Calvin College

Women's Independent
5 / 10
3,625 Undergrads / 3,732 Students
9 / 10
$27,952 Net Price
2 / 10
77% Admitted
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  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
64% / 76%
Calendar System
Four-one-four plan
Religious Affiliation
Christian Reformed Church
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state. The team also travels to Kentucky and Ohio.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Grand Rapids Michigan Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Canada
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Kalamazoo Michigan Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Lansing Michigan Area
  • Toronto Canada Area
Where Grads Work
  • Spectrum Health
  • Christian Reformed Church in North America
  • Amway
  • Steelcase
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Gordon Food Service
  • Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
  • Johnson Controls
  • Meijer
  • Gentex Corporation
  • Bethany Christian Services
  • IBM
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Herman Miller
  • University of Michigan
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Community and Social Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Arts and Design
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
520 - 635
570 - 690
1130 - 1350
23 - 33
23 - 28
24 - 30

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 3,416 1,523 1,893
% Admitted 77% 77% 77%
% Admits That Enroll 30% 32% 28%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.7 (weighted)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (15%)
    Engineering, General (14%)
    Engineering (14%)
    Business (11%)
    Education (8%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (8%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (8%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (8%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Psychology, General (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (4%)
    Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Elementary Education and Teaching (4%)
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$36,300
    Books & Supplies$1,300
    Cost of Living$10,600
    Personal Expenses$2,700
    Sticker Price$50,900

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship100%$20,597
    Federal Grants19%$5,084
    Pell Grants19%$4,246
    Other Federal19%$870
    State & Local Grants30%$2,412
    Institutional Grants100%$18,886
    Student Loans44%$8,151
    Federal Loans44%$5,125
    Other Loans9%$15,369

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $161 Million $43,078

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $26,890.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $22,000 $286

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,478 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $44,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.25 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 64% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling 4 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 1 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with other professional programs
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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