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Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United Kingdom
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Grand Valley State University was chartered by the Michigan legislature in 1960 in response to the need for a public, four-year college in the state's second largest metropolitan region. The mission of Grand Valley State University is to empower learners in their pursuits, professions, and purpose. The university enriches society through excellent teaching, active scholarship, advancement of equity, and public service. A strong liberal education serves as the foundation for Grand Valley State University's wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs, fostering critical thinking, creative problem solving, and cultural understanding. Through personalized learning enhanced by active scholarship, the university accomplishes its mission of empowering learners in their pursuits, professions, and purpose.

Grand Valley State University is committed to sending its graduates into the world as both well-rounded professionals and well-rounded citizens. The university does that academically by exposing students to a wide range of disciplines and topics, and then complements those studies with an array of resources and opportunities to expand their horizons. Grand Valley State University's faculty members are eager to pass on their expertise, gained through their robust academic work. Ninety-three percent of the university's faculty have the highest degree possible in their fields -- and many have extensive field experience. 

Why Grand Valley State University - Grand Rapids

  • Campus: The 65-acre Robert C. Pew Campus in the heart of Grand Rapids is comprised of multiple buildings along the west bank of the Grand River that serves business, education, engineering, and other majors and is home to The Graduate School. The 14.5-acre Health Campus anchors the east end of Grand Rapids' Medical Mile. It is comprised of two buildings with a third building set to open in 2021. With some of the newest living centers in the state in both Allendale and downtown Grand Rapids, there is no better way to experience the Laker Effect than by living on campus.
  • Student Life: The GVSU Office of Student Life empowers students to effectively engage with their communities through intentionally designed and inclusive programs, services and environments. Student Life fosters learning, development, wellness, and success for students at Grand Valley State University.
  • Athletics: The GVSU intercollegiate athletic experience helps prepare the student-athlete for lifelong accomplishment. GVSU seeks out the best student-athletes and provides them with an environment conducive to academic and athletic success through a dual focus on academic achievement and the pursuit of competitive excellence. The intercollegiate athletic program consistently reflects the high standards of honor, ethical behavior, and dignity, which characterize Grand Valley State University, its conference affiliation and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
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Acceptance Rate
--
Student:Teacher Ratio
1%
International Students
61:39
Male-Female Ratio
Jan, Sep
Intakes
Public
Institution Type
Video Glimpse
Rankings
QS Ranking --
Times Higher Education 1201-1500
ARWU --
Webometrics 1257
QS Ranking

QS Quacquarelli Symonds is the world’s leading provider of services, analytics, and insight to the global higher education sector, whose mission is to enable motivated people anywhere in the world to fulfil their potential through educational achievement, international mobility, and career development.

THE Ranking

THE (Times Higher Education) has been providing trusted performance data on universities for students and their families, academics, university leaders, governments and industry, since 2004. We create university rankings to assess university performance on the global stage and to provide a resource for readers to understand the different missions and successes of higher education institutions.

Shanghai Ranking

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was first published in June 2003 by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU), Graduate School of Education (formerly the Institute of Higher Education) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and updated on an annual basis

Webometrics Ranking

The "Webometrics Ranking of World Universities" is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain. CSIC is among the first basic research organizations in Europe. The CSIC consisted in 2006 of 126 centers and institutes distributed throughout Spain.

Browse Courses
Social Innovation
Arts and Humanities
Mode
Oncampus
Fees
GBP 14750
Duration
24 months
Type
Masters
Intakes
Aug
Educational Leadership
Education
Mode
Oncampus
Fees
GBP 12128
Duration
24 months
Type
Masters
Intakes
Jan, Aug
Health Administration
Sciences
Mode
Oncampus
Fees
GBP 19116
Duration
24 months
Type
Masters
Intakes
Jan, Aug
Clinical Dietetics
Sciences
Mode
Oncampus
Fees
GBP 21258
Duration
24 months
Type
Masters
Intakes
Aug
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Scholarships
The Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards by Grand Valley State University for International Students
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Important Information
Founding year 1960
Institution Type Public University
Partnered Yes
Scholarships available Yes
Application Fees GBP 30
Tuition Fees GBP 13,716 - GBP 14,750
Acceptance Rate --%
Male-Female Ratio 61:39
Student-Teacher Ratio --
International Students 1
Intakes Jan, Sep
QS Ranking
THE Ranking 1201-1500
ARWU Ranking
Webometrics Ranking 1257
Location Grand Rapids, Michigan, United Kingdom
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