Making an Impact

Grand Valley alumni number more than 95,000 with the majority living in Michigan and nearly half living or working in West Michigan.

Their fields of expertise fit well with the states needs:

  • 13,595 degrees and certifications in teaching and school administration;
  • 17,447 in business and public administration;
  • 7,712 in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistance, and related medical fields.

Nearly 90 percent of recent GVSU graduates are successfully employed or pursuing advanced degrees.

Many at nationally renowned organizations such as:

  • Amway Corporation
  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Chrysler Group LLC
  • Gentex Coporation
  • Gordon Food Service Inc.
  • Haworth, Inc.
  • Herman Miller
  • Meijer, Inc.
  • Perrigo Company
  • Spectrum Health/Priority Health
  • State of Michigan
  • Steelcase, Inc.
  • Whirlpool
  • Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

And respected universities such as:

  • Arizona State University
  • Colorado University
  • Michigan State University
  • New York University
  • Purdue University
  • University of California
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Notre Dame