Calvin College

Grand Rapids, Michigan
4-year Private university

Overview

Calvin College is a private institution established in 1876 with suburban setting located at Grand Rapids. It is ranked 1 in Regional Universities Midwest. It practices 4-1-4-based academic calendar.

#1 in Regional Colleges Midwest
Setting
Suburban
Location Grand Rapids, Michigan
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1876
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
3,746 Undergraduates

Learning

13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$48,700
Cost of Attendance
$24,177
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $34,600
Outstate Tuition Fee $34,600
Room and Board Fees $10,200
$43,300 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

75% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$35 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.67 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

will have graduated from a high school in the United States or, will have graduated from an international school that follows a U.S. high school curriculum or, will have graduated from an international school where English is the primary language of instruction or, will be transferring from another U.S. college or university where s/he has earned less than one year of credit or, have attended a Canadian high school and have cumulative average marks from grades 9-12 below 75% or, ELS Level 112 certificate

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Aug
15
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Nov
15
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$25,195 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$20,150 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $48,700
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
77% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application November 15
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Trustee's Scholarship
Total Worth $18,000
Eligibility Incoming students
Minimum Criteria Combined 3.90 GPA and a 33 ACT or 1490 New SAT
Requirement for maintenance 3.0 GPA
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
President's Scholarship
Total Worth $15,000
Eligibility Incoming students
Minimum Criteria Combined 3.90 GPA and a 30 ACT or 1390 New SAT
Requirement for maintenance 3.0 GPA
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Provost's Scholarship
Total Worth $12,000
Eligibility Incoming students
Minimum Criteria Combined 3.80 GPA and a 27 ACT or 1280 New SAT
Requirement for maintenance 3.0 GPA
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Legacy Award
Total Worth $4,000
Details Awarded to students who are children of alumni or are Christian Reformed; Renewable
Mosaic Award
Total Worth $4,000
Details Awarded to North American ethnic minority students or students with significant cross-cultural experience.; Renewable

Students

3,746 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
87% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
72% Students graduate within 6 years