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Calvin University
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  • 4 Year
  • GRAND RAPIDS, MI

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
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  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

3201 BURTON STREET SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49546
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
From Calvin University

Calvin University is a leading Christian university located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Here you’ll get equipped to think with courage, act with justice, and live with intention. You’ll learn in our vibrant Christian community—and make lasting friends and connections. When you graduate you’ll be ready for anything, prepared to lead a bold, faithful life. Sound good? Then we think you could fit in. Come and see.

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Calvin University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
73%
SAT Range
1100-1320
ACT Range
23-30
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,482 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,900 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 61 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 73 responses
44%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 72 responses

Majors

Kinesiology at Calvin University

When you get a degree in kinesiology from Calvin University, it really means something. It means you received four years of hands-on practice. It means you were mentored by Christian professors who challenged you to push your limits. It means that you had talented peers who spurred you to greatness. And it means that you have a clear path to your dream job. Don’t leave your future to chance.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    13%
  • On Campus
    87%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,787 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
281
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Tall, blonde, and dutch.
    51%
  • Motivated
    13%
  • All of the above
    11%
  • Polite
    9%
  • Diverse
    6%
  • Bigoted
    2%
  • Hot
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
98%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 59 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 90 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Community
    38%
  • Diverse
    13%
  • Religious
    13%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Growth
    9%
  • Intimate
    6%
  • Ignorant
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
75%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 38 responses

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