Parents’ Guide to College 2023 Special Section
3201 Burton St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Enrollment Information: 708-987-5561, calvin.edu
Calvin University is a top-ranked private, liberal arts university located in Grand Rapids. With a vibrant Christian community and a commitment to academic excellence, Calvin provides a unique educational experience that prepares students for lives of service and leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, and programs, with a focus on hands-on learning and real-world experience.
Students have opportunities to study abroad, engage in research, and pursue internships that help them apply to real-life situations the things they’ve learned in the classroom. The 11:1 student-faculty ratio ensures all students receive individualized attention from dedicated professors. Beyond the classroom, students can get involved in a wide range of activities, from sports and music to service and leadership programs.
At Calvin University, students are challenged to think critically, live faithfully, and serve wholeheartedly.
Year Founded: 1876
Current Enrollment: 3,256
Student-Faculty ratio: 12:1
Number of Undergraduate Degrees Offered: 87
Master’s Degrees Offered: 10
Subject Matter of Expertise: The most popular majors at Calvin University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Education; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Social Sciences; Visual and Performing Arts; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Psychology; and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology.
In-state/Out-of-state tuition: $38,620
Percentage of students on financial aid: 94%