Facts about CCPS

Established in 2004
Established in 2004
2,107 Students Enrolled in CCPS Programs
2,107 Students Enrolled in CCPS Programs
6 Undergraduate Programs and 5 Graduate Programs
6 Undergraduate Programs and 5 Graduate Programs

  • 68 faculty and 40 staff
  • Almost half of the CCPS students are first generation
  • According to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), 87.3% of CCPS seniors participated in two or more high-impact learning experiences prior to graduation
  • In the past two years, CCPS students, faculty and staff have engaged with over 500 public, nonprofit and business organizations
  • To date, 1,261 cadets have graduated from the GVSU Policy Academy
  • A certificate in Paralegal Studies was launched in 2016
  • The Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management's "Michigan Cares for Tourism" community engagement initiative received the 'Michigan Department of Natural Resources Partnership in Collaboration Award' for coordinating volunteerism projects at Mill Lake (2013-Chelsea), Belle Isle Park (2014-Detroit), Sturgeon Point Lighthouse (2015-Alpena), Fayette State Park (2015-Manistique), The Felt Estate (2016-Saugatuck), the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum and the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center (2017-Roscommon), Fort Wilkins Historic State Park (2018-Copper Harbor), Leelanau State Park & Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum (2019-Leelanau) and the 2020 event was cancelled due to COVID-19