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Overall Score: 67.84

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI http://www.gvsu.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$26,500
% of students who get any grants
73%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$17,800
Average price for low-income students
$10,260

Admissions

Acceptance rate
83%
Median SAT/ACT score
1150/24
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
21,020

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
84%
% of need met
68%
% of students who get merit grants
24%
Average merit grant
$4,680

Student Success

Graduation rate
66%
Average time to a degree
4.5 years
Median student debt
$24,918
Early career earnings
$50,270
% earning more than a high school grad
73%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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