Grand View is located in Des Moines, IA (a medium-sized city). The school is a Evangelical Lutheran Church school. Grand View is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree.
Grand View has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size.
The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 380. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 390 and 510.
The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.
Grand View had 1,748 enrolled students in 2007-2008.
The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Grand View offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Mid-States Football Association, Midwest Classic Conference, Midwest Classic Conference, Midwest Classic Conference. Grand View offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.
More complete details are provided below.
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Grand View University
1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines , IA 50316
General Phone: (515) 263-2800
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||114||registered nursing|
|Business and Management||84||business, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, marketing|
|Education and Teaching||56||special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, art education, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, ...|
|Liberal Arts||55||Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, political science, history|
|Media||29||mass communication, journalism, broadcast journalism, public relations, graphic communications|
|Family and Social Work||21||human services|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||17||health and physical education, sports and fitness management|
|Security and Law Enforcement||14||criminal justice and safety|
|Therapy and Counseling||13||psychology, art therapy|
|Computer Science and Engineering||11||computer and info science, computer and media applications, computer services management|
|Real Estate and Construction Management||4||real estate|
|Fine Arts||4||fine arts studies|
|Photography and Commercial Art||2||photography|
|Agricultural Science and Management||2||agricultural management|
|Drama and Performing Arts||1||directing|
Number of programs and degrees for Grand View in 2008-2009:
|Award of less than 1 academic year||25||6|
In 2007-2008, Grand View had a total enrollment of 1,748 students (1,552 full-time equivalent).
Students in the Freshman Class:
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Retention Rates (2007):
Grand View offers campus housing for 590 of its 1,552 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.
The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.
Standardized Test Scores:
|Test||25th Percentile||75th Percetile|
|High School Record||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Formal Demonstration of Competence||not required|
|Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)||required|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT||10%|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT||94%|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||required|
|Other Standardized Tests||not required|
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 18,554|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 18,554|
|Room and board||$ 6,164|
|Books and supplies||$ 900|
|Other expenses||$ 2,750|
Grand View participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 186700)
Grand View has a tenure system for faculty.
Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Men||Women|
|Non-tenured, but on tenure track||10||10|
|Non-tenured and not on tenure track||6||22|
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|Associate professor||academic year||10||$59,901||13||$59,424|
|Assistant professor||academic year||8||$52,993||26||$53,445|
|All faculty total||academic year||33||$61,411||54||$59,591|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
|Football||Mid-States Football Association|
|Basketball||Midwest Classic Conference|
|Baseball||Midwest Classic Conference|
|Track||Midwest Classic Conference|
Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):
|All Other Sports||34||65||99|
Business And Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
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What Sets Grand View Apart:
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Evangelical Lutheran Church affiliation
Accepts some high school credits
Offers credit for life experience
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers distance learning
Offers weekend classes
Student employment services
Remedial classes for students
Option to study abroad
Offers part-time study
Offers campus housing
Offers a board (meal) plan
Tenure system for quality teaching
Has ROTC (army, air force)
Offers athletic scholarships
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