Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave, Des moines, IA 50316
Tel: (515)263-2800
Private not-for-profit | 2,233 students
Grand View is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Founded more than100 years ago, Grand View offers a high-quality education to a diverse student body in a career-oriented, liberalarts–grounded curriculum at three campus locations in greater Des Moines. Grand View welcomes traditional students and adultlearners representing a wide range of religious and cultural backgrounds.

School Overview:

Grand View University
CountyPolk County, IA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
140 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,233 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,785 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
448 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
2,196 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
37 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
3%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
5%6%
% White
87%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$21,826$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$21,826$24,744
 
Tuition$18,234
Percent Admitted92%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)380-500450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)410-520460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)520-580440-570
ACT English (25-75%)17-2319-25
ACT Math (25-75%)17-2318-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)6-86-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)18-2320-25

School Notes:

  • Grand View is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church inAmerica. Founded more than 100 years ago, Grand View offers a high-quality education to a diverse student body in acareer-oriented, liberal arts–grounded curriculum at three campus locations in greater Des Moines. Grand View welcomestraditional students and adult learners representing a wide range of religious and cultural backgrounds.
  • At Grand View College, students find a winning combination of high-quality programs, experiencedprofessors, and caring individuals. With 1,750 students and an average class size of 14, students get to know theirprofessors and other students well. They learn independence and seek responsibility in Grand View's educational environment.Learning is an interactive process at Grand View—students engage in lively discussions, work on real-world projects, andparticipate in career-related work experiences.
  • Students are encouraged to develop leadership and team skills through involvement in campusorganizations, which include intercollegiate and intramural athletics, speech and theater groups, major department clubs,student government, and the Grand View College Choir.
  • The Grand View academic purpose is to serve a diverse student body by providing a variety of learningenvironments and teaching techniques. Grand View provides academic support programs and services designed to enable studentsto master skills essential for success in college-level courses.
  • Grand View College's campus is Des Moines—and as part of the Grand View community, students are notlimited by the confines of a small college or small town. In a given day, students can catch an Iowa Cubs professionalbaseball doubleheader, head down to the Court Avenue district for great food and nightlife, or take in a concert at the CivicCenter.
  • The College and its programs are accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools;Consortium for Collegiate Nursing Education; the Iowa State Board of Nursing. The Grand View teacher education program isapproved by the Iowa Department of Education.

Nearby Schools:

Simpson College
17.7 mi. away
Central College
38.5 mi. away
Grinnell College
46.3 mi. away

View all schools in: Iowa, Polk , Des Moines, Zip 50316

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