Grand Valley ranked among Best Colleges by Forbes

Grand Valley State University is listed as one of America’s Best Colleges in 2012 by Forbes magazine.

Nine of Michigan’s 15 public universities made the list. The rankings are based on five general categories: post graduate success, student satisfaction, debt, four-year graduation rate and competitive awards.

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Grand Valley State University attracts more than 24,500 students with high-quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Grand Valley is a comprehensive university serving students from all 83 Michigan counties and dozens of other states and foreign countries. Grand Valley offers 82 undergraduate and 30 graduate degree programs from campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids and Holland, and from regional centers in Muskegon and Traverse City. The university is dedicated to individual student achievement, going beyond the traditional classroom experience, with research opportunities and business partnerships.