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Find So Much, So Close, For So Much Less Than Local Colleges

The first thing you may learn about Grand Valley State University is that we’re just three hours from Chicago, right outside of Michigan’s second-largest city. After that, we think you’ll be surprised at all the things you’ll find, such as:

  • GVSU out-of-state tuition is lower than in-state tuition of many academically comparable Chicago area schools;
  • tuition for all of our 38 graduate programs is the same for out-of-state students as it is for Michigan students;
  • our Award for Excellence Scholarship lowers non-Michigan resident students’ tuition to $2,000 per year below in-state GVSU tuition;
  • our most popular programs and majors align with the most in-demand industries, including robust health professions, engineering, and business programs; and
  • our beautiful campuses, amazing living centers, and active student life keep students engaged.

You’ll also find opportunities, connections, experience, and even a little more about yourself, which just happen to be the things the world will look for from you in the future - and what distinguishes Grand Valley graduates from the pack.

Find out why more Chicago area students than ever are making Grand Valley State University their choice for undergraduate and graduate education!  

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