Calvin University
#866 Overall Influence#1196 Desirability Rank

Calvin University

Liberal arts college

From Wikipedia

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

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,847

Acceptance

79%

Graduation Rate

77%

Median SAT Score

1260

Median ACT Score

27

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$34,600

Fees (in-state)

$0

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$20,797
30K-48K$20,314
48K-75K$23,129
75K-110K$25,123
110K+$29,029

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$48,700

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

4K

Under-Grads

4K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids MI 49546

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

22 per 100k

Violent Crime

7 per 100k

What is Calvin University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#168 World Rank #63 USA Rank
Philosophy
#245 World Rank #116 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#726 World Rank #220 USA Rank
Physics
#532 World Rank #274 USA Rank
Psychology
#714 World Rank #317 USA Rank
Biology
#884 World Rank #344 USA Rank
Literature
#675 World Rank #391 USA Rank
Social Work
#1402 World Rank #441 USA Rank
Economics
#762 World Rank #452 USA Rank
Business
#1158 World Rank #457 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1317 World Rank #460 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1319 World Rank #466 USA Rank
Mathematics
#865 World Rank #523 USA Rank
Nursing
#1015 World Rank #555 USA Rank
History
#1405 World Rank #642 USA Rank
Education
#1596 World Rank #659 USA Rank
Medical
#1835 World Rank #850 USA Rank
Political Science
#4852 World Rank #2092 USA Rank
Communications

Other areas of influence

#1216 World Rank #879 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1221 World Rank #603 USA Rank
Law
#1272 World Rank #519 USA Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

Who are Calvin University's Most influential alumni?

Calvin University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Psychology. Calvin University’s most academically influential people include Alvin Plantinga, Peter Kreeft, and Richard DeVos.

Alvin Plantinga
Alvin Plantinga

American Christian philosopher

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Peter Kreeft
Peter Kreeft

American philosopher

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Richard DeVos
Richard DeVos

American businessman

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Paul Schrader
Paul Schrader

American film director

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Bernard Ebbers
Bernard Ebbers

Canadian businessman and fraudster

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Cornelius van Til
Cornelius van Til

Dutch theologian

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Nicholas Wolterstorff
Nicholas Wolterstorff

American philosopher

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Wayne Huizenga
Wayne Huizenga

American businessman

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Justin L. Barrett

American academic

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Jay Van Andel
Jay Van Andel

American businessman

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J. Harold Ellens

American psychologist

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Peter De Vries
Peter De Vries

American editor and novelist

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