Grand View University

Des Moines, IA, USA
3.94 Average Rating

Grand View University is a 4-year, liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Iowa, Des Moines. GV offers 40 academic programs on their 50-acre urban campus, where students are immersed in the university’s Viking culture. On top of undergraduate options, Grand View also offers graduate programs, teaching endorsements, and pre-professional preparation. With downtown Des Moines so close, students have access to internships, recreational opportunities, and cultural experiences throughout the little-big city. Affiliated with the Lutheran Church, GV has several campus ministries, including service projects, outreach, and prayer groups, but the university is welcome to students of all religious and cultural backgrounds.  

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
78%
Out of State Students
7%
0
100
96%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 969
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,000
Total Number of Undergrads
1,760
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
28%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
46%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,442
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$28,678
Out-of-State Tuition
$28,678
0
100
88%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$15,672
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
43
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Des Moines
Minneapolis
Omaha
Denver
Kansas City
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
98%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
I would give Grand View University an excellent rate. They are very helpful in many ways. It has many majors to offer and the major that I was interested in.
Brian from Des Moines, IA
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

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