Grand View University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,418
3.95% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,236
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.38%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
98.4%
1,886 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,827
83.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.2%
175 Graduates

About

Grand View University is a higher education institution located in Polk County, IA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Grand View University were General Business (36 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (33 degrees), and General Psychology (31 degrees).

In 2022, 527 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Grand View University. 53.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (353 degrees), 6.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (54 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Grand View University is $31,418, which is $3,088 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Grand View University is $31,418, which is $3,088 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,236.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Grand View University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,418
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Grand View University was $31,418. The cost of tuition at Grand View University is $3,088 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$20,236
2022 Value
0.969%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Grand View University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,236. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Grand View University grew by 0.969%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,474
Room and Board
$848
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Grand View University was of $10,474 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.58% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $848. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.44% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Grand View University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.38%
2019 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Grand View University was 2.38%, which represents 15 out of the 631 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Grand View University received 1,886 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.86% annual growth. Out of those 1,886 applicants, 1,856 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,827 students enrolled at Grand View University in 2022. 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Grand View University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,856
Accepted Out of 1,886

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Grand View University was 98.4% (1,856 admissions from 1,886 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 99.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.86%, while admissions grew by 5.63%..

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SAT Scores

5%
Submission Percentage (2021)
15
Scores Submitted (2021)

5% of enrolled first-time students at Grand View University in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Grand View University had a total enrollment of 1,827 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Grand View University is 1,524 students and the part-time enrollment is 303. This means that 83.4% of students enrolled at Grand View University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Grand View University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.3% White, 10.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.98% Black or African American, 3.89% Two or More Races, 3.28% Asian, 0.383% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Grand View University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.2%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.8%), followed by White Male (31.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Grand View University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,827 students. The full-time enrollment at Grand View University is 1,524 and the part-time enrollment is 303. This means that 83.4% of students enrolled at Grand View University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Grand View University was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Grand View University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,120 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    189 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    164 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Grand View University is 61.3% White, 10.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.98% Black or African American, 3.89% Two or More Races, 3.28% Asian, 0.383% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 156 students (8.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 39 more women than men received degrees from Grand View University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Grand View University is white (353 degrees awarded). There were 6.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (54 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Grand View University is General Business (36 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (33 degrees) and General Psychology (31 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Grand View University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (72 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (9 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Grand View University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,633,078 people), Secondary school teachers (515,849 people), Education administrators (287,673 people), Special education teachers (193,873 people), and Social workers, all other (180,167 people).

The most specialized majors at Grand View University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (72 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (9 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Education (68 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Grand View University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Grand View University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (72 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (9 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Education (68 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Grand View University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,936,176 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (358,584 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (235,446 people), Individual & family services (154,897 people), and Outpatient care centers (129,704 people).

The most specialized majors at Grand View University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (72 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (9 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Education (68 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Grand View University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 36 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Grand View University was General Business with 36 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

244
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
283
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 244 degrees were awarded to men at Grand View University, which is 0.862 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (283).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Grand View University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 5.33 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Grand View University in Registered Nursing, which is 10 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 44% of students graduating from Grand View University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Grand View University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.86% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    353 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    54 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Grand View University is white (353 degrees awarded). There were 6.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (54 degrees).

6.07% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    207 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    146 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Grand View University is white female (207 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (146 degrees).

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Operations

Grand View University has an endowment valued at nearly $32.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−6.58%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Grand View University had a total salary expenditure of 39.4M. Grand View University employs 30 Professors, 27 Assistant professors and 20 Associate professors. Most academics at Grand View University are Male Professor (20), Female Assistant professor (18), and Female Associate professor (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grand View University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 44 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 32 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

Endowment

$32.8M
2022 Endowment
0.439%
decline from 2021

Grand View University has an endowment valued at about $32.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Grand View University declined 0.439% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.5M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$16.9M
2022 Salaries
0.43%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Grand View University paid a median of $16.9M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($39.4M) and a 0.43% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.53M
Instructional Salaries
89
Number of Employees

In 2022, Grand View University paid a total of $5.53M to 89 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Grand View University were Professor with 30 employees, Assistant professor with 27 employees, and Associate professor with 20 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grand View University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 32 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Grand View University was Male Professor with 20 employees, Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Female Associate professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Grand View University.

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