68%

Acceptance Rate

$10,887

Avg.Financial Aid

002311

FAFSA Code

About Kuyper College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

161

Website

www.kuyper.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.

Other Protestant

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

Yes

Kuyper College is a private, Other Protestant university located in Grand Rapids, MI. It was in 1939 when the Kuyper College was founded. Kuyper College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Ora et labora (Latin) and its official colors are purple and gold. Out of total 184 students enrolled at KC, 184 belong to undergraduate courses while 6 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 16 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. At Kuyper College, around 86% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 65% of the students are females and 35% are males. Finally, at KC around 61% are white, 18% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 6% are Non-resident alien. Kuyper College has produced several well-known personalities in its 81 years of existence. The employment rate, after six years of graduation, is a good parameter to gauge the employability which in this case is 90%. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 74 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABHE (Assn. for Biblical Higher Education), CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), and HLC Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

3333 East Beltline Ave NE

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6162223000
Fax: 6169883608
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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.

68%

SAT Range

850 - 1050

ACT Range

17 - 25

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to KC is easy. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Kuyper College. It is a non-refundable amount. The SAT score in the range of 850-1080 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at Kuyper College is 23. However, those getting an ACT score less than 20 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 3333 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525-9781. To gather more information, they can call them at (616) 222-3000.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$18,754

Average Annual Cost

$21,314

Books And Supplies

$800

Other Fees

$675

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

$7,285

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,824

Total One Year Cost

$31,898

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to KC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $33,151 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($22,886), books and supplies ($800), room and boarding ($7,570), and budget for other expenses ($2,256) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

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

75%

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

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

70%

Male Professors

30%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Social Work

9 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

7 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

4 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

2 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

2 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

161

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

38%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

73% White

10% Unknown

2% Black

2% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

7%

Out Of State

86%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$68,722 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 65% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

65%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Casey the Cougar

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $7,570 per year for living on campus. Kuyper College offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The college has enrolled around 35% male and 65% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$28,600/year

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.

N/A - N/A

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.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,887

Students Receiving Federal Grants

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,740

Students Receiving State Aid

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,806

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,754

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,593

$30K - $48K

$14,170

$48K - $75K

$9,356

$75K - $110K

$8,514

> $110K

$4,750

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$295,522

The financial aid department of Kuyper College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Kuyper College is around $7,142 and the federal grant is $2,821. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,184, while the institutional aid is $7,142. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Kuyper College amount to $295,522 per annum.

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