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Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, IA

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Grand View University provides a variety of degree programs for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Des Moines, IA and operated as a private institution. The Evangelical Lutheran Church affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Enrollment at Grand View University exceeds two thousand yearly.

Areas of study offered at GVC include but are not limited to:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences

Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the school. The most common exam scores among applicants admitted to GVC are in the range of 19 to 23 on the ACT, or 1150 to 1410 on the SAT exam. An estimated 90 percent of all applicant were accepted at GVC, with 40 percent of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $23,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's tuition calculator to understand their cost of attendance. The price of on-campus housing is approximately $3,900 annually. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

GVC offers several athletic programs overseen by the NAIA. Athletic programs available:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Football (NAIA Division II)
  • Golf (NAIA Division II)

Contact information, admission forms, areas of study, and more can be accessed on school's website at www.grandview.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates Grand View University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Grand View University is around 2,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 13% enrolling as graduate students and 97% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $26,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $410 to $490 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$16,467
Receiving Student Loans81%$7,434
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Grand View University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Grand View University is around 48%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years28%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2011)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2011)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Grand View University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Heart of America Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Heart of America Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Heart of America Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Bowling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Grand View University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Grand View University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
98.21%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$12,195