Grand View University

Des Moines, IA

Grand View University

Des Moines, IA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$29,792

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,756
Declined 54
Total Received 1,810
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Private

2,042

undergraduate students

204

graduate students

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School Facts

Grand View University, founded in 1896, is a church-affiliated university. Its 35-acre campus is located in Des Moines.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,246
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

Social Networks

35-acre campus in Des Moines (population: 215,521); branch campus in Johnston. Served by air and bus; train serves Osceola (35 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Grand View University
1200 Grandview Avenue
Des Moines, IA
50316

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
440
75th
560
25th
470
75th
23
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,756
Declined 54
Total Received 1,810

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,830

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,076
Room $4,846
Board $5,378
Additional fees $716
Books & supplies $836
Total $40,852
Average Financial Aid - $17,830
Total with Avg. Aid $23,022

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 444-6083
finaid@grandview.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes yes
Wrestling yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, football, powderpuff football, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Corporate Communications, General. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Programming/Programmer, General. yes
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Graphic Communications, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Information Technology. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Photography. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Sports Communication. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,246

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

2,042
students

Female
54%
1,098

Male
46%
944

9%

204
students

Female
69%
140

Male
31%
64

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,781
students

Female
54%
953

Male
46%
828

13%

261
students

Female
56%
145

Male
44%
116

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: September 1

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Denmark
Germany
Italy
Rwanda
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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