Grand View University

Des Moines, IA, USA
4.20 Average Rating
Founded in 1896, Grand View University is a liberal arts college based in Des Moines, Iowa. It was started by the Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church in American and maintains its close affiliation to the Lutheran church today. Admissions are rated as “selective” and most students major in business, nursing, or psychology. In the 1900s, students placed a rock in the entrance of the Humphrey Center and now, “The Rock” has become an important landmark that students consistently paint to express “celebration, sorrow, or protest.”


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 20
Average SAT Composite: 969

What Students Are Saying

4.20 Average Rating
I like this college because it has a varity of opportunities that suit each students desire for getting an education. It has good community and united feeling throughout the student body and it provides me with countless offers to engage in activities. Personally, Track rules :)
Nixon from Clive, IA
They have really small classes so you are not forgotten. Your professors and your advisor will help you with anything. They are really there for you with any problems or questions you might have.
Ivana from Des Moines, IA

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