Grand Valley ranked as a Best College by Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly ranked Grand Valley 21st in the nation in the “Best Master’s Universities” category in its annual College Guide Magazine.

Grand Valley also ranked first in the nation in the "community service" subcategory and 9th in the "financial aid support, courses and service staff" subcategory. The magazine also ranked Grand Valley 32nd in its "Best Bang for the Buck - Midwest" category.

The rankings are based on three criteria: civic engagement, research and social mobility. Access and affordability were also considered.

The full report can be seen at

The College Guide Magazine also includes a feature article by the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) about college access for low-income students. Grand Valley is listed as an "Access Improver" and is one of 10 colleges identified for exceeding expectations to enroll and graduate more low-income students. Read the article.