GRACE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
UNIQUELY PREPARED. PASSIONATE PURPOSE.
YOU ARE FEARFULLY AND WONDERFULLY MADE. BEFORE YOU WERE FORMED IN THE WOMB GOD KNEW YOU AND HAD A PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE. A PLAN FOR A HOPE AND A FUTURE. A LIFE FILLED WITH PURPOSE. YOUR CALLING AND CAREER PATH WILL BE AS UNIQUE AS YOU ARE. WE HAVE INSTRUCTORS THAT WILL HELP YOU ALIGN YOUR PASSIONATE PURPOSE SO THAT YOU CAN CONFIDENTLY NAVIGATE LIFE’S UNCERTAINTIES AND IMPACT THE WORLD WITH CHRIST’S STRENGTH... UNIQUELY PREPARED TO WALK WITH YOUR CREATOR AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THIS WORLD.
Joshua Turrentine WORSHIP ARTS
Reanna Doonan WORSHIP ARTS
Mikyala Reynolds PSYCHOLOGY
Matthew Schwartz YOUTH MINISTRY
MOST AFFORDABLE PRIVATE COLLEGE IN WEST MICHIGAN - 2019
SAFEST CAMPUS IN MICHIGAN - 2021
FEEL CONFIDENT THEY WILL FIND A JOB AFTER GRADUATION
INSTITUTIONAL AID AWARDED - 2019
FIRST-TIME FRESHMEN RECEIVE INSTITUTIONAL AID
GRACE NUMBERS IN
LESS EXPENSIVE ON AVERAGE THAN OTHER PRIVATE SCHOOLS
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PROUDLY LOCATED IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN SINCE
OF STUDENTS SAY THAT PROFESSORS WORK HARD FOR THEIR CLASSES AND CARE ABOUT THEIR STUDENTS
100% OF STUDENTS SAY PROFESSORS ARE ENGAGING AND EASY TO UNDERSTAND
STUDENTS A WHOLE NEW FAMILY AWAITS YOU Our community is unique. Students don’t just make friends - they find family. Our supportive campus allows students to develop great relationships with other students while also getting the mentorship they need from our staff and faculty. It is an experience that prepares each student for their unique purpose and career.
Every student and faculty member is very accepting of one another. At Grace we are all a family. Jesse | Grace Sophomore
There is a wide variety of students at Grace. From the west coast to the east coast, we represent different cultures, styles, and goals... Anyone can find their type of person at Grace. Kylie | Grace Senior
ATHLETICS BASEBALL BASKETBALL BOWLING CROSS COUNTRY SOCCER TENNIS TRACK + FIELD VOLLEYBALL
WHERE CHAMPIONS ARE MADE
We love our athletic programs at Grace Christian University. Our teams compete in regional and national championships each year and the coaching staff is exceptional. On and off the court, our student athletes are prepared to live Christlike lives - preparing for future service to the church and society.
EVENTS KEEPING OUR CAMPUS TRADITIONS ALIVE
Every year our students look forward to taking part in campus events. Over time, some events have become traditions and have made their way into the fabric of our community.
WEEK OF WELCOME PULL APART MALL HUNT PISTONS | TIGERS | WHITECAPS | GRIFFINS | RED WINGS HARVEST PARTY SPRING FORMAL BURGER FRIDAYS MAN-DAY OPEN MIC NIGHTS MISSIONS CONFERENCE
PUERTO RICO ISRAEL TANZANIA IRELAND BELIZE
LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCES AROUND THE GLOBE Grace has several global connections giving students options for a wide variety of incredible experiences. Education in a cross-cultural context presents students with a unique learning experience that ties curriculum content to practical life experiences and fosters a sense of cultural awareness and partnership in God’s work around the world.
ALWAYS SOMETHING TO DO IN WEST MICHIGAN
Kahawa Café Madcap Coffee Rowster Coffee Ferris Coffee Lyon Street Cafe Lantern Coffee Bar
Yesterdog Shelley’s Kitchen Tacos El Cunado Marge’s Donuts Chick-fil-A Downtown Market
MUSIC + ART
CULTURE + HISTORY
Grand Rapids Artprize Grand Rapids Art Museum GR Murals Van Andel Arena The Intersection 20 Monroe Live
11 Beaches within 30 minutes Millennium Park Lake Michigan Kent Trails Endless Hiking Trails Cross Country & Downhill Skiing
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Meyer May House Grand Rapids Public Museum Gerald R. Ford Museum Frederick Meijer Gardens
CHAPEL WHERE SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION HAPPENS
Each week students hear God’s word from ministry leaders, staff, faculty, and other students. It is a powerful time to learn, reflect, and worship.
TEACHING ACT GROUPS WORSHIP
RESIDENT LIFE LIFE AND LEARNING COLLIDE
Our residents’ halls provide a great place to connect with others. Lifetime friendships are created, memories are made, and minds are sharpened here.
PROGRAMS Things that last are built on a firm foundation. We believe this foundation is Christ. Our biblical core, 30 credits dedicated to biblical and theological studies, provides a firm foundation for students as they pursue their passion and purpose. Grace’s diverse degree offerings, including dual-degrees in partnership with other local institutions, help prepare students for their unique career paths.
BIBLICAL CORE Biblical Christian Thought Bible Study Methods and Application Christian Mission Christian Worldview Old and New Testament Literature Theology of Christian Formation
FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF PROGRAMS & CONCENTRATIONS, VISIT
Three upper level Bible or Theology Courses
GRACE PROGRAMS Concentrations
BIBLICAL STUDIES Old Testament New Testament
BUSINESS Global Communication Management Marketing
Legal Studies Network Management
LEADERSHIP & MINISTRY
Adult Development & Aging
BIOLOGY WITH & Security PRE-PROFESSIONAL Sport Management STUDIES
Technology Project Management
CREATIVE WRITING EDUCATION
Accounting Fraud Investigation
Computer Information Systems
Finance Human Resource Management
PROFESSIONAL WRITING * See website for more information
REQUIREMENTS STEP 1
Submit a Free Application at
Submit the following to the Enrollment Office
• Official High School Transcript • Official College Transcripts (if applicable) • Christian Life Assessment
INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION PROCESS STEP 1
Submit the International Application STEP 2
Submit the following documents • Official high school transcripts* • Official college transcripts* (if applicable)
Make a $100 deposit GRACECHRISTIAN.EDU/ DEPOSIT
• TOEFL Scores** • Christian Life Assessment • Educator or Adult Friend Reference • Proof of citizenship (passport, visa, birth certificate)
* All international transcripts are to be evaluated course-bycourse from one of the NACES Member Organizations, with the results sent directly to Grace Christian University. ** If English is not your country’s primary language, we require TOEFL test scores. TOEFL Code for Grace Christian University: 1265; Minimum required scores: 80 for the internet test and 550 for the written test.
Submit Grace’s Statement of Financial Proof along with $100 USD Deposit Before we can issue an I-20, we need the Statement of Financial Proof and an original financial document showing the capacity to pay the full tuition price before beginning classes.
FINANCIAL AID We are so happy to offer our students a quality education at such an affordable price. Grace Christian University costs are 59% less expensive than the national average for private education. We charge $745 per credit hour while our room and board ranges from $3405-$4230 depending on your meal plan. That means students who take a full load of 15 credits, live on campus, and take advantage of the full meal plan, will pay only $15,405 per semester.
SCHOLARSHIPS Even though we provide such an affordable education at Grace Christian University, we are also committed to providing scholarship opportunities.
NAME OF AWARD
INSTITUTIONAL AID AWARDED 2019-20
AMOUNT PER YEAR
Early Application (before Oct 15, freshman year only) Visit Scholarship Music Scholarship Junior Achievement Scholarship Church Matching Scholarship Multi-Family Members Scholarship
up to $500 $500 $3000
Dependent of Grace Alumni Scholarship
Christian Workers Scholarship (GGF)
$4500 - $9000
Christian Workers Scholarship (Non-GGF)
$3000 - $4500
Advantage Scholarship (HS Dual Enrollment)
One Wyoming Scholarship
AWANA Achievers Scholarship
For more information on Tuition and Financial Aid
Save up to $1200 in Early Application Scholarships
GRACECHRISTIAN.EDU/ ADMISSIONS For all Scholarship Requirements and to Apply
WE EXIST TO SERVE YOU AND OFFER A PLACE TO
FIND YOUR VOICE & PURPOSE THROUGH GROWTH IN A HEALTHY & SAFE COMMUNITY
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Aldrich Student Athletic Affairs Center Office
Aletheia Hall Preston Hall
Walker Hall Enslow Klein Hall Hall
Velting Field Bultema Memorial Library O’Hair Administration Building
Main Entrance/ Commons
ALDON ST SW
Lenger Hall Marshall Hall
R O G E R S L A N E AV E S W
Jack T. Dean Academic Center 26TH ST SW
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