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Colleges / Grand View University

Grand View University

Des Moines, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate98%

About Grand View University

Grand View University is a private, religious university in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. Grand View University was founded in 1896. The college enrolls around 1,830 students per year, including 1,556 undergraduates.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Grand View University

It is not difficult to get into Grand View University. The acceptance rate at Grand View University is 98%. Out of 1,886 applications received in 2021, 1,856 students were offered admission.

Grand View University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 98%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 5%

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Grand View University is located in 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.

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Grand View University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

860 - 1170


Math SAT Range

460 - 600


Reading SAT Range

450 - 580

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1170 and Above


860 to 1170


860 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Grand View University students is 1049. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Grand View University, while applicants with SAT scores between 860 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 860 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Grand View University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Grand View University is like? There are approximately 1,830 students enrolled at Grand View University, including 1,556 undergraduate students and 274 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from IA and 19% percent of students are from other states.


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