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Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University attracts nearly 24,000 students with high-quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Grand Valley is a comprehensive university serving students from across Michigan and dozens of other states and foreign countries. Grand Valley offers 95 undergraduate and 43 graduate degree programs and has campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids, and Holland. The university offers programming and classes from centers in Traverse City, Detroit, and Muskegon, including the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute and the Muskegon Innovation Hub. The university is dedicated to individual student achievement, going beyond the traditional classroom experience, with research opportunities and business partnerships.

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

80.2

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

80.2

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

53.84

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

6.14

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

38.92

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

41.04

Why you should attend?

Grand Valley State University provides in-state tuition and waives application fees to anyone who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including National Guard and dependents. Our graduation rates are among the best of Michigan's public universities and several scholarships are available. Our Veterans Network provides support for veterans, active service members, and dependents in transitioning, progressing to degree completion, and continuing into rewarding post-military careers or on to graduate school. Our new Military and Veteran Resource Manager is the primary POC, overseeing the Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (P.A.V.E.) program, and more. The Laker Military Resource Center houses the manager, PAVE program, LAKER Vets (SVA affiliated organization) and provides a safe and inclusive environment for military-connected students to connect veterans with one another.

Top Degrees

Biology
Communications, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Educational/Instructional Technology
Engineering (general)
Exercise Science
Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse
Psychology
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A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

Tuition & Institution Information

Undergraduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $13,180 $18,610
Fees N/A N/A
Room $5,016 $5,016
Board $1,400 $1,400
Books $700 $700
Other Expenses $2,086 $2,086
Totals $22,382 $27,812
Graduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $12,654 $12,654
Fees N/A N/A
Room $7,320 $7,320
Board $1,400 $1,400
Books $660 $660
Other Expenses $3,030 $3,030
Totals N/A N/A