Allendale, MI
Grand Valley State University


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Recent Reviews

Hannah
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Grand Valley has been an amazing experience for me. It has gone above and beyond what I expected. I remember my first week, w...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Grand Valley has been an amazing experience for me. It has gone above and beyond what I expected. I remember my first week, when we had transitions. One of the speakers shared about “being ugly” and not just going along with everyone but working towards your future for your own reasons and standing by your reasons. Grand Vally State University has made an environment for students of all to feel confident in “being ugly”.

Brendan
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It's my top choice in colleges and I love it there. It is my perfect college experience. ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's my top choice in colleges and I love it there. It is my perfect college experience.

Maria
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Grand Valley has a heavy focus on liberal education and has overall made me a happier and more educational woman.I am gratefu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Grand Valley has a heavy focus on liberal education and has overall made me a happier and more educational woman.I am grateful for my time at Grand Valley State University and hope that I can be successful in my major. The campus is beautiful and I made the right choice in coming here.

Nyarup
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Grand valley state university is a very good school with knowledgeable professors and variety of resources. But expensive fo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Grand valley state university is a very good school with knowledgeable professors and variety of resources. But expensive for students like me who can hardly get any scholarship or family's support. Hopefully school can also look out for low income students, maybe that could better their performance, considering the fact that, they don't have to worry about tuition fees when help. Generally speaking, Grand valley produced well equipped professionalists for the community.

Melissa
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The dream I always had of what life would be like in college, Grand Valley State University fulfilled. The entire time I was ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The dream I always had of what life would be like in college, Grand Valley State University fulfilled. The entire time I was there, I never had a single terrible professor. The staff was amazing, the food choices on campus were pretty decent, and the campus in general was just GORGEOUS. I can still smell the fresh air around that campus now. Grand Valley is small, but mighty, and I highly recommend it.

Tiana
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Grand Valley is the perfect medium sized university. Due to that fact, class sizes aren't typically super big so it's really ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Grand Valley is the perfect medium sized university. Due to that fact, class sizes aren't typically super big so it's really easy to get one on one time with professors and they make a point to actually learn your name and help the best they can. The buildings and campus overall is really clean and picturesque. Sporting events are also extremely fun to go to because of the size of the school, it's much easier to actually see and get really into the games. Transportation around campus is also super efficient and easy to understand, so getting from class to class quickly is not really an issue. Overall, GVSU is a great university for someone who doesn't want to go to a huge college with 50+ student classes, but also wants to avoid going to a really small college where athletics or extracurriculars aren't as present.

Victoria
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Let's just say, Laker for a Lifetime! I am going back for my Master's and feel very confident that I will be supported by sta...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Let's just say, Laker for a Lifetime! I am going back for my Master's and feel very confident that I will be supported by staff and faculty. I began my college experience with wanting to go to Michigan State University. However, Grand Valley was closer and many of my friends from high school were already in there first year and were moderately successful. I felt more confident that I could succeed there after learning of the smaller class sizes and the opportunity for student research.

Kristin
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Going to Grand Valley State was truly one of the best decisions I have made. It is a big school and you get that feeling on t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Going to Grand Valley State was truly one of the best decisions I have made. It is a big school and you get that feeling on the weekends but also it feels individualized towards each student. All of the staff that I have encountered values your time and will play an important role in helping you succeed and grow in your future if you let them. There is truly something for everyone to get involved in, Grand Valley really makes you feel comfortable and at home.

Cierra
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Grand Valley State University has a gorgeous campus and many useful facilities. I am particularly fond of the Mary Idema Pew ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Grand Valley State University has a gorgeous campus and many useful facilities. I am particularly fond of the Mary Idema Pew Library, which is a hot spot for student activity. GVSU also has an awesome honors program that I am a member of. The honors college offers many opportunities for students to engage in intellectually stimulating conversation and to form communities together. However, the dorms tend to be very quiet and boring because students are busy studying in their dorms so they don't socialize much. All of the professors I have had so far have been great and have offered many opportunities for students to ask questions outside of class. When it comes to food, GVSU doesn't have the best selection. Many of the food offered there are sub par and don't have much variety. Overall, GVSU is a great university that I would recommend to just about anyone and learning there so far has been a very enjoyable experience.

Isabella
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I absolutely love Grand Valley State University! From the moment I stepped on campus, I knew that this was the school for me....

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I absolutely love Grand Valley State University! From the moment I stepped on campus, I knew that this was the school for me. The people are friendly, and the academics are great. I have been challenged academically, while also being provided opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities and volunteering opportunities. There is so much to do at Grand Valley, and I feel that I have grown as a person since I started attending college here.

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  • Enrollment
  • 22,209
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $11,832
  • Acceptance rate
  • 82%

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