Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University, situated in Allendale, Michigan, is a public university founded in 1960. At present, GVSU has more than 20,000 students and around 750 full-time faculty members. The university is located on 1,237 acres of land and consists of 8 colleges:

  • College of Community and Public Services
  • College of Education
  • College of Health Professions
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Kirkhof College of Nursing
  • Padnos College of Engineering and Computing
  • the College of University-wide Interdisciplinary Initiatives
  • The Seidman College of Business

GVSU's mascot is known by the name Louie the Laker. The sports teams of the university participate in men's and women's indoor and outdoor track events, tennis, diving, swimming, golf, football, cross country and basketball. Famous alumni of the university include screenwriter Patrick Sheane Duncan, former NFL Wide Receiver Jeff Chadwick and CEO of Global Forex Trading Gary Tilkin.

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Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Environmental Studies
Russian Studies
Chinese Studies
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia And Information Resources Design
Education, General
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Art Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Computer Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
English Language And Literature, General
Writing, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Cell/Cellular And Molecular Biology
Cell/Cellular Biology And Anatomical Sciences, Other
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
Intercultural/Multicultural And Diversity Studies
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Religion/Religious Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Environmental Chemistry
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Social Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Public Administration
Social Work
Dance, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other
Music, General
Music Pedagogy
History, General
History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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