General Information About Grand View University
The Mission Grand View engages, equips, and empowers students to fulfill their individual potential and serve society. Committed to the development of the whole person – mind, body and spirit – and to preparing students for successful careers and responsible citizenship both in their communities and in a diverse and changing world, Grand View offers a liberal arts education that: Challenges students to inquire with a disciplined and critical mind, communicate effectively, and display an awareness of the global issues that affect us all. Creates a community of learners where differing perspectives are welcome, where friendly interaction is the norm, and where intellectual and personal integrity is expected and modeled. Offers a supportive environment where students can engage in community with others, discern life purpose, and grow in leadership. Affirms Christian faith and ethics as a vision for life, a vision that enhances our respect for the diversity and dignity of all people, for relating to others, and for the pursuit of lifelong learning. Informed by its Danish Lutheran heritage, Grand View is a School for Life.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Evangelical Lutheran Church
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 689 Percent Admitted 95% Men Admitted 92% Women Admitted 97% Full Time Retention Rate 70%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 380 500 Math 390 510 Writing 330 460
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 18 23 English 17 22 Math 17 23
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 2,201 Native American 6.0 Asian 54.0 African American 128.0 Hispanic 61.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,686 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0