Kuyper College

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School Overview

Kuyper College, locally referred to as “Kuyper”, is a four-year accredited higher education institution located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Kuyper is primarily a Christian leadership college that focuses on preparing studnets to become Christian leaders dedicated to serving mankind. The curriculum at Kuyper College is designed to provide students with a well-rounded academic experience, as well as a religious education based on biblical and scriptural study. The current president of Kuyper is Dr. Nicholas V. Kroeze.

While the underlying theme of all education programs at Kuyper is Christian service, the college offers a variety of career-oriented degrees and programs in several secular fields including information technology, business, education, communications, nursing, healthcare and many others. All programs offered at Kuyper are presented from a Reformed Worldview perspective. The college offers a very hands-on learning approach, has an attractive student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1 and most students participate in internship programs.

General Information

3333 East Beltline N.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49525-9781

Main Number: (616) 222-3000
Web Address: www.kuyper.edu
Type of Institution: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting: Suburb: Large
On-campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 348 (343 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty: 10 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $12,724 $13,908 $15,218 $16,390 +7.70%
Books and Supplies $649 $676 $676 $800 +18.34%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $6,100 $6,100 $6,200 $6,720 +8.39%
Other $1,523 $1,586 $1,586 $1,665 +4.98%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $20,996 $22,270 $23,680 $25,575 +8.00%
In-state Off Campus $13,373 $14,584 $15,894 $17,190 +8.15%
In-state with Family $13,373 $14,584 $15,894 $17,190 +8.15%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 63 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 63 98% $433,843 $6,886
• Federal grants 18 28% $50,919 $2,829
• Pell grants 18 28% $45,069 $2,504
Other federal grants 16 25% $5,850 $366
Local and state government scholarships or grants 41 64% $99,016 $2,415
Institutional scholarships or grants 63 98% $283,908 $4,506
Student loan financial aid 46 72% $307,128 $6,677
• Federal student loans 45 70% $233,337 $5,185
• Other student loans 9 14% $73,791 $8,199

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 58 6 5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Accounting 1
Business Administration and Management, General
Executive Assistant/executive Secretary
International Business/trade/commerce
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Journalism 1
Mass Communication/media Studies
Public Relations/image Management
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services
Recording Arts Technology/technician
Education 3 3
Education, General 3
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching
Teaching English As A Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor 3
Human Services, General 13
Social Work 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 6 3
General Studies 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Theology and Religious Vocations 34 3 2
Bible/biblical Studies 3 2
Missions/missionary Studies and Missiology 5
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies 11
Religious Education
Religious/sacred Music 5
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 1
Youth Ministry 12
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Kuyper College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (616) 222-3000
Website: www.kuyper.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://kuyper-uga.edu.185r.net/application/login/
Address: 3333 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-9781
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 161
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 43%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 148 (92% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $21,989
Out-of-state Tuition: $21,989
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,887

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Kuyper College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Kuyper College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 4
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 2
Education 113
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 23
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 1171
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 25321

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Kuyper College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $21,989
Out-of-state $21,989
Books and supplies $800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $5,400
Out-of-state $5,400

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 27 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 27 96% $10,887
Student loan aid 22 79% $4,693

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 153 83% $12,097
Federal student loans 114 62% $8,249

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Kuyper College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Kuyper College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 119 35 84
Percent admitted 100% 77% 64%
Percent admitted who enrolled 24% 29% 21%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Kuyper College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 161
Undergraduate enrollment 161
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Kuyper College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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