Grand View University

Des Moines, IA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,532
Graduate Enrollment: 196
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 99.55%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 36.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 7.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.9% (2012)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,032
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 920 - 1080

2022 Median Admit ACT: 20
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 17 - 22

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 56.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 31.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 18.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 11.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 61.4%
Black: 9.9%
Hispanic: 10.4%
Asian: 3.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.9%
Non-resident alien: 3.7%
Unknown race: 6.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $41,358
In-State tuition: $30,864
Out-of-State tuition: $30,864

Estimated books and supplies: $848 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,520 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,940 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,428 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,940 (2022)

Average Family Income: $77,852 (2017)
Median Family Income: $50,048 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 40.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 71.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $22,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $239 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $35,224
$30k-48k $35,184
$48k-75k $39,428
$75k-110k $40,304
$110k+ $37,094

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 39%
6-year graduation rate: 51%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 98.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $22,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $16,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,279 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 67.9% (2015)
@3 year 71.6% (2017)
@5 year 79.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 46.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 49.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $42,058 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $49,949 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 19 $27,000 $274 $40,960 ($3,413) $44,928 ($3,744)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 6 $44,816 ($3,735)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Legal Support Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 24 $25,973 $239 $45,838 ($3,820)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 25 $26,000 $246 $37,768 ($3,147) $48,797 ($4,066)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 43 $26,921 $244 $33,704 ($2,809) $49,457 ($4,121)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 10
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 37 $28,200 $252 $30,752 ($2,563) $39,150 ($3,263)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 25 $26,485 $265 $41,501 ($3,458) $52,195 ($4,350)
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 18 $30,750 $257 $34,019 ($2,835) $42,481 ($3,540)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 12 $25,837 $196 $33,824 ($2,819)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 8
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 18 $24,574 $228 $33,200 ($2,767) $51,741 ($4,312)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 7
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 44 $27,000 $286 $59,602 ($4,967) $55,063 ($4,589)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 39 $27,000 $231 $45,445 ($3,787) $51,189 ($4,266)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 16
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 21 $27,000 $262 $51,091 ($4,258) $59,575 ($4,965)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Business/Corporate Communications. 4
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 32 $27,000 $242 $46,825 ($3,902) $56,567 ($4,714)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 18 $27,375 $235 $43,686 ($3,641) $63,128 ($5,261)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 2
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 23 $27,000 $233 $42,768 ($3,564) $53,969 ($4,497)
Bachelor's Degree History. 2
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 5
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 9 $63,004 ($5,250)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Programming. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Software and Media Applications. 4
Bachelor's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 3
Master's Degree Education, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 7


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $61,641
Full time faculty: 44%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $26,172,472 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $32,963,416 (2022)