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

Calvin College is a world-class Christian college in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Calvin is ranked “#1 in the Midwest” among regional colleges. Offering a courageous and comprehensive Christ-centered education, Calvin integrates academic excellence and Christian conviction unlike any other college.

Since 1876, the entire Calvin College community has lived into Christ’s promise to make all things new. From innovative scientific research to ethical public leadership to wonder-filled and challenging artistic expression, Calvin seeks to meet the world’s needs in every square inch of creation.

Ranked Best Regional College Midwest for 2018 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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Apply to Calvin

It all starts here! We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. All completed applications receive equal consideration.

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Apply for free until November 15 (January 1 for international students).

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Visit Calvin

Come visit Calvin and experience campus for yourself! You’ll meet with professors, explore our impressive facilities, sit in on a class, worship with us in chapel and so much more. Find the visit option that works best for you and get a taste for life at Calvin!

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Learn why Calvin's dedication to faith and discovery have earned it the rank of #1 college in the Midwest.

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Costs & Financial Aid

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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100+
ACADEMIC OPTIONS
13:1
STUDENT TO FACULTY RATIO
100%
OF FACULTY ARE COMMITTED CHRISTIANS
99%
OF 2016 GRADUATES ARE EITHER EMPLOYED OR IN GRAD SCHOOL

CALVIN DISTINCTIVES

Faith and learning unlike anyone else

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Courage and wonder

This academic adventure leads to the unexpected: making breakthrough discoveries, finding relevant truths in ancient texts, innovating in every classroom, and proving faithful in every corner.

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Mission and focus

God grieves the brokenness of the world—and we respond with action. Roll up your sleeves with us and work toward God’s restorative justice in a vibrant community of Christians who care.

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Wholeness and calling

Because your Christian faith is intentionally interwoven into challenging academics and a vibrant life on campus, you’ll be prepared for a future that follows God’s call in every aspect of your life.

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Where you learn

Chapel

Gather to pray, learn, worship and celebrate at the Chapel, a focal point of community life at Calvin. In this intimate, uniquely-designed space, you’ll encounter challenging speakers, inspiring concerts and faith-building worship throughout the year.

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