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Making an Impact

Grand Valley alumni number more than 104,000 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:

  • 14,375 degrees and certifications in teaching and school administration;
  • 18,921 in business and public administration;
  • 10,917 in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistance, and related medical fields.

Ninety four percent of recent GVSU graduates are successfully employed or pursuing advanced degrees.

Many at nationally renowned organizations such as:

  • Amway
  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Farmers Insurance Group
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • General Motors
  • Gentex Corporation
  • Gordon Food Service
  • Haworth, Inc.
  • Herman Miller, Inc.
  • Meijer, Inc.
  • Mercy Health
  • Spectrum Health System/Priority Health
  • State of Michigan
  • Steelcase, Inc.
  • Whirlpool Corporation

And respected universities such as:

  • Arizona State University
  • DePaul University
  • George Washington University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northwestern University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Notre Dame