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Grand View University

Des Moines, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate96%
Acceptance Rate96%

About Grand View University

Grand View University is a private, religious school in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. Grand View University was founded in 1896. The college currently enrolls around 1,889 students per year, including 1,757 undergrad students.

Grand View University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not difficult to get into Grand View University. Around 96% of applicants get into Grand View University each year. Out of 1,526 applications received in 2022, 1,463 students were offered admission.

Grand View University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 96%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 11%

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Grand View University is locatedin the city of Des Moines, Iowa,.

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College Info

1200 Grandview Avenue Des Moines, IA 50316-1599

Campus Setting: Urban

Grand View University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Grand View University is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Grand View University is Aug 15.

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

Grand View University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

470 - 570


Reading SAT Range

450 - 550

Grand View University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Grand View University is like? There are approximately 1,889 students enrolled at Grand View University, including 1,757 undergraduate students and 132 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from IA and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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