Accreditations and Awards

Accreditations and Approvals

Calvary University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of the Association of Biblical Higher Education. Calvary has a rating of IV-AG in the publication Transfer Credit Practices.

Higher Learning Commission
230 S LaSalle St, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1413
(800) 621-7440
FAX at 312-263-7462
inquiry@hlcommission.org
www.hlcommission.org

Read more about Calvary University’s affiliation status.

Complaints: http://www.hlcommission.org/HLC-Institutions/complaints.html

Calvary University is accredited professionally by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). The ABHE is the institutional accrediting agency for Bible colleges and seminaries. Questions or appeals regarding accreditation issues and/or matters needing outside mediation may be directed to:

ABHE
5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Suite 130
Orlando, FL 32822
(407) 207-0808
FAX at 407-207-0840
exdir@abhe.org
www.abhe.org

Complaints: http://www.abhecoa.org/forms.abhe.org/webdocs/Policy%20on%20Complaints.pdf

Documents pertaining to the college’s accreditation may be reviewed in the Office of the President.

missouri sealCalvary University is authorized by the State of Missouri to offer degrees commensurate with its programs of training.

 

 

doe logoCalvary University is listed in the Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs published by the United States Department of Education.

 

 

fsaCalvary University is approved by the U.S. Department of Education for participation in all Title IV Student Assistance Programs.

 

 

ECFA-Seal-MemberCalvary University is accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

 

Calvary University is approved by US Dept of Veteran AffairsCalvary University is approved by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs for the training of veterans.

 

 

 

militarythanxCalvary University is a member of the DoD Voluntary Education Partnership, which incorporates the President’s Executive Order 13607, “Establishing Principles of Excellence for educational intuitions serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members.”

 

 

flag globeCalvary University is authorized by Federal Law to enroll nonimmigrant alien (international) students.

 

 

Logo_main_colorCalvary University’s elementary education, secondary education (social studies emphasis), and music education programs are approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Candidates who graduate from these programs can be recommended for state certification and licensure.

Calvary university is a member of SARACalvary University is a member institution of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Please consult with your Admissions contact to confirm that your desired program is available in your state of residence.

 

 

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Recent Awards

Calvary University is Military Friendly

Calvary University has been awarded Military Friendly Institution status.

 

 

Calvary University has been ranked as the #6 most affordable online theology and Christian studies degree program by bestschools.com.

 

 

Top-50-Bible-Colleges-2016Calvary University has been ranked as a top 50 Bible college by christianuniversitiesonline.org.

 

 

 

 

Calvary University nationally rankedCalvary University has been ranked the 19th best online program for Christian colleges by bestcolleges.com.

 

 

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top_badge_lowestcuCalvary University has been ranked #2 in Missouri, and #26 out of 1300 colleges and Universities for lowest student loan debt at graduation by LendEDU.com.

 

 

Calvary University has been named to Knowledge Review’s list of The 50 Admirable Educational Institutions, 2017.

 

 

Articulation Agreements

Calvary University has reciprocal articulation agreements with other colleges which allow students to seek degrees not completely offered at Calvary.  Calvary has articulation agreements with the following institutions:
Johnson County Community College; Overland Park, KS
Kansas City Kansas Community College; Kansas City, KS
Metropolitan Community College; Kansas City, MO
University of Central Missouri; Warrensburg, MO
University of Missouri-Kansas City, College of Arts and Sciences; Kansas City, MO

In addition, Calvary University has program-specific agreements with the following institutions:

Children’s Ministries Institute; Warrenton, MO

To fulfill the degree requirements for the AA in Children’s Ministry, BS in Ministry Studies: Children’s Ministry, or the minor in Children’s Ministry, Calvary accepts grades and awards 15 credit hours awarded by Children’s Ministries Institute (CMI), for the approved CMI program, located in the Calvary catalog, in which the student was enrolled by Calvary’s Registrar.

Frontier School of the Bible, LaGrange, WY

To fulfill the Bible and theology  requirements or elective requirements in the Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Music degrees, Calvary will accept grades and credits awarded by Frontier School of the Bible from Bible and theology courses that have been evaluated, approved, enrolled and completed by students transferring to Calvary.

Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics; Dallas, TX

To fulfill the degree requirements for the BA PDS: Linguistics, Calvary accepts grades and credits awarded by the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL) for courses in which the student was authorized by Calvary’s Registrar to enroll.

Greek Bible Institute; Athens, Greece

To authorize students to enroll in courses of study at Greek Bible College in pursuit of approved academic programs established by Calvary and to accept grades and credits awarded by Greek Bible College for the respective courses approved, enrolled and completed by Calvary students.

Ethnos360 Bible Institute; Jackson, MI

To fulfill the degree requirements of programs that have been approved by both Ethnos360 and Calvary.  Calvary will accept grades and credits awarded by Ethnos360 Bible Institute from only those Bible and theology courses that have been evaluated, approved, enrolled and completed by Ethnos360 Bible Institute students transferring to Calvary.

Pyeongtaek University; Pyeongtak, South Korea

To encourage student exchanges between the Music Departments and collaborative music-related ventures such as summer music camps. Transfer credits for Calvary students studying at Pyeongtaek University are subject to existing transfer credit requirements as published in the College catalog. Credits transferred from Pyeongtaek University may not exceed 24% of the student’s program.

School of Missionary Aviation Technology; Ionia, MI

To fulfill the degree requirements for the BS PDS: Airframe & Power Plant Mechanics, Calvary recognizes 42 semester hours of credit from the School of Missionary Aviation Technology (SMAT), for completing and earning a certificate in Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics (A & P Program) from SMAT for which the student was authorized by Calvary’s Registrar to enroll in and attend.

To fulfill the degree requirements for the minor in Aviation Flight Training, Calvary recognizes 15 semester hours of credit from the School of Missionary Aviation Technology (SMAT) for completing and earning a certificate in Aviation Flight Training from SMAT for which the student was authorized by Calvary’s Registrar to enroll in and attend.

Tyndale Theological Seminary & Bible Institute; Hurst, TX

Calvary will accept grades and transfer credits awarded by Tyndale for Bible, Theology, and Ministry courses that have been evaluated, approved, enrolled in and completed byTyndale students transferring to Calvary.