92%

Acceptance Rate

$19,516

Avg.Financial Aid

001867

FAFSA Code

About Grand View University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,886

Website

www.grandview.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Evangelical Lutheran Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Des Moines, Iowa, Grand View University is a private, Evangelical Lutheran Church university. Around 83% of the students are 24 and under at Grand View University. At GVU around 64% are white, 9% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 8% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Kelley Johnson, Brad Zaun, B. J. Hill, and Slick Watts. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. At GVU, 142 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

1200 Grandview Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5152632800
Fax: 5152632974
Request Info

Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

92%

SAT Range

920 - 1110

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Grand View University has 2 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Grand View University. It is a non-refundable amount. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 920-1120, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Grand View University, must score 19 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 17 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316. They can also call them at (515) 263-2800.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,946

Average Annual Cost

$26,922

Books And Supplies

$824

Other Fees

$686

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,178

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,778

Total One Year Cost

$40,388

Before applying to GVU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $44,317. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($30,508), books and supplies ($836), room and boarding ($9,704), and budget for other expenses ($3,269). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

60 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

54 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

54 Graduates

Psychology, General

45 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

42 Graduates

Human Services, General

37 Graduates

Marketing

36 Graduates

Biology, General

31 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

31 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

29 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

26 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

22 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

21 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

19 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

15 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

10 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Social Work

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

Journalism

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

4 Graduates

Biotechnology

4 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

3 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

3 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

3 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

2 Graduates

Legal Support Services

2 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

1 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

1 Graduates

Computer Programming

1 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Graphic Communications

1 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,761

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

90%

Part-time

10%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

65% White

9% Unknown

8% Black

5% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

16%

Out Of State

82%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,141 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 77% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

77%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,486/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,978/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,978/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Vikings

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Heart of America Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

465

Total Female Athletes

226

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Rifle

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Rifle

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At GVU, $9,704 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at GVU costs around $4,978 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 46% male and 54% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,750

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$195 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,516

Students Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,718

Students Receiving State Aid

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,566

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,993

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$21,321

$30K - $48K

$20,720

$48K - $75K

$19,226

$75K - $110K

$17,948

> $110K

$15,167

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,670,696

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,100,119

In case the students at Grand View University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,458, whereas the financial aid is $15,187. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,415, while the institutional aid is $15,187. At GVU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $3,670,696 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $3,100,119.

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