Grand Rapids, MI Colleges

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Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. The city is located on the Grand River about 25 miles east of Lake Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 188,040. In 2010, the Grand Rapids metropolitan area had a population of 1,005,648 and a combined statistical area, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland, population of 1,321,557. It is the county seat of Kent County, Michigan,second largest city in Michigan (after Detroit), and the largest city in West Michigan. Grand Rapids is home to five of the world's leading office furniture companies and is nicknamed the "Furniture City". The city and surrounding communities are economically diverse, and contribute heavily to the health care, information technology, automotive, aviation, and consumer goods manufacturing industries, among others.

Grand Rapids was the hometown of Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States. He, along with his wife, former First Lady Betty Ford, are buried on the grounds of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids.

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Schools in and around Grand Rapids, MI

Name
Grand Rapids Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,524 average out-state tuition; $5,028 average in-state tuition
Calvin College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $25,340 average out-state tuition; $25,340 average in-state tuition
Davenport University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $12,096 average out-state tuition; $12,096 average in-state tuition
Aquinas College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,206 average out-state tuition; $23,206 average in-state tuition
Cornerstone University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $21,818 average out-state tuition; $21,818 average in-state tuition
Kuyper College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $16,976 average out-state tuition; $16,976 average in-state tuition
Calvin Theological Seminary
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition

Grand Rapids, MI Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Sue Walicki Nursing Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 01, 2017
Dorothy and Dick Burgess Scholarship Up to $4,000 March 01, 2017
Antonia Dellas Memorial Scholarship Up to $2,000 March 01, 2017
Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1,250 January 31, 2017
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017