Kuyper College

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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.

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