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Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI
University Website: www.calvin.edu
Apply Online: www.calvin.edu/apply/
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Coordinates: 42°55′49″N 85°35′17″W / 42.93028°N 85.58806°W / 42.93028; -85.58806

Calvin College is a liberal arts college located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1876, Calvin College is an educational institution of the Christian Reformed Church and stands in the Reformed tradition of Protestantism. Calvin College is named after John Calvin, the 16th century Protestant Reformer.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $25,340.00 avg tuition

3201 Burton SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 526-6000

Apply online Admissions:
www.calvin.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.calvin.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Calvin College

Statistics:
Applied 3,177
Admitted 2,395 75%
Enrolled total 961
Full Time: 960
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 500 650
SAT Math 530 660
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 23 29
ACT English 22 30
ACT Math 22 29
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 87%
4-year graduation rate 55%
6-year graduation rate 75%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Calvin College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $25,340.00 $25,340.00 $25,340.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $225.00 $225.00 $225.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $610.00 $610.00 $610.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,080.00 $10,080.00 $10,080.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $420.00 $420.00 $420.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,760.00 $8,760.00 $3,750.00
Other Expenses $2,435.00 $2,330.00 $3,750.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,010.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 99%
Percent receiving grant aid 98%
Avg amount of grant aid $12,151.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 62%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,282.00

Calvin College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Asian Studies/Civilization X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biotechnology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Business/Corporate Communications X
Management Information Systems, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Chemistry Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
German Language Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Chinese Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Dutch/Flemish Language and Literature X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Modern Greek Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Development Economics and International Development X
Economics, General X
Geography X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Michigan

Name Amount Deadline
Michael R. Rogers Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Roger L. and Sandra L. Alderink Family Scholarship $3,000 Varies
Clarence and Anne Beets Scholarship $1,500 Varies
Thomas F. Caldon, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Thomas F. Caldon, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Castle, DeWit and Timmer Scholarship $900 Varies
Gerald DeVries, Eastside Christian School Scholarship $1,700 Varies
Henry and Eunice DeWit Scholarship $1,500 Varies
John G. and Anne Feringa Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies
Heritage Class Scholarship - Calvin College $3,000 Varies
Huntington National Bank Scholarship - Calvin College $2,250 Varies
Macedonia Scholarship - Calvin College $1,450 Varies
Nelle and Sue Miller Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Johannes and Charlotte Moss Plekker Memorial Faculty Honors Award $2,500 Varies
Wilma Steketee-Bean Scholarship $2,400 Varies
Edward C. and Hazel L. Stephenson Foundation Scholarship $3,000 Varies
Robert and Timothy Sullivan Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Tong Family Scholarship $2,200 Varies
Richard Ballast Scholarship $1,500 Varies
James F. Bere Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Susan Lemmen Byker Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Gerald and Joyce De Nooyer Family Scholarship $2,450 Varies
Deb Deters Business Scholarship $2,500 Varies
Rev. Donald J. Drost Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Rev. Donald J. Drost Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Eelkema Family Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church Scholarship Varies Varies
Emerson Minority Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Jerry and Lynne Granger Family Scholarship $5,000 Varies
George G. Harper Scholarship $2,200 Varies
Jipping Family Scholarship $2,200 Varies
Wilhemina Kalsbeek Memorial Scholarship $2,500 Varies
Wilbur A. Lettinga Family Scholarship $2,200 Varies
Michmerhuizen Family Scholarship $900 Varies
Arnold and Cynthia Morren Family Scholarship $2,500 Varies
Naomi Scholarship $1,700 Varies
Naomi Scholarship $1,700 Varies
Naomi Scholarship $1,700 Varies
Potvin Scholarship Varies Varies
Potvin Scholarship Varies Varies
Dena M. Sievert Scholarship $1,700 Varies
David O. Triezenberg Memorial Scholarship $1,400 Varies
David O. Triezenberg Memorial Scholarship $1,400 Varies
William H. Van Dyke Memorial Scholarship $2,500 Varies
Theodore C. Wagenaar Scholarship $450 Varies
Peter and Esther Westra Family Honors Scholarship $2,050 Varies
Ernest Van Vugt Scholarship $2,200 Varies
DeVos Business Scholarship $1,400 Varies
DeVos Business Scholarship $1,400 Varies
Lloyd H. De Vries Scholarship $1,500 Varies
Lloyd H. De Vries Scholarship $1,500 Varies
Kuipers Family Scholarship for the Calvin College Band Varies Varies
Stephanie L. Dykstra Memorial Scholarship $1,800 Varies
De Vries-Visser Scholarship $1,500 Varies

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