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    Calvin
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    THINK DEEPLY,
    ACT JUSTLY,
    LIVE WHOLEHEARTEDLY
    As Christ’s Agents of Renewal in the World.

    Calvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    Here, you will discover a bold, transformative education that’s grounded in Christian conviction.

    Ranked Best Regional Universities Midwest 2020 by U.S. News & World Report

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    ACADEMIC OPTIONS

    With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.

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    Families from all economic backgrounds—many just like yours—are making Calvin work. Scholarships, grants and loans are the tools that make Calvin possible.

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    OF 2017 GRADUATES ARE EITHER EMPLOYED OR IN GRAD SCHOOL

    CALVIN DISTINCTIVES

    It’s not just what you know, it’s the questions you’re willing to ask.

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    Learning with courage

    Calvin is a place where you’ll be driven to discover the unknown through rigorous, open-minded, and disciplined learning.

    Acting with Justice

    God grieves the brokenness of the world—and we respond with action. Roll up your sleeves and work toward God’s restorative justice.

    Living with intention

    This broad, relevant education is anchored in Christian truth. Calvin graduates leave equipped to live bold and faithful lives.

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    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    In case you’re wondering...

    Can I afford Calvin tuition?
    Can I afford Calvin tuition?
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    Do Calvin students get jobs when they graduate?
    Do Calvin students get jobs when they graduate? Absolutely. Calvin is fully invested in preparing you for success in every area of life—including your career. In fact, 99.5% of 2017 Calvin graduates are currently employed or in graduate school.
    Do I need to know what I want to study before I apply?
    Do I need to know what I want to study before I apply? Not at all! Calvin’s core curriculum is designed to help you explore various disciplines before committing to a major—which you may not do until you’ve been here for a year or two.
    Can I apply for free?
    Can I apply for free? Yes, application is free until November 15 (January 1 for Canadian and international applicants). After the free application deadline, you can still apply for $35.
    What is it like to live on Calvin’s campus?
    What is it like to live on Calvin’s campus? In a word? Vibrant. With 100+ concerts, films and cultural events each year, 80+ student organizations, Bible studies, daily chapel, and dozens of dorm activities, you’ll always find something to do.
    Will I have access to internships?
    Will I have access to internships? 504 Gateway Time-out Career Center will connect you to meaningful opportunities.
    We’re proud to be Knights! Calvin’s 21 NCAA DIII varsity athletic teams have earned a combined 105 MIAA titles since 2000.
    Is Calvin affiliated with a church denomination?
    Is Calvin affiliated with a church denomination?
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