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Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Allendale, MI. The 2019 average net price at Grand Valley State University is $17,184. Acceptance rate is 82.75%. The school has a total enrollment of 24,677.

Mission Statement

Grand Valley State University educates students to shape their lives, their professions and their societies. The university contributes to the enrichment of society through excellent teaching, active scholarship and public service.


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Major City
Top Ranked
Location: Allendale, MI
Student Body: 24,677
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Suburban
Web Site: www.gvsu.edu
Acceptance Rate: 82.75%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 82.75%
  • Application Deadline: June 1, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $30
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $12,796
Out of State/International Tuition: $18,068
Grad Tuition: $16,693
Room and Board: $9,364
Books and Supplies: $700
Other Fees: $0
Net Price In-District/State: $17,184
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 4,311
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,600 / 2,711
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 530 - 630
  • Median SAT Math Range: 520 - 610
  • Median ACT Range: 21 - 27
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 33
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 24%
  • Health Professions: 17%
  • Education: 10%
  • Public Admin, Social Services: 6%
  • Communication: 6%

Academic Programs

Grand Valley State University offers 135 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsGrand Valley State University offers 87 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology, Technician Degree
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Athletic Training, Trainer Degree
  • Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, Technologist Degree
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General Degree
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Degree
  • Health Information, Medical Records Administration, Administrator Degree
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Degree
  • Pre-Medicine, Pre-Medical Studies Degree
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
  • Therapeutic Recreation, Recreational Therapy Degree
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsGrand Valley State University offers 35 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Doctorate Degree ProgramsGrand Valley State University offers 2 Doctorate Degree Programs
Health Professions
Certificate ProgramsGrand Valley State University offers 9 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
  • Educational, Instructional Technology Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 65%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 69%
  • 1st Year Retention: 83%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $42,800
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 24,677
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 82%
  • Black Students: 5%
  • Hispanic Students: 5%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Asian Students: 2%
  • Non-resident, alien: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Unknown: <1%