Visiting campus is the best way for prospective students and their families to experience the Laker Effect in person. Take a tour, meet with an admissions counselor, and find answers to your questions about Grand Valley.
Applying to Grand Valley is the first step in becoming a Laker! We accept applications year around, and begin admitting new students on a first-come, first-served basis for the following fall semester in August.
300+ Areas of Study
Explore Grand Valley's selection of majors, minors, and certificates in more than 300 areas of study, then select the one that's right for you!
More than 25,000 students have chosen to study at Grand Valley, making us one of the largest universities in Michigan. We're big enough to have the impact of a major university and small enough to give you the support and resources you need to move forward and succeed.
WEST MICHIGAN'S UNIVERSITY
Our campuses are in the heart of a thriving West Michigan economy, where grads can fill the needs of local, regional, national, and international businesses.
THE WORLD IS OUR CLASSROOM
Grand Valley is ranked 10th nationally for study abroad participation, helping students increase their cultural understanding while getting an education rich in experience and knowledge.
LIBERAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION
An education that teaches you to ask why as well as how separates Grand Valley from schools that focus on just getting your first job. Your Grand Valley education will serve you for a lifetime.