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Grand Valley State University Academics

Grand Valley State Academic Statistics

Academics
grade B
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
85%
Part-Time Retention Rate
71%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$434
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    24%
  • 20-39
    58%
  • 40-99
    17%
  • 100+
    1%
98%
of students say they attend class. 133 responses

Grand Valley State Professors

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Female Professors
50%
Male Professors
50%
Average Professor Salary
$80,316
Poll
55%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions. 133 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian American
    8%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • White
    79%

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What Students Say About Professors

Poll
90%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach. 249 responses
Poll
84%
of students say professors care about their students' success. 249 responses
Poll
80%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand. 248 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed. 249 responses

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