Calvin University


Calvin University

Calvin University is a top-ranked liberal arts university that prepares students to be Christ's agents of renewal in the world. More than 99 percent of our grads are employed or in grad school within nine months of graduation. Through rigorous academic study and intentional Christian community, students learn to think deeply, act justly, and live wholeheartedly. As a community we pursue excellence in every endeavor in the lab, in an art show, even in a jump shot. It's a bold path, but our 3,700 students will tell you it's a path worth traveling. Submit your application today and step boldly into your amazing future.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Christian

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


To apply to Calvin, please submit the following: - The Common Application - SAT or ACT or CLT scores: either from your official high school transcript or sent directly from the testing agency - High school transcript – completed by your guidance counselor through the application - College transcripts – if you’ve done any college course work


To apply to Calvin, please submit the following: - The Common Application - High school transcript - College transcripts – from any college(s) you have attended; an official transcript is required for admissions consideration and transfer credit evaluation

Additional Information

Calvin's academic scholarships are awarded based on your high school GPA, the academic rigor of your high school, and your standardized test score. These scholarships range from $10,000-20,000 per year, and are renewable for up to four years. Academic scholarships are awarded to admitted students beginning in December. Over four years of study at Calvin, you may qualify for $40,000–$80,000 in scholarships. In addition, you can also apply for need-based financial aid by submitting a FAFSA

Visit us

Schedule your campus visit today! Contact us at or call 800-688-0122. Choose from a variety of visit options, including: Fridays at Calvin - our premiere campus visit program offered on 21 Fridays throughout the year; individual visits - arranged on the weekday of your choice; department visit days - a deep dive into the majors and programs that interest you most; summer visits - offered every weekday throughout the summer months. Register today!

"We want all our students to achieve greatness, not for personal gain, but for the God we serve. Greatness, whether in business, government, arts, science, church, community or family, is a good thing. We aspire to have great influence for God's kingdom."

Doug Vander Griend, Professor, Chemistry
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

3201 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546, United States of America

Phone number

(616) 526-6106