Grand Valley State University is a public institution located Western Michigan, in the town of Allendale. In 1963, the university first offered student living to a class of 225 students, delivering a liberal arts education. Today, the school sits on a sprawling 1,270-acre campus that sits 12 miles west of Grand Rapids. GVSU also operates two satellite campus - the rapidly-expanding Pew Campus in Downtown Grand Rapids and the Meijer Campus in Holland - as well as learning centers in Muskegon and Traverse City, which were established in affiliation with local community colleges. Student housing is available for pupils at Grand Valley State University near each of these locations, though the Main Campus on the Grand River is the most popular destination. University apartments in this area place students in an expansive residential neighborhood, just miles from the banks of Lake Michigan.
GVSU is one of the nation's 100 largest universities, serving more than 24,650 students with various degree programs and student housing. Students come from across the country and several foreign countries to compose the large and eclectic student body. Degrees at Grand Valley State University are offered through eight colleges, with concentrations in Business, Community and Public Services, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Computing, Health Professions, Nursing and Interdisciplinary Studies. In its 2011 rankings, the U.S. News & World Report ranked Grand Valley 7th in the "Top Public Regional Universities in the Midwest"category.
Students with off campus housing hear GVSU’s Allendale campus reside next to a unique parcel of land, which includes a system of ravines, perched above the Grand River. This main campus is home to many local attractions, including Lubbers Stadium, the Cook Carillon Tower, and several notable sculptures by Dale Eldred, Joseph Kinnebrew and James Clover. Students who rent a university apartment are near local points of interests, such as the river, Placid Wake Park and Grand River Park.
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