Grand View University

country rank : 1577

world rank     : 5357

University Overview

  

Founded in 1896, Grand View University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Des Moines (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Grand View University (GVU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. Grand View University (GVU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 121 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GVU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
GVU


Founded
1896


Colours
Red and white


Mascot
Viktor the Viking


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int’l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 90-100%

Admission Office
1200 Grandview Avenue
Des Moines 50316-1599
+1 (515) 2632810
800 444 6083

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
2,000-2,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
50-99

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Grand View University's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Iowa State Board of Nursing, Iowa Department of Education

 

Affiliations

  

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

 

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