Calvin College

Calvin College is a comprehensive liberal arts college in the Reformed tradition of historic Christianity. Through our learning, we seek to be agents of renewal in the academy, church, and society. We pledge fidelity to Jesus Christ, offering our hearts and lives to do God's work in God's world.

Enrollment

For Year: 
Fall 2011
Undergraduate Students: 
3920

Student Profile

Male %: 
47
Female %: 
53
In-State Students %: 
51
Out-of-State %: 
39

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$25,565
Room & Board: 
$8,760

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
82
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$12,000
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
66

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
11:1

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
There are 326 full time faculty
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
82

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
MIAA & NCAA Div.III
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
9%

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
60

3201 Burton Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
800-688-0122
www.calvin.edu

Year Founded: 1876
President: Michael K. Le Roy

Interesting Facts

Calvin engineering majors routinely demonstrate excellence on national and state exams. In October 2003, 100 percent of Calvin engineering students (44 of 44) passed the exam given by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, one of four steps required to become a licensed engineer. By May of 2007, 91 percent of those graduating from this program had received a job offer.
U.S.News & World Report ranks Calvin among the top tier of national Liberal Arts Colleges. Calvin also appears on a list of Up-and-Coming Schools and the top 25 schools committed to undergraduate teaching.