Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI, USA
4.09 Average Rating

Founded in 1876, Calvin College is a 4-year Christian liberal arts college in Grand Rapids affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church. Calvin grants bachelor’s degrees in over 100 academic majors and programs. For students interested in the arts, Calvin offers an Artists Collaborative program that enables students to work together on creative projects and travel to an arts-related destination. As a Christian institution, Calvin holds chapel services every weekday and also streams them on the college website. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Christian Reformed Church
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
51%
Out of State Students
36%
0
100
75%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1244
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,840
Total Number of Undergrads
3,746
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
59%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
72%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,306
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$33,100
Out-of-State Tuition
$33,100
0
100
77%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$18,205
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
90
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Grand Rapids
Chicago
Detroit
New York
Denver
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
73%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,800
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What Students Are Saying

4.09 Average Rating
Calvin is a liberal arts school that will bolster your faith and prepare you to be an active citizen of this world. You will gain a clearer vision for your life and learn what your passions are in a Christ-centered community with the support of fellow students, faculty, and staff.
Melanie from North Chili, NY
This school thrives with energy and spirit. Takes the Christian faith seriously, but stresses the importance of participating in the world and staying exposed. This school truly grows on you.
Rachel from Minneapolis, MN

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