Grand View University Rankings

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In the World#5759 of 14178
In North America#1515 of 2629
In the United States#1435 of 2528
In Iowa#24 of 39
In Des Moines#3 of 4

Quick Review

Religion
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Acceptance rate
96%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$19,035 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,800
Graduates
89
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Grand View University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate96%96%96%
Applicants1,526635891
Admissions1,463607856
Freshmen enrolled full time331169162
Freshmen enrolled part time11

345 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

162 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
36 or 11%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 920
or below

75% of them
had 1120
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Grand View University are 920-1120 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
296 or 89%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Grand View University are 17-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1230 (65%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown154 (8%)
Hispanic150 (8%)
Black or African American149 (8%)
Two or more races75 (4%)
Asian63 (3%)
Nonresident Alien61 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,035/year
Average aid awarded
$19,702
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,481
$30-48K$19,245
$48-75K$18,213
$75-110K$18,868
$110K+$23,104

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$27,972$6,481
Tuition in-state$27,972$6,481
Tuition out-of-state$27,972$6,481
Fee in-district$706$150
Fee in-state$706$150
Fee out-of-state$706$150

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity894
Combined charge for room and board$9,614
Room charge$4,846
Meal charge$4,768

Grand View University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse44
Psychology, General29
Business & Commerce, General28
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management1810
Finance, General24
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies23
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies22
Biology & Biological Sciences, General22
Marketing & Marketing Management, General22
Accounting20
Graphic Design18
Kinesiology and Exercise Science17
Human Services, General16
Organizational Leadership16
Elementary Education and Teaching14
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General13
Social Work12
Computer and Information Sciences, General9
Biochemistry8
Political Science and Government, General7
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General7
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other6
English Language and Literature, General5
Secondary Education and Teaching5
Broadcast Journalism5
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3
Applied Mathematics, General3
Athletic Training & Trainer3
Business & Corporate Communications2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other2
History, General2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Legal Assistant & Paralegal2
Art Teacher Education2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Education, General2
Sports Communication1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
International Business & Trade & Commerce1
Computer Programming & Programmer, General1
Music, General1
Theology & Theological Studies1
Grand Total42331
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%46%64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
116
Citations
708

Publication count by topic

Psychology
25
Sociology
15
Biology
10
Medicine
10
Political science
9
History
8
Philosophy
7
Chemistry
6
Mathematics
6
Engineering
4
Art
3
Business
2
Materials science
2
Economics
2
Geology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History23807
Sociology2801102
Philosophy30891
Art31971
Geology350225
Medicine3809403
Economics434315
Political science48733
Materials science498729
Psychology499046
Mathematics523619
Biology553238
Engineering58362

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199200
199300
199411
199510
199620
199716
199834
199910
200004
200122
200205
200356
2004223
2005116
2006125
2007230
2008143
2009249
2010854
2011633
2012754
2013546
2014852
2015343
2016640
2017529
20181038
2019739
20201651

General info

Alternative namesGVU
Founded1896
WikipediaGrand View University
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff291
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, Iowa, 50316
United States
City population203,000
Phone5152632800
Fax+1 (515) 263 6095

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