Grand View University

Private, Four-years School Located in Des Moines, IA

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How much is the Grand View tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Grand View's tuition & fees is $33,450.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $49,756 when a student lives on-campus.

Grand View Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$33,450
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$10,956
On-campus Expenses$4,150
Off-campus Room & Board$10,866
Off-campus Expenses$5,218
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$36,147

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Grand View for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $147,790 at Grand View. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $229,087. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $142,773.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$34,794$51,747$31,426
Sophomore (2024-25)$36,192$55,218$34,081
Junior (2025-26)$37,646$58,999$37,013
Senior (2026-27)$39,158$63,123$40,253
4 Years Total$147,790$229,087$142,773
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$36,192$55,218$34,081
Sophomore (2025-26)$37,646$58,999$37,013
Junior (2026-27)$39,158$63,123$40,253
Senior (2027-28)$40,732$67,627$43,838
4 Years Total$153,728$244,967$155,184
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$37,646$58,999$37,013
Sophomore (2026-27)$39,158$63,123$40,253
Junior (2027-28)$40,732$67,627$43,838
Senior (2028-29)$42,368$72,552$47,808
4 Years Total$159,904$262,300$168,911
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$39,158$63,123$40,253
Sophomore (2027-28)$40,732$67,627$43,838
Junior (2028-29)$42,368$72,552$47,808
Senior (2029-30)$44,070$77,945$52,207
4 Years Total$166,328$281,247$184,105
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$40,732$67,627$43,838
Sophomore (2028-29)$42,368$72,552$47,808
Junior (2029-30)$44,070$77,945$52,207
Senior (2030-31)$45,841$83,858$57,086
4 Years Total$173,011$301,982$200,938

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Grand View' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,875. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Iowa, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $25,497.
Grand View University$33,450
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Iowa Four-years Colleges$21,556
Public Schools$8,453$11,211
Private Schools$25,497

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Grand View and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Grand View UniversityDes Moines, IA$33,450$9,278
Dordt UniversitySioux Center, IA$35,960$9,820

Financial Aid and COA

At Grand View University, 1,499 students (96%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $19,536.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Grand View is $30,220 for students living on-campus and $31,198 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 290 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $22,893 and the average amount of student loans is $7,947.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$49,756
COA (off-campus)$50,734
Tuition & Fees$33,450
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,306
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$17,284
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$30,220
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$31,198
Average Financial Aid$19,536
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,49996%$19,536
Pell Grants61639%$4,693
Federal Student Loan1,08670%$6,940
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid290100%-
Grants or Scholarships290100%$22,893
Federal Grants12342%$4,630
Pell Grants11540%$4,617
Other Federal Grants10837%$357
State/Local Grants13246%$6,379
Institutional Grants28598%$18,342
Student Loan Aid19969%$7,947
Federal Student Loans19868%$5,336
Other Student Loans4817%$10,940

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Grand View's acceptance rate is 99.55%. A total of 1,765 applicants applied to and 1,757 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 291 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 16.56%.
To apply to Grand View, 2 items are required - Secondary school GPA and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Secondary school record and Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate99.55%99.61%99.50%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)16.56%21.02%13.12%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRecommended
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Grand View University has a total of 1,827 students including 1,556 undergraduate and 271 graduate students. By gender, there are 825 male students and 932 female students attending Grand View. The school offers online degree programs and 258 students enrolled online exclusively (14.12% of all students).
Total1,757 825932
Undergraduate1,561 748813
Graduate196 77119

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, IA
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered53 Programs
Online Program Offered2 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered5 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate98.02%
Student Population1,827
Graduation Rate52%
Retention Rate69%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties89 (Full-time), 123 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs241 (Full-time), 128 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$61,643
Average Staff Salary$56,567