Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI

Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
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Grand Valley State University Review

A- Excellent
4.03125 Based on 8 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
A-
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
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Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Grand Valley State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

1590 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
159
45
 
 
Advertising
 
160
 
 
 
Business/Commerce, General
 
18
60
 
 
Business/Managerial Economics
 
81
 
 
 
Economics, General
 
21
 
 
 
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
12
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
281
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
64
 
 
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
34
 
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
125
 
 
 
Management Science
 
174
 
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
341
 
 
 
Operations Management and Supervision
 
9
 
 
 
Taxation
 
 
6
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1582 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
24
 
 
 
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
 
18
 
 
 
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
 
 
25
 
 
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
 
57
 
 
 
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
 
37
 
 
 
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
 
258
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
18
 
 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
271
 
 
 
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
 
 
14
 
 
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
 
 
59
 
 
Palliative Care Nursing
 
 
 
21
 
Physical Therapy/Therapist
 
 
 
 
120
Physician Assistant
 
 
48
 
 
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
 
230
7
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
42
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
207
5
 
49
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
 
72
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1276 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Behavior Analysis
 
 
 
13
 
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
5
 
 
 
Art Teacher Education
 
2
 
 
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
 
3
 
 
 
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
 
42
 
 
 
Computer Teacher Education
 
72
 
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
19
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
65
 
 
Education, General
 
232
38
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
60
9
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
19
0
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
129
10
 
 
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
 
53
 
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
9
 
 
 
German Language and Literature
 
2
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
98
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
93
 
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
21
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
0
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
26
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
52
23
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
107
22
 
 
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
 
31
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
21
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1004 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
 
22
 
 
 
Applied Linguistics
 
 
7
 
 
Biopsychology
 
1
 
 
 
Chinese Studies
 
3
 
 
 
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
10
 
 
 
History, General
 
26
 
 
 
International Relations and Affairs
 
50
 
 
 
International/Global Studies
 
4
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
9
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
65
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
269
 
 
 
Public Administration
 
81
46
4
 
Religion/Religious Studies, Other
 
8
 
 
 
School Psychology
 
 
12
30
 
Social Psychology
 
0
 
 
 
Social Sciences, General
 
62
 
 
 
Social Work
 
114
151
 
 
Sociology
 
21
 
 
 
Women's Studies
 
9
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

465 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
 
46
 
 
 
Bioinformatics
 
 
10
 
 
Biological and Physical Sciences
 
14
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
98
11
 
 
Biopsychology
 
1
 
 
 
Biostatistics
 
 
28
 
 
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
 
18
3
 
 
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
 
 
9
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
21
 
 
 
Geochemistry
 
0
 
 
 
Geography
 
14
 
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
23
 
 
 
Mathematics and Computer Science
 
 
4
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
72
 
 
 
Neuroscience
 
47
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
5
 
 
 
Statistics, General
 
41
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

258 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Engineering, General
 
27
 
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
35
 
 
 
Engineering, General
 
0
33
 
 
Manufacturing Engineering
 
13
 
 
 
Mechanical Engineering
 
66
 
 
 
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
 
60
 
 
 
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
 
24
 
 
 

173 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
 
15
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
7
 
 
 
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
 
59
 
 
 
Music, General
 
38
 
 
 
Photography
 
8
 
 
 
Writing, General
 
46
 
 
 

171 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
100
25
1
 
Information Science/Studies
 
44
 
1
 

105 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
 
105
 
 
 

36 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
 
35
 
 
 
Journalism
 
1
 
 
 

Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Grand Valley State University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health
  • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
  • Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetrists
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

3.875 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Biomedical Science, Class of 2005

    I selected an undergraduate degree that prepared me well for my grad school program, which, in turn, had clinical rotations in good locations that prepared me well

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BBA, Class of 2002

    I only remember a counselor that helped with class scheduling. Not aware of what is done currently.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Advertising, Class of 1999

    At the time, it would have included internships and "aptitude" tests.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 2003

    I'm not sure as it's been so long. GVSU has grown a lot since I've been there

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    psyc, Class of 1986

    it was a long time ago

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.125 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Criminal Justice, Class of 2003

    It was not traditional. Most students committed to the school

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Criminal Justice, Class of 1979

    It has been many years.. back then it was more of a commuter school

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biomedical Science, Class of 2005

    Reasonably mixed, conservative and liberal; overall kind; not as much racial diversity as I would like

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BBA, Class of 2002

    I graduated in 2002. Have no idea what the current culture is like.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Advertising, Class of 1999

    15 years ago...it was a fairly conservative school.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 2003

    Small, but big on growth

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    International Relations, Class of 2013

    Most students I met were from Michigan

    4 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.25 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Criminal Justice, Class of 2003

    They were good and convient

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Criminal Justice, Class of 1979

    not been back in over 35 years

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biomedical Science, Class of 2005

    excellent; dorms are large, spacious, innovative; generally enough space in labs (rarely (but occasionally) have to wait (briefly) for a computer in the lab); dining halls offer many, many options; good "nooks" for studying, comfy places to hide out and study

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BBA, Class of 2002

    From what I remember, the computer labs were small and scattered. Classrooms were fine. I didn't stay in the dorms. The dining areas were tiny.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Advertising, Class of 1999

    Older living quarters, advanced labs.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 2003

    When I was there they were old. Now they are state of the art and new.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    International Relations, Class of 2013

    Modern facilities, could have been more computer labs, dorms were pretty spacious

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    psyc, Class of 1986

    much different than when i went

    5 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

3.875 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Biomedical Science, Class of 2005

    Rock climbing, His House, theater, good football team,

    4 Rated January 2016

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