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Grand Rapids Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Grand Rapids Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Grand Rapids, Michigan

There are at least 10 colleges in Grand Rapids, listed and described below. These schools represent 33,926 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 25,397 full-time students, and a reported 3,733 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Grand Rapids Community College, Davenport University, Calvin College and Aquinas College.

We also provide an extensive list of Michigan Colleges.

Colleges in Grand Rapids with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Aquinas College
1607 Robinson Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1799

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: education, business management, business and related services, education of learning disabled, history, communication studies, English, religion
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,107 students, 1,744 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 864 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Calvin College
3201 Burton SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, engineering, various nursing, elementary school teaching, psychology, biology, English, Spanish language
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 4,224 students, 4,391 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,479 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 530-660. Math: 545-665.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Calvin Theological Seminary
3233 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4387

  • Programs: theology, ministry, missionary studies, religious education, theology and religious vocations, philosophy and religious studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 305 students, 231 full-time equivalent.

Davenport University
6191 Kraft Avenue S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49512-9396

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, accounting, business, medical billing, medical coding, marketing, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 11,606 students, 7,935 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 230 student capacity.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Kuyper College
3333 East Beltline N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-9781

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: youth ministry, social work, bible studies, business management, missionary studies, pre-ministerial studies, education, religious music
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 300 students, 268 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 160 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 450-510. Math: 440-500. Writing: 375-485.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids
3777 Sparks Drive SE Suite 125
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

  • Programs: medical assistant, medical billing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 172 students, 282 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Grand Rapids Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Grand Rapids Community College
143 Bostwick Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, business, business management, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, elementary school teaching, criminal justice and administration, child care management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 15,212 students, 10,546 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.
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