Admission to Seidman College of Business


Seidman College of Business Secondary Admission Criteria

ADMISSION TO THE SEIDMAN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS PERMITS STUDENTS TO TAKE UPPER DIVISION (300-400) LEVEL COURSES WITHIN THE COLLEGE.

Seidman College of Business secondary admission requires:

Students admitted to GVSU under the 2016-17 catalog year must complete the following three steps:

  1. Have earned at least 55 semester hours (junior status)
  2. Established 2.500 or higher overall GPA
  3. Completed the following courses with a 2.500 or higher combined GPA. Transfer student grades for the comparable classes being transferred into Grand Valley will be used to calculate this combined GPA: ACC 212, BUS 201, ECO 210, ECO 211, MGT 268, STA 215

Students admitted to GVSU under a catalog year prior to 2016-17 will follow the secondary admission criteria of:

  1. Established 2.750 overall GPA
  2. Have earned at least 55 semester hours (junior status)

All eligible students are admitted upon meeting both criteria.

ONCE YOU ARE ADMITTED TO THE SEIDMAN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS YOU MUST MAINTAIN A 2.500 OVERALL GPA TO BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE UPPER DIVISION (300-400) LEVEL COURSES. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR GRADUATION WITH A BUSINESS MAJOR, YOUR SEIDMAN GPA MUST BE A 2.500 OR GREATER.


Direct Admission of First-year Students

Eligibility Criteria

  • High school seniors who have been admitted to GVSU
  • 3.500 or higher overall HS GPA
  • 26 or higher ACT score or 1260 SAT

Those who have applied to Grand Valley and who meet the criteria will automatically be sent information regarding the steps necessary to accept the program. If you have updated test scores or ACT/ SAT scores that meet the criteria, please notify the admissions office at (616) 331-2525.




Page last modified September 6, 2017