Grand View University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Des Moines, IA

$30,508

Avg tuition

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About Grand View University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Evangelical Lutheran Church  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Grand View University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Des Moines, Iowa. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,889, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 96%. The university offers 45 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 55%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $30,508.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

96% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 920-1120

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-22

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students Enrolled

27%

Online Student Enrollment

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

65%

Unknown

8%

Black

8%

Hispanic

8%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Asian

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

54%

Socio-economic diversity

41% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

10

Total Online Enrollment

507

Student Location Breakout

27% 73%

Percent of Programs Online

81% On-campus

19% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates 25% online

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 16% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 50% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

41%

State Grant Aid

50%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,458
State Grant Aid $5,415
Institution Grant Aid $15,187
Pell Grant Aid $4,471

Financial Outlook

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.