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Grand Valley State University

Students who got into GVSU:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (12), Grades (44), Sports/Extracurriculars (4), College Essay (7)
Get a good ACT or SAT score and aJan 28 2011Undecided
Get a good ACT or SAT score and a decent GPA for the most traditional method. The other method is just play a sport really well or be a family relative of one of the faculty members.
ACT: 27 Male
Have a decent GPA, do well on your ACTs/SATs,Jan 21 2011Computer Science
Have a decent GPA, do well on your ACTs/SATs, and write decent essays.
ACT: 29 Female
I applied early, end of august/early september and wasDec 10 2010Accounting
I applied early, end of august/early september and was accepted two weeks later. I also got in to MSU, and CMU and could have gotten into U of M if I applied there (I did not). Offered a little better scholarship at CMU than GVSU, but liked GVSU more (no offense Chippewas). My stats were 3.8 GPA and 29 ACT and a decent amount of extra-curriculars. You do not need to get those stats to get in to GV. I would say the minimum would be around a 20/21 ACT and 3.0. You could get in with lower than a 3.0 but it would have to be a low application year (like past two years) or have a high ACT. I used to work in admissions so I know what they look for in applicants. Furthermore, apply early (September) and some years it is harder to get into GVSU than others (my year of 2007 was the hardest).
ACT: 29 Female
Keep a reasonable GPA and have at least aDec 08 2010Political Science
Keep a reasonable GPA and have at least a 23 on ACT.
ACT: 26 Female
I graduated high school with a 3Nov 22 2010Undecided
I graduated high school with a 3.6 GPA and knowing Grand Valley rather well I knew I was likely to get in. A friend of mine got admitted witha 2.8 GPA. They're not looking for anyone special at this school.
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