Why choose GVSU?
More than 22,000 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.
PASSIONATE ABOUT TEACHING
Professors are teachers and mentors in the classroom, paying attention to individual needs, helping students build confidence, and fulfill their potential.
LEARN WITH HONORS
The Frederik Meijer Honors College offers a vibrant learning community and extraordinary opportunities for academically motivated students.
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.
BUILT FOR YOUR SUCCESS
Our beautiful and state-of-the-art buildings and welcoming campuses set the standard for excellence in promoting your academic success.
THE INVESTMENT OF A LIFETIME
It's not just that 90 percent of recent Grand Valley graduates are employed or pursuing advanced degrees, they're making a powerful difference in our communities all their lives.
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.
What's your Laker Effect?
"The professors I've had have really been a huge blessing. I've had professors who are super knowledgable and very passionate about their fields. And when they're passionate about it, they want to impart that passion to you."
Biomedical Sciences, B.S.