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Grand Valley State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,378 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,078 tuition
$8,300 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$23,868 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,568 tuition
$8,300 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,573 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
34% get federal aid ($4,346 avg)
18% get state aid ($558 avg)
71% get institn'l aid ($3,573 avg)
69% get loans ($6,349 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.31% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.02% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$15,865,795
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,650 73%
Federal Grant Aid $4,346 34%
Pell Grants $4,003 34%
Other Federal Grants $393 30%
Institution Grant Aid $3,573 71%
State Grant Aid $558 18%
Student Loans $6,349 69%
Federal Loans $5,928 66%
Other Loans $9,211 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Grand Valley State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
(616) 331-2020
http://www.gvsu.edu/financialaid/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $420
Out of State $607

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Gaby from Wyoming, MI
  • May-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Everything seems to be expensive and overpriced but, you are really given so many resources and opportunities to help each one of us whenever needed. Such as having therapists, numerous computer labs available multiple times a day, etc.

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  • Cassidy from Commerce Township, MI
  • Apr-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Grand Valley is a crazy expensive university. Apply for all the grants and loans you can. Sororities and Fraternities are pretty expensive on campus as well - spend your money wisely!

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  • 5
  • Colin from Allendale, MI
  • Mar-29-2014 I am a current student here

    I just transferred from the University of Arizona, and I definnitely say GVSU is a great deal. I was an out of state student at UA, where my estimated cost of attendance was over 40,0000 a year. When I transferred to GV, they gave me in-state status after only 6 months, so now my cost is only 20,000 a year. I've made good connections and have a good job on campus, so GV was definitely worth the change.

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