Grand View University

Des Moines, IA

Grand View University

Des Moines, IA

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When it comes to education, Grand View University means business... and biotechnology, and theatre and 40+ other majors and pre-professional programs. No matter which program you choose, you'll be immersed in the Viking culture. Our creative, innovative, hands-on learning style means that no two experiences are the same. It's all about making your education your own. Our theory? Learn what you love and you'll love to learn.

We are continually updating our programs to align with our ever-changing world. From our new Data Science major to our eSports team, Grand View will challenge and inspire you. You’ll learn how to solve problems, be an effective communicator, and be a good global citizen. A Grand View education will give you the skills you need to pursue your career goals and ensure a bright future. We value and encourage diversity, honoring a community of open interaction, personal integrity, active intellectual engagement, and academic honesty. Explore GV–we think you’ll like what you see!



#57 in Top Performers on Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report


Top 100 in Regional Universities Midwest | U.S. News & World Report

GV Fast Facts

• Located in Des Moines, Iowa
• 1,875 total enrollment
• 35 undergraduate majors
• 19 online programs
• 7 graduate majors
• Average class size of 17; 14:1 student-faculty ratio
• 98.6% job placement average for 20 years
• 40+ clubs and organizations
• 22,860 alumni

• 26 athletic teams
• NAIA national championship athletics; member of Heart of America Conference
Men’s: Baseball, basketball, bowling, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track & field, volleyball, wrestling
• Women’s: Basketball, bowling, competitive dance, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, volleyball, wrestling
• Co-ed: Cheerleading, eSports, shooting sports

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