Calvin University

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Private Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

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About Calvin University

According to Wikipedia, Calvin University, formerly Calvin College, is a private, Evangelical university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1876, Calvin University is an educational institution of the Christian Reformed Church and stands in the Calvinist tradition. Known as Calvin College for most of its history, the school is named after John Calvin, the 16th-century Protestant Reformer.

Calvin University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
3,199 73% 75% 1250 27

How Much Does Calvin University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$38,240
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $21,344
30K - 48K $21,920
48K - 75K $23,773
75K - 110K $26,778
110K+ $30,868

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Calvin University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Calvin University, then you can expect to earn an average of $48,700 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Calvin University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
3,783 3,636 147

Where is Calvin University?

Calvin University is located at 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids MI 49546

How Safe is Calvin University?

Grand Rapids has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Calvin University Known For?

Calvin University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Calvin University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Calvin University's Most Influential Alumni?

Calvin University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Business. Here are some of Calvin University's most famous alumni:

Alvin Plantinga
Alvin Plantinga
An American Christian philosopher.
Cornelius Van Til
Cornelius Van Til
A Dutch theologian.
Nicholas Wolterstorff
Nicholas Wolterstorff
An American philosopher.
Betsy DeVos
Betsy DeVos
A 11th United States Secretary of Education.
Peter Kreeft
Peter Kreeft
An American philosopher.
William Frankena
William Frankena
An American philosopher.
Wayne Huizenga
Wayne Huizenga
An American businessman.
Justin L. Barrett
An American academic.
Kunle Olukotun
Kunle Olukotun
An American computer scientist.
Keith DeRose
An American philosopher.
Richard DeVos
Richard DeVos
An American businessman.
Cornelius Plantinga
An American theologian.

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