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Grand View University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Des Moines, Iowa. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

44 Undergraduate Degrees
$27,098 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
93% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Grand View University?

Location of Grand View University

Contact details for Grand View University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
Phone: 515-263-2800

How Do I Get Into Grand View University?

You can apply to Grand View University online at:

Admission Requirements for Grand View University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript recommended
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Grand View University?

93% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
7% Submit SAT Scores
Grand View University has the high acceptance rate of 93%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 92%, and the acceptance rate for women is 93%.

Average Test Scores

About 7% of students accepted to Grand View University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 560. Math scores were between 450 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Grand View University  ( 440 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Grand View University  ( 450 to 590 )
Grand View University received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 18 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Grand View University  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Grand View University  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Grand View University  ( 18 to 23 )

Can I Afford Grand View University?

$27,098 Net Price
73% Take Out Loans
6.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Grand View University is $27,098. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Grand View University, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $7,341 a year. That adds up to $29,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Grand View University is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Grand View University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,591 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,800 undergraduate students at Grand View University, with 1,591 being full-time and 209 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Grand View University

There are also 89 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,591 full-time undergraduates at Grand View University, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Grand View University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Grand View University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Grand View University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 53
Black or African American 130
Hispanic or Latino 138
White 1,021
International Students 56
Other Races/Ethnicities 193

Geographic Diversity

Iowa students aren't the only ones who study at Grand View University. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 27 countries are represented at Grand View University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Rwanda, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Grand View University

110 Took All Classes Online
399 Took At Least One Class Online
There are 7 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at Grand View University. In 2017-2018, 399 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Grand View University has changed over the last few years.


Grand View University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 44 44
TOTAL 44 44


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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