GVSU again named a top Midwest university

September 13, 2017

GVSU again named a top Midwest university

Grand Valley State University has been named a top university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. In the "2018 Best Colleges rankings" Grand Valley ranked 3rd for “Top Public Regional Universities in the Midwest.”

Grand Valley is also listed among Midwest universities in the "Great Schools, Great Prices" list and ranked 29th for “Best Regional University,” and 57th for "Best in Undergraduate Engineering" programs.

The rankings are based on several key measures of quality including peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving. Data was collected from each institution that included several indicators of academic excellence.

For more information on how Grand Valley continues to excel in the areas of graduation and retention rates, alumni working in Michigan, and keeping down the cost of a college degree, view Grand Valley's accountability report at

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