Grand View University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Grand View University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,235 students enrolled. This school was established in 1896 and is one of the 9 colleges located in Des Moines, Iowa.

Grand View University is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
At Grand View University you can get your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Grand View University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Accounting and Finance, Occupational Therapy, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important 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 normally a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
73%
The rate of student retention at Grand View University is fair at 73% (close to Iowa average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Grand View University is low: 48%. About 34% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Grand View University is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,900
Average tuition cost is high, $21,500 annually. The additional fees at Grand View University not covered by tuition are approximately $400; which totals $21,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Grand View University 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
92%
As reported in recent data, 850 applications were submitted and 786 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Grand View University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
Grand View University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Grand View University, 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.

Safety
Grade
C+
Grand View University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 800 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: roughly $3,700 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Grand View University. 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
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 data, Grand View University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Grand View University Location and Maps



Post Address: Grand View University, 1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316, USA
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