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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 is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Kuyper College was founded in 1939 and now enrolls around 160 students a year, including 160 undergrads.

Kuyper College offers housing for up to 160 students. Most students live off campus,.

There are 12 undergraduate students for every full-time Kuyper College professor.

2021 Kuyper College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Average GPA 3.0
Tuition $21,314

Kuyper College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

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Kuyper College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Kuyper College Acceptance Rate 2019

It is moderately difficult to get into Kuyper College. Around 68% of applicants get into Kuyper College each year. Out of 119 applications received in 2021, 81 students were offered admission.

Kuyper College Waitlist 2021

Kuyper College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Kuyper College?

Kuyper College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Kuyper College, applicants must submit the following items.

Kuyper College Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.25
Transcript of High School Record

Kuyper College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Kuyper College is 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Kuyper College.

Is Kuyper College Test Optional?

Kuyper College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 8% submitted the SAT. 89% submitted the ACT.

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Does Kuyper College Provide Dorms?

Yes! Kuyper College provides on-campus housing for up to 160 students.

Kuyper College students are active in the school's intramurals, Student Activities Club and Helping and Nurturing During Service. Christmas Banquet, Variety Show, and and All Campus Retreat are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Kuyper College.

Financial Aid at Kuyper College

Kuyper College meets 67% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $17,897 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Kuyper College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kuyper College

About 75% of students who start at Kuyper College come back for their second year of college. Out of the 66 students who started at Kuyper College as first-time freshman, 25 graduate within four years.

Kuyper College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 45%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Kuyper College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $22,674 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Kuyper College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! 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, less than an hour from Grand Rapids.

If you want 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

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

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Wondering what life at Kuyper College is like? There are approximately 160 students enrolled at Kuyper College. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from MI and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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