undergraduate
Students
(47.6%) 110 Women
(52.4%) 121 Men
40
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
98% of 44 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.53
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
24 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$21,721
Tuition and Fees
$11,152
Room and Board
$8,235
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$12,646
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$19,246
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
11
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Kansas City Population
467,007
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Kansas City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Warriors
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
9.5% Black/African-American
1.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.2% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
52.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English    
Mathematics    
Science    
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
15800 Calvary Road
City, State, Zip
Kansas City, MO 64147
Phone
(816) 322-3960
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@calvary.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
98% of 44 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 22 applicants were admitted
Men
95% of 22 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
22 (100%) of 22 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.53
3.75 and Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
32%
3.25 - 3.49
 
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
15%
Score of 24 - 29
30%
Score of 18 - 23
50%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 29%
Top quarter: 43%
Top half: 57%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$21,721
Tuition and Fees
$11,152
Room and Board
$8,235
Books and Supplies
$795
Other Expenses
$1,439
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002450
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
17 (65.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
15 (88.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
15 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3 (20.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$12,646
Need-Based Gift
Received by 15 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,196
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 11 (73.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,633
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3 (20.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1 (3.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,000

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
101 (76.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
95 (94.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
95 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
7 (7.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$12,774
Need-Based Gift
Received by 86 (90.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,694
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 85 (89.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,407
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4 (4.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
4 (3.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,543

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$19,246
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,687
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • 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
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
  • Journalism, Other
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, Other
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Photography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Voice and Opera
  • Youth Ministry
Most Popular Disciplines
Theology and religious vocations, Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
All degree programs are available online

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
11
Part-Time Faculty
33
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
16%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not reported
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
42,533
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
32
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Kansas City Population
467,007
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Kansas City
Campus Size
55 acres

Weather

Temperature
16.7 average low in January, 83.3 average high in September
Rain
105 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Kansas City
Nearest Train Station
Kansas City

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
41%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
night patrols by trained security personnel, monitored closed circuit cameras

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Warriors
School Colors
Crimson, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x   x  
Soccer     x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Soccer    
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Soccer x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, missions encounter, masterworks (fine arts)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
231
Women
110 (47.6%)
Men
121 (52.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
138
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
9.5% Black/African-American
1.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.2% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students.
Not reported
Average Age
27
All Graduate Students
40

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
52.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
52%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
56.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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