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Grand Valley Ranked in Top 10 in the State

Date: January 7, 2013

Are you proud to be a Laker for a Lifetime? Well you should be!

Grand Valley State University has been ranked in the top 10 of colleges and universities in the state by 

The ranking is based on statistical analysis and comparison of student/faculty ratio, student retention, test scores and other critical factors. 

The complete ranking list can be found here

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Here are some of the amazing facts about Grand Valley:

Grand Valley offers more than 200 areas of study, providing a wide selection of undergraduate majors and graduate programs.

Acting from a Strong Foundation

  • Grand Valley's liberal education foundation spans all 82 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs.
  • Grand Valley provides high-quality education through research mentoring and opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Value Matters

  • Outstanding faculty members give personal attention in small classes of big thinkers.
  • Named one of America's 100 Best College Buys for 16 years in a row.

We're an Ideal Educational Destination

  • The Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus is located in the heart of Michigan's second largest city, close to internship, employment, and community outreach programs.
  • Top employers of Grand Valley graduates include well-known West Michigan companies such as Spectrum Health, Gordon Food Service, Amway, Crowe Horwath, and Steelcase.

A Community Defined by Momentum

  • Named an "up and coming" university by U.S. News & World Report because of the promising and innovative changes Grand Valley is continually making for our students.
  • More than 90 percent of Grand Valley graduates are successfully employed or pursuing advanced degrees.


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