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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.

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Tuition & Aid

GVSU is one of the most affordable colleges in Michigan. Visit our tuition page to better understand our tuition and costs and explore the financial aid and scholarships site to find out how we can meet your needs.

Live On Campus

Lakers live on campus! Learn more about our modern housing styles, life on campus, and our living/learning communities, including the Frederik Meijer Honors College.

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Explore Grand Valley's selection of majors, minors, and certificates in more than 300 areas of study, including combined degree programs, then select the one that's right for you!

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What's your Laker Effect?

Christa Fernando
Biomedical Sciences, B.S.