Academic Excellence

GVSU named a Top Midwest University, recognized for business and engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report

Grand Valley State University has again been named a top university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.

Sep 13, 2021


Michigan Charter School Teacher, Administrator of the Year both from GVSU-authorized schools

Jordan Dischinger-Smedes, from Grand River Preparatory High School in Grand Rapids, was named teacher of the year, and Kimberly Llorens, principal at University Preparatory Academy Elementary ý Mark Murray in Detroit, was named administrator of the year.

May 18, 2021


GVSU named a 2021 'Best in the Midwest' university by Princeton Review

Grand Valley State University has again been named a "Best in the Midwest" by Princeton Review, which recognizes colleges for academic excellence.

Sep 9, 2020


GVSU named a Best Regional College by Princeton Review

Grand Valley State University has been named a 2018 "Best Regional College" by The Princeton Review. Schools were selected primarily for excellent academic programs.

Aug 14, 2017