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#5 Best Public Universities in Michigan

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan

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Overview

Student Population
24,677
Grand Valley State University overview
Location Allendale, Michigan
Online gvsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Grand Valley State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Allendale, Michigan, Grand Valley State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 17,133 prospective students applied, and 14,178 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,311 enrolled in the school.  20,653 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,024 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $12,484 plus fees of $0. GVSU is ranked 534 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes

GVSU is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
Grand Valley State University overview
SAT 1050/1240
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.52
Applications Accepted
82.8% 
Grand Valley State University overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$12,484
In State Costs for Grand Valley State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$700
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,364
Budget for Other Expenses$2,400
Total One Year Cost$24,948
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,762
Out of State Costs for Grand Valley State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$700
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,364
Budget for Other Expenses$2,400
Total One Year Cost$30,226

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Grand Valley State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Health Professions 16%
Psychology 9%
Communication 7%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=170082 IPEDS survey data for Grand Valley State University.