My College Options®
Close
or sign
in with:
Sign in using Facebook
Validating....
Forgot your password?
Please login now to access the My Options Box.  If you don't already have an account with us, click on the Free Registration link

Grand View University

Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
Phone: (515) 263-2810

Grand View is a not-for-profit liberal arts university offering bachelor's and master's degrees. It is a private institution affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Founded more than 100 years ago in 1896, Grand View offers a high-quality education to a diverse student body in a career-oriented, liberal arts–grounded curriculum at two campus locations in greater Des Moines, a metropolitan area of more than half a million people. Grand View welcomes traditional students and adult learners representing a wide range of religious and cultural backgrounds. At Grand View, students find a winning combination of high-quality programs, experienced professors, and caring individuals. With 2,300 students (more than 1,800 full time), an average class size of 17, and a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1, students get to know their professors 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, and participate in career-related work experiences. Grand View welcomes and supports students from all walks of life, geographies, religions and ethnicities. The university's non-Caucasian enrollment approaches 20%, and there are approximately 29 states and 16 countries represented on campus. About 75% of fulltime undergraduate students are from Iowa. In the fall of 2012, approximately 800 students lived on campus.

Quick Facts

School Type:
4-year; Private; Co-ed College
Campus Setting:
Small/Medium City
Total Enrollment:
1,600
Incoming Freshman:
298
Religious Affiliation:
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Applicants Admitted:
96%
Application Deadline:
August 15 See Admission
Highest Degree Offered:
Masters

Location

Top Favorites Top favorites