About Grand View University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Grand View University cost?

Grand View University Cost of Attendance
In-state $25,474
Out-of-state $25,474
On-Campus Room and Board $8,172
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,866
Average Annual Cost $19,312
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

Grand View University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $12,923
Federal Grants 37% $4,393
Pell grants 36% $4,046
Other federal grants 23% $527
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 44% $5,152
Institutional grants or scholarships 100% $11,822
Student loan aid 79% $7,050
Federal student loans 79% $7,501
Other student loans 13% $7,818

Grand View University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 500,000 high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 179 Up to $750
Take a challenging class 263 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 235 Up to $1,000
Visit a college campus 242 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 109 Up to $4,500
Do community service 237 Up to $75
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Play a sport 128 Up to $600

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Grand View University Admissions

What is Grand View University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 97%
Average GPA 3.25
SAT Submissions 4% of applicants
SAT Reading 390-520
SAT Math 460-550
SAT Writing 340-570
ACT Submissions 94% of applicants
Composite Score 18-23

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Grand View University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2239
Living on campus
Transfer Students 46%
Under Age 25 40%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Grand View University Graduation Success


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About Grand View University

Nestled in the heart of metropolitan Des Moines, Iowa, Grand View University offers the perspective of lifelong learning and emphasis on the 'whole person.' With an average class size of 16, students are sure to receive a hands on education.


1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify