Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Calvin College is one of the 40 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Michigan. Its campus is small in size and located in Grand Rapids. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 889 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 773 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 87%).

Every year 72% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Christian Reformed Church
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate87%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 5 60

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1930 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2004 - Current

Admission

83%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1100 to 1330
ACT23 to 30
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$790/credit
In State Students$790/credit
Out of State Students$790/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$492/credit
In State Students$492/credit
Out of State Students$492/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $35,550 $35,550 $35,550
ADN 70 $55,300 $55,300 $55,300
BSN 125 $98,750 $98,750 $98,750
FNP 50 $24,600 $24,600 $24,600
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Calvin College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 20% $4,096
Other Federal Grant 20% $960
State Grant & Scholarships 29% $1,795
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $17,004
Federal Student Loans 50% $5,272
Private Loans 9% $14,052

$26,306

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$19,824
$30,001 to $48,000$20,509
$48,001 to $75,000$22,057
$75,001 to $110,000$25,658
Over $110,000$29,999

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Student Population

3,746

Undergrads

94

Graduates

2,084

Women

1,756

Men

93%

Full-time

7%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
70%
Non-resident alien
12%
Hispanic
5%
Asian
5%
Two or more races
3%
Black/African American
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

Relevant scholarships

Michigan League for Nursing Scholarship

In order to be considered for an award, a candidate must be currently enrolled in a Licensed Practical Nurse, Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree Nursing education program and must have ...

Michigan Nurses Foundation Scholarship

Michigan Nurses Foundation advance nursing and nursing education by awarding scholarships and research grants and by providing financial aid for the treatment of recovering ...

Michigan Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is a Michigan resident for one year prior to the beginning of their nursing program enrollment. Applicant must be enrolled at ...

Calvin College - National Merit Scholarship

Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated Calvin College as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship application. Applicants may change their ...

Lynda Andrus Memorial Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be enrolled at Eastern Michigan University, actively pursuing a degree in nursing (undergraduate or R.N. to B.S.N.). Applicant must be a non-smoker. Financial need is required.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing.

Calvin College
3201 Burton Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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