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Students at Grand Valley State University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 146 responses
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  • Friendly
    43%
  • Good people
    16%
  • Hard working
    16%
  • Sociable
    12%
  • Rich
    5%
  • Not very friendly toward " outsiders"
    3%
  • Unique and hardworking
    3%
Female Undergrads
59%
Male Undergrads
41%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    92%
  • Out-of-State
    8%
  • International
    1%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    2%
  • 18-19
    39%
  • 20-21
    39%
  • 22-24
    15%
  • Over 25
    5%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    18%
  • $30k-$48k
    12%
  • $49k-$75k
    18%
  • $76k-$110k
    22%
  • $110k+
    30%

Ethnic Diversity

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44%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.183 responses
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46%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).183 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    5%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Hispanic
    5%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    82%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 102 responses
  • Republican
    30%
  • Democratic
    24%
  • Independent
    15%
  • Other party not mentioned
    3%
  • I don't care about politics
    28%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 182 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    3%
  • Liberal
    26%
  • Moderate
    27%
  • Conservative
    12%
  • Very conservative
    1%
  • Libertarian
    1%
  • Not sure
    30%
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