|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Christian Reformed Church|
|Students with disability||17%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,527 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Calvin College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,997 applications and 2,986 students were granted admission. Calvin College is at the #73 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 79% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 29% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1050 to 1285|
|ACT||23 to 29|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Calvin College's tuition was $31,730 for all students regardless of residency (18.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Calvin College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 27% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,068 (which is 7.5% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Calvin College in 2016-2017, was 536, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,491 (which is 6.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Calvin College has enrolled a total of 3,918 students (3,640 students full-time and 278 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,918 students, 75 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 3,806 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 112 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 46 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 11%
Two or more races: 3%
Black/African American: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Calvin College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||8%||68|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||7%||66|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||46|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||30|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||3%||24|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||2%||20|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Calvin College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Calvin College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,400. Last year, out of the total 1,013 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 942 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,321 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,176 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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