Calvin College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Calvin College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,010 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1876 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Calvin College is affiliated with Christian Reformed Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
75
At Calvin College you can earn your 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Calvin College implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers 75 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Biology, Management, and Foreign Languages. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
86%
The student retention rate at Calvin College is high at 86% (well above Michigan average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Calvin College is good - 75%.

Student to faculty ratio at Calvin College is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,800
Average tuition prices are very high, $26,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Calvin College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $300, which makes it a total of $26,800 a year.

Read the details about Calvin College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
75%
According to recent data, 3,284 applications were submitted and 2,478 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Calvin College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Calvin College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Calvin College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Calvin College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,800 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Calvin College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Calvin College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Calvin College Location and Maps



Post Address: Calvin College, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546, USA
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