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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1 Campus Dr Allendale, MI 49401-9403
Phone: (616) 331-2020
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Grand Valley State University
  • Located in Allendale, MI
  • Public
  • 24,541 students enrolled
  • 83% admitted
  • $10,716 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Ashley from Ohio
  • Jan-15-2016 I am a current student here

    It is a large campus, about 22,000 students, so make sure a large school is what you're looking for. General education classes tend to be large lectures, but as you continue on with your major the classes get smaller and the student to teacher ratio dwindles tremendously. I am in my second year and I think my largest class has only about 40 people in it so there is more one on one attention between the professors and students.

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  • Kimberly from Jackson, MI
  • Dec-02-2015 I am a current student here

    Apply early, be careful not to pick downtown classes unless you have time to get there with the bus, become friends with your neighbors and RA, please please please go to academic advisors!

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  • Emily from Eau Claire, MI
  • Sep-27-2015 I am a current student here

    Learn how to cook; you'll grow tired of the options eventually. Finding parking is like a mini Hunger Games. You hear this one a lot, but getting involved in one or two clubs is a great way to find people.

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  • Jordan from Midland, MI
  • Jun-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Get involved! There are over 300 clubs and teams to join, and the bi-annual club fairs held on campus is a great way to see what clubs may be a good fit for you.

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  • Bri Anderson from Grand Prairie, TX
  • Jan-16-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    If you are looking for somewhere to make forever friends and have a great start on preparing for your career this is the place. My guess is that you should stay on top of your work but you will also have time to do things on your free time as well.

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