Welcome International Students

Please take some time to discover why over 400 international students from 78 different countries choose to call Grand Valley home in 2014-2015. Our safe and welcoming campuses in Allendale and Grand Rapids are located at the center of a strong West Michigan economy, and just minutes away from beautiful Lake Michigan. We offer over 200 areas of undergraduate and graduate study, with one of the most modern campuses in Michigan.

A Grand Valley education prepares students to thrive in in-demand industries like engineering, business, and life sciences. Our focus on real-world experience means that over 7,000 students gain experience in internships and co-ops every year.

To learn more about Grand Valley, watch the welcome video made just for you, take a virtual tour of campus, and explore the undergraduate or graduate pages on this website for more information. We're excited to welcome you into the Grand Valley family. 

International Center

Padnos International Center

International Center