Grand Valley State University's Traverse City Regional Center serves students in the region by providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Traverse City.  

Why Grand Valley State in Traverse City?

It's Convenient, Affordable and Personal

  • The university works with each student to create a personalized academic plan.
  • Community Engagement through service learning.
  • Tuition rates are among the lowest in the state.
  • On-site financial aid and scholarship assistance.
  • Advisors on site to guide students from application to graduation.


Tori Rhodes 
Integrative Studies (formerly Lib Studies) alumna

Justin Sheehan
Allied Health Sciences, Student Testimonial

Karalyn Cain
Physician Assistant Studies, Alumna


Welcome Back Week

August 26, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Welcome Back Week

August 27, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Welcome Back Week

August 28, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Welcome Back Week

August 29, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

JCPenney Suit Up Event

September 22, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Digital Marketing Program Geared Toward Professionals

August 20, 2019

"I gained experience and certifications in programs such as HubSpot email marketing, Google Analytics and Google Adwords," Welsh said. "It was more valuable to me that I gained additional digital awareness to be able to better articulate my thoughts."

A Laker's Journey to India

August 14, 2019

For Grand Valley State student Kailey Rubinas, traveling to India for an internship was both figuratively and literally like jumping onto a moving train.

Giving Back to My Community

August 14, 2019

From nonprofit studies at Grand Valley in Allendale to an unexpected foray into politics, Tracy Wittkopp's journey is one that credits her tenacity and devotion to people.

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