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Kuyper College

Grand Rapids, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

About Kuyper College

Kuyper is a leading Christian College located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, focused on effectively training students to make a difference in God's world. At Kuyper, we put biblical faith first in the academic and community experience of our students through the integration of a high-quality academic curriculum and a Reformed worldview. This provides them a well-rounded college experience and the ability to see, understand and live all of life through the lens of Scripture. We also equip our students to become leaders—training them to take responsibility for who they are, to accept where God has placed them, and with the skills He's given them, make a godly impact in the lives of others. It is all of this, plus the extraordinary results-driven commitment of our students to serve others, that makes Kuyper College very different and unique in our educational mission and environment.

Kuyper College Overview

Kuyper College is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Kuyper College was founded in 1939 and presently has around 140 students a year, which includes 140 undergraduates. Kuyper College offers housing for up to 160 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 55% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Involvement at Kuyper College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Kuyper College's theater groups.

Kuyper College does not have any greek life opportunties.

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

2022 Kuyper College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%
Tuition $24,630
Percent of Need Met 83.1%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $19,671

Is Kuyper College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Kuyper College offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

Kuyper College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Kuyper College. Around 68% of applicants get into Kuyper College each year. Last year, 119 students applied to Kuyper College and 81 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kuyper College

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

Approximately 75% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Kuyper Collegeare still enrolled their sophomore year. Around 45% of students who started at Kuyper 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 Outcomes for Kuyper College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at Kuyper College

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

Kuyper College meets 83.1% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Kuyper College full-time are awarded $19,671 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $24,976 in student loans per borrower. 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 financial 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 Kuyper College.

Based on this information, does Kuyper College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Kuyper College a good school for you?

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Where is Kuyper College Located?

Kuyper College is located in the suburban setting of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in the suburbs of Grand Rapids.

If you would like to see Kuyper College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 96 to Grand Rapids, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Gerald R. Ford International.

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College Info

3333 East Beltline, NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525-9749

Campus Setting: Suburban

Kuyper College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kuyper College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kuyper College is Continuous processing.

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

Kuyper College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 17

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

17 and Above

Good

16 to 17

Avg

16 and Less

Low

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Kuyper College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

450 - 540

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Reading SAT Range

400 - 510

Kuyper College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$31,900

In State

$31,900

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$23,970
$23,970
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$7,930
$7,930
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Kuyper College is like? There are approximately 140 students enrolled at Kuyper College. 69% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from MI and 8% percent of students are from other states.

69%

Full Time

22%

Part Time

92%

In State

8%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

140

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$23,970

Out-of-State

$23,970

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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