At Grand View, you’ll find a modern, metropolitan campus where students unlock their potential.
Built on a strong foundation, we are preparing students to change the world through successful careers and service to community.
Grand View University offers a high-quality education to a diverse student body in a career-oriented curriculum.
At Grand View, students find a winning combination of high-quality programs, experienced professors and caring individuals.
Grand View stands out from other universities because of its partnerships with leading businesses in Des Moines,
which has led to challenging internships and stellar job placement—for more than two decades nearly 100 percent of GV graduates have found jobs right after graduation.
Distinctive Facts & Features
Grand View University is a liberal arts institution offering a high-quality education to a diverse student body in a career-oriented
Grand View has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1
40 Undergraduate, four graduate and 10online programs
More than 10,000 GV alumni are living and working in Iowa
99% of GV students receive financial aid
Grand View has 26 men’s and women’s athletic teams, including women's wrestling and national championship teams in wrestling, football, volleyball, men's golf and shooting sports
In-State Students: 84%
International Students: 2%
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 40
Number of Graduate Majors: 4
Most Popular Majors
Art & Design
Room & Board: $9,334
Financial Aid Data
In 2018-19, more than 99% of our full-time day students received financial assistance.
The average financial aid package for new first year students exceeds $27,500, with more than $20,400 in scholarships and grants.
Student/Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Average Class Size: 16
Athletics and Intramural Activities
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Heart of America Conference
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intramurals: 60%
Student Clubs and Organizations: 40+
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