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Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI
University Website: www.gvsu.edu
Apply Online: https://secure.gvsu.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply-index.htm
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Grand Valley State University (commonly referred to as GVSU, GV, or Grand Valley) is a public liberal arts university located in Allendale, Michigan, United States. The university was established in 1960, and its main campus is situated on 1,270 acres (5.1 km2) approximately 12 miles (19 km) west of Grand Rapids. Classes are also offered at the university's growing Pew Campus in Downtown Grand Rapids, Meijer Campus in Holland, and through centers at Muskegon and Traverse City established in cooperation with local community colleges.

GVSU is a comprehensive coeducational university serving more than 24,654 students as of fall 2012, from all 83 Michigan counties and dozens of other states and foreign countries. It is one of America's 100 largest universities as well as the fifth largest in Michigan in terms of enrollment, and employs more than 2,000 people with about 864 regular full-time faculty and 1,170 support staff. The university currently has alumni residing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and 25 countries around the world. For the 2010-2011 academic year, GVSU was recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for Master's institutions by the Chronicle of Higher Education. GVSU has also been noted for its sustainability efforts, ranking as high as 16th in the world for environment-friendly university management by GreenMetric World University Ranking in 2011.

GVSU's NCAA Division II sports teams are called the Lakers. They compete in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) in all 19 intercollegiate varsity sports and have won the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Directors' Cup for NCAA Division II every year from 2004 to 2011 after finishing second in 2002 and 2003.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,030.00 avg tuition

1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
(616) 331-2020

Apply online Admissions:
www.gvsu.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.gvsu.edu/financialaid/

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
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Grand Valley State University

Statistics:
Applied 16,701
Admitted 13,878 83%
Enrolled total 3,877
Full Time: 3,865
Part Time 12
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 470 600
SAT Math 510 620
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 530 580
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 21 26
ACT Math 20 26
ACT Writing 7 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 82%
4-year graduation rate 26%
6-year graduation rate 61%
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

Grand Valley State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $9,716.00 $9,716.00 $14,030.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $412.00 $412.00 $588.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,096.00 $12,096.00 $16,296.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $504.00 $504.00 $679.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,150.00 $8,150.00 $4,830.00
Other Expenses $2,330.00 $2,330.00 $4,830.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 84%
Percent receiving grant aid 67%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,041.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 66%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,288.00

Grand Valley State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Chinese Studies X
Russian Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Bioinformatics X
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
Biostatistics X
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology X
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management X
Management Science X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Taxation X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other X
Journalism X
Radio and Television X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Reading Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
Writing, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Physician Assistant X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Biopsychology X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Natural Resources/Conservation, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geochemistry X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
Social Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology 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
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Music, General X
Photography X

Scholarships for Students in Michigan

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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