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Calvin, founded in 1876, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 370-acre campus is located in a suburban area of Grand Rapids.

Website: www.calvin.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,625
Undergraduate
Students
(53.1%) 1,925 Women
(46.9%) 1,700 Men
107
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 3,847 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.80
SAT Math
580-690 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
625 average
570-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,900
Tuition and Fees
$36,300
Room and Board
$10,600
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$25,639
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,768
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
232
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 23% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Grand Rapids Population
192,294
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Grand Rapids, MI
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
58% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Knights
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.9% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
5.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.3% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students
12.2% from 64 countries
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
75%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
25.0%
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