Grand Valley a "Best in Midwest"; Seidman College of Business a "Best Business School"

A student walks down a sidewalk near the clock tower on the Allendale Campus. Zumberge pond is in the background.
A student walks near the clock tower on the Allendale Campus.
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Grand Valley State University has been named one of "2019 Best Colleges: Region by Region" by The Princeton Review in the Midwestern category, and the Seidman College of Business was named a "Best Business School." Schools were selected primarily for excellent academic programs, and student feedback from individual surveys was also taken into account.

The annual Princeton Review is a publication that highlights excellent colleges and universities from around the country to help students find the right school for them.

Grand Valley State University, one of the 100 largest universities in the nation, attracts more than 25,000 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 89 undergraduate and 40 graduate degree programs from campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids and Holland, and from centers in Muskegon, Traverse City and Detroit. The university is dedicated to individual student achievement, going beyond the traditional classroom experience, with research opportunities and business partnerships.

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For more information on Grand Valley's performance and how the university compares to other state universities visit