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Grand View University
  • 4 Year
  • DES MOINES, IA

Report Card

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

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Grand View is a private, Christian university located in Des Moines, Iowa. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,591 undergraduate students. The Grand View acceptance rate is 96%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 55% of students, Grand View alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,600.

About

1200 GRANDVIEW AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50316
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Heart of America Athletic Conference

Grand View University Rankings

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

Grand View Admissions

Acceptance Rate
96%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1120
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$19,035 / 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
$19,702 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
65%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 30 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
7
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    18%
  • On Campus
    76%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,591 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
209
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
52%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Athletic
    65%
  • Student
    24%
  • creative
    6%
  • Outgoing
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
80%
Poll
81%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 26 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 39 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Friendly
    46%
  • Small
    33%
  • Different
    17%
  • Home away from home
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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