This section highlights statistics and data based on recent student demographics, performance, and outcomes. It offers a comprehensive overview of key metrics, such as enrollment figures, graduation rates, academic achievements, and other relevant factors that provide valuable insights into the student body’s composition and success.
82% of graduates* stated that their education at CCBC helped them grow/mature in Christ-like character and equipped them for serving in ministry, and 68% also felt that CCBC prepared them for life in general.
72% of graduates* are serving in a local church, in either a volunteer or professional capacity, with 45% of overall graduates attending a Calvary Chapel affiliated church and 47% attending a non-Calvary Chapel church.
67% of CCBC graduates are employed full-time and 16% are employed part-time. 7% are searching for employment and the remainder are either on leave, not searching for employment, or retired.
23% are employed in a Church position, 10% are employed with a Christian Organization and 3.7% are working in full–time missions; while, 85.07% are employed in a work field outside of vocational ministry.
The primary activities of non-working CCBC graduates include further education (18%), raising children/caring for family (64%), and volunteering with a church or Christian organization (40%).
37.5% of recent graduates are employed in an occupation related to their program of study.
CCBC has a recent graduation rate of 39.74% (percentage of full-time, first-time students who enrolled in the fall six years ago and graduated from their program within 150% of the time).
76% of graduates pursued further education beyond CCBC.
*Notes: The results reported above are based on an online survey of CCBC graduates conducted from June 3–15, 2022. The graduate survey is based on all CCBC graduates, ranging from graduation years 1989–2022, with the majority of graduate responses from years 2005–2022. Out of approximately 4,220 graduate students, 500 graduates participated in the online survey, with a completion rate of 86%.
Graduates Continuing Education
Representative list of institutions to which CCBC Graduates transferred or entered into degree programs:
- Azusa Pacific University
- California Baptist University
- Gateway Seminary
- Grand Canyon University
- Liberty University
- Veritas International University
Student Nondiscrimination Policy
Calvary Chapel Bible College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.
The following retention rates are from the past four years (2018–2021):
Our average retention over the past four year period (2018-2021) for first time, new traditional students is 35.63%.
Our average retention, over the past two years (2020-2021), for first, time new non-traditional students is 17%.
Please find the annual retention data below for years 2018–2021:
In fall 2020, 47 first time, new traditional students joined our on–campus programs and 32% (15 students) returned in fall 2021.
34 first time, non-traditional students joined our Online Learning program and 18% (6) first time, new non-traditional students returned fall 2021.
In fall 2019, 131 first time, new traditional students joined our on–campus program and 29% (38 students) returned in fall 2020.
68 first time, non-traditional students joined our Online Learning program and 16% (11 students) returned in fall 2020.
In fall 2018, 285 first time, new traditional students joined our on–campus program and 38% (95) students returned in fall 2019.
There is no reported non-traditional student data for 2019.
In fall 2017, 266 first time, new traditional students joined our on–campus program and 43.5% (116) students returned in fall 2018.
There is no reported non-traditional student data for 2018