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Grace Christian University

Grand Rapids, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate34%
Acceptance Rate34%

About Grace Bible College

Grace Bible College Overview

Grace Bible College is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grace Bible College was founded in 1945 and the school presently has around 1,009 students a year, including 1,009 undergraduates. Grace Bible College offers on-campus housing for up to 132 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 60% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is July 15. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by August 1.

Student Involvement at Grace Bible College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Grace Bible College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Grace Bible College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Grace Bible College on the Student Life page.

2022 Grace Bible College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 34%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 13%
Tuition $13,800
Percent of Need Met 63%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $9,849

Is Grace Bible College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what Grace Bible College offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

Grace Bible College Acceptance Rate 2022

Grace Bible College is not difficult to get into. The university admitted 34% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 158 students applied to Grace Bible College and 53 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Grace Bible College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 80% of students who start at Grace Bible College come back the next year. Around 47% of students who started at Grace Bible College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Grace Bible College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Grace Bible College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Grace Bible College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Grace Bible College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Grace Bible College's endowment was $300000 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $5,262 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Grace Bible College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Grace Bible College meets 63% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $9,849 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $21,527 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Grace Bible College.

Based on this information, how does Grace Bible College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Grace Bible College a good school for you?

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Where is Grace Bible College?

Grace Bible College is located in the suburban setting of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

If you want to see Grace Bible College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 131 to Grand Rapids, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Kent County International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Grace Bible College and Grand Rapids are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1011 Aldon Street SW PO Box 910 Grand Rapids, MI 49509-0910

Campus Setting: Suburban

Grace Bible College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Grace Bible College is Jul 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Grace Bible College ACT Scores


ACT Range

15 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Grace Bible College is 19. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Grace Bible College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Grace Bible College SAT Scores


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Grace Bible College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Grace Bible College is like? There are approximately 1,009 students enrolled at Grace Bible College. 61% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from MI and 19% percent of students are from other states.


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