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Graduate Survey

Institutional Statistics:

75% of recent* graduates are serving in a local church, in either a volunteer or professional capacity, with 52% of overall graduates attending a Calvary Chapel affiliated church and 42% attending a non-Calvary Chapel church.

60% of CCBC graduates are employed full-time and 19% are employed part-time. 6% are searching for employment and the remainder are either on leave, not searching for employment, or retired.

The primary activities of non-working CCBC graduates include further education (28%), raising children/caring for family (54%), and volunteering with a church or Christian organization (46%).

51% of recent graduates are employed in an occupation related to their program of study.

CCBC has a recent graduation rate of 32% (percentage of full-time, first-time students who enrolled in the fall of 2014 and graduated from the two-year program within six semesters).

64% of graduates pursued further education beyond CCBC. The following is a representative list of institutions to which CCBC graduates transferred or entered into graduate degree programs:

  • Arizona Christian University
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • California Baptist University
  • Gateway Seminary
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Liberty University
  • Moody Bible Institute
  • Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Talbot School of Theology
  • Vanguard University
  • Veritas International University

99% of recent graduates stated that their education at CCBC helped them grow/mature in Christ-like character and equipped them for serving in ministry, and 99% also felt that CCBC prepared them for life in general.


* The term “recent” on this page refers to data on graduates from the years 2014-2017.

Note: The results reported above are based on an online survey of CCBC graduates conducted April 16th–24th, 2018. Out of approximately 3,700 CCBC graduates, 699 graduates participated in the online survey, with a completion rate of 87%.