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Grand Valley State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $6,588 $7,240 $8,196 $8,630 5.3%
Out-of-state $12,510 $12,510 $12,510 $12,944 3.5%
Books and supplies $900 $900 $900 $1,000 11.1%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,600 $6,864 $7,224 $7,520 4.1%
Other $1,940 $2,140 $2,140 $2,330 8.9%
Off Campus          
Room and board $6,600 $6,864 $7,224 $7,520 4.1%
Other $1,940 $2,140 $2,140 $2,330 8.9%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,640 $3,840 $4,500 $4,830 7.3%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $16,028 $17,144 $18,460 $19,480 5.5%
Off Campus $16,028 $17,144 $18,460 $19,480 5.5%
Off Campus with Family $11,128 $11,980 $13,596 $14,460 6.4%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $21,950 $22,414 $22,774 $23,794 4.5%
Off Campus $21,950 $22,414 $22,774 $23,794 4.5%
Off Campus with Family $17,050 $17,250 $17,910 $18,774 4.8%
 

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Map of Grand Valley State University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 13,055 5,104 7,947
Percent admitted 81% 77% 83%
Percent admitted who enrolled 35% 37% 35%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 197 5%
ACT 3,682 99%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 490 610
SAT Math 520 640
SAT Writing 470 590
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 21 26
ACT Writing 7 8

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1968 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 5/16/1986 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 1/13/1993 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/20/2002 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/20/2002 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1978 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1979 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1988 -   Accredited