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Grand Rapids, MI

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Calvin College Student Essentials

Calvin College Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Mascot: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Midwest
Mid-size City Setting
Private
Christian Reformed Church
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Knights
www.calvin.edu
Yes
Selective
$ 26,705
$ 26,705
86%
4,298
1876

About Calvin College

As its name suggests, Calvin College is a Christian institution affiliated with Calvinism. In fact, the school was actually founded by the Christian Reformed Church. Using a liberal arts curriculum, Calvin College teaches students to grow in faith and serve in God’s world.

Calvin College’s academics present a vast number of opportunities. Over 100 majors and minors are available, and internships and research assistantships can deepen your studies and strengthen your academic resume.

Student life at Calvin is synonymous with spiritual and personal growth. Faith and worship are central on campus, but there are many student organizations, athletic opportunities and service programs as well.

The minimum admissions requirements for Calvin College are a 2.5 GPA and a 20 on the ACT (or a 940 on the SAT). The college uses a rolling admissions policy, so it’s a good idea to apply early.

Financial aid is abundant at Calvin College, but there are a few key dates to keep in mind. For full scholarship consideration, make sure you have your application materials in by February 1. By February 15th, you should have filed the FAFSA and the Calvin Supplemental Aid Form. You’ll receive your financial aid package in March or April.

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Calvin College Map & Location

Calvin College

3201 Burton Street SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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Getting Around Calvin College

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10 walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Grand Rapids, MI

Winter Dec 35 24 Jan 31 18 Feb 34 20 Spring Mar 44 27 Apr 58 38 May 70 48 Summer Jun 79 58 Jul 83 62 Aug 81 61 Fall Sep 73 53 Oct 60 42 Nov 47 33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
4,095
996
4,298

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 83%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian American Indian or Alaska native Asian Unknown and Other
4%
4%
83%
1%
5%
4%
Undergraduate 95% Graduate 5% Full-Time 98% Part-Time 2% Women 55% Men 45% International 9% Domestic 91%

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