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.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Christian Reformed Church
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
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|
04/21/2004 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1100 to 1330|
|ACT||23 to 30|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program 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).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$790/credit|
|In State Students||$790/credit|
|Out of State Students||$790/credit|
|In District Students||$492/credit|
|In State Students||$492/credit|
|Out of State Students||$492/credit|
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|
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.
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|
|Other Federal Grant||20%||$960|
|State Grant & Scholarships||29%||$1,795|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||100%||$17,004|
|Federal Student Loans||50%||$5,272|
$26,306Average Net Price
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|
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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 ...
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.