Grand View University

Grand View University
1200 Grandview Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50316
515-263-2800
Website: www.grandview.edu
Year Founded: 1896
President: Kent Henning
Enrollment: 2,000
Grand View University

Grand View University is a liberal arts institution offering a high-quality education to a diverse student body in a career-oriented curriculum. At Grand View, students find a winning combination of high-quality programs, experienced professors, caring individuals and a modern, vibrant campus. Grand View stands out from other universities because of its partnerships with leading businesses in Des Moines, which has led to challenging internships and stellar job placement—for more than two decades nearly 100 percent of GV graduates have found jobs right after graduation.

Distinctive Facts & Features

Grand View University is a liberal arts institution offering a high-quality education to a diverse student body in a career-oriented

  • Grand View has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1
  • 40 Undergraduate, four graduate and nine online programs
  • More than 10,000 GV alumni are living and working in Iowa
  • 99% of GV students receive financial aid
  • Grand View has 25 men’s and women’s athletic teams, including national champion teams in Wrestling, Football, Volleyball, Men's Golf, and Shooting Sports
Student Profile
  • Male: 45%
  • Female: 55%
  • In-State Students: 84%
  • Out-of-State Students:14%
  • International Students: 2%
  • Number of Undergraduate Majors: 40
  • Number of Graduate Majors: 4
Most Popular Majors
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Kinesiology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology
  • Art & Design
Cost
  • Tuition: $26,922 
  • Room & Board: $8,988
Financial Aid Data
  • In 2017-18, more than 99% of our full-time day students received financial assistance.
  • The average financial aid package for new first year students exceeds $27,500, with more than $20,400 in scholarships and grants. 
Class Size
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
  • Average Class Size: 16
Athletics and Intramural Activities
  • The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Heart of America Conference
  • Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intramurals: 60%
Co-curricular Activities
  • Student Clubs and Organizations: 40+


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