Calvary Bible College And Theological Seminary

Overview of Calvary Bible College And Theological Seminary

Calvary Bible can be found in Kansas City, MO (a large city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Other Protestant school. Calvary Bible is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Calvary Bible offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The most common majors at Calvary Bible are in religion and philosophy.

Calvary Bible Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 313 students were enrolled in Calvary Bible. Older adults are in evidence at the school, often seeking career changing education.

Student Life

Calvary Bible has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Calvary Bible offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Calvary Bible

Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary
15800 Calvary Road
Kansas City , MO 64147-1341
General Phone: (816) 322-0110

Calvary Bible Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy72Christian studies, bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, religious music, theology, ministry, pastoral counseling, youth ministry, ...
Education and Teaching9elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, music teaching
Business and Management9human resources management
Media2broadcast journalism
Liberal Arts1diversity studies, urban studies
Music1music performance

Number of programs and degrees for Calvary Bible in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree7015
Master's degree136
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years31
Associate's degree84

Calvary Bible Student Body

In 2007-2008, Calvary Bible had a total enrollment of 313 students (231 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 55%
Women 45%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 80%
Graduate 20%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 8%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 15%
20-21 20%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 4%
40-49 14%
50-64 6%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)3%

Calvary Bible Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 74 %
Part-Time 100 %

Calvary Bible Room and Board (2007)

Calvary Bible offers campus housing for 225 of its 231 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Kansas City, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Calvary Bible Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1927
ACT Math1724
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT5%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Calvary Bible Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,872
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,872
Room and board $ 4,400
Books and supplies $ 500
Other expenses $ 3,262

Financial Aid:
Calvary Bible participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 245000)

Calvary Bible Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track94

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year4$37,0680*
Associate professorcalendar year3$32,9400*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*3$29,460
Instructorcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year9$34,1474$29,424

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Calvary Bible Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Human Resources Management and Services, Other

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs

Broadcast Journalism

Music Performance, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Christian Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry

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Calvary Bible Highlights

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What Sets Calvary Bible Apart:

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% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (army)

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