Kuyper College

3333 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, United States
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Overview of Kuyper College

About this school

Kuyper College (formerly Reformed Bible College), founded in 1939, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 34-acre campus is located in Grand Rapids.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:208
    • Men:80 Men (38.5%)
    • Women:128 Women (61.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Kuyper College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3333 East Beltline, NE
City, State, Zip
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-9749
Phone
(616) 988-3621
Fax
(616) 222-3045
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
73% of 154 applicants were admitted
Women
77% of 109 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 45 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
60 (53%) of 113 admitted students enrolled
Women
44 (52%) of 84 admitted students enrolled
Men
16 (55%) of 29 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
8%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
447 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
18%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
21%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $21,090 (68.2%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,254 (23.46%)
  • Other Expenses: - $800 (2.59%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,780 (5.76%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Kuyper College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002311
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
27 (96.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
26 (96.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
26 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2 (7.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$16,518
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 26 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,498
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 17 (65.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,899
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1 (3.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1 (3.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
137 (93.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
125 (91.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
125 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5 (4.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$18,369
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 125 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,426
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 95 (76.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,820
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 5 (4.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
14 (9.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,644

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,147
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Communication
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


13

Part-Time Faculty


28

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


20%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 53% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
93,002
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
70
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Kuyper College provides visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


63.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


38.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


42.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


43.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (24)


  • Accounting
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Child Development
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Area and ethnic studies, Agriculture, Architecture, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, Communication technologies, Communication/journalism, Computer and information sciences, Construction trades, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies, English, Family and consumer sciences, Foreign languages and literature, Health professions and related sciences, History, Interdisciplinary studies, Law/legal studies, Liberal arts/general studies, Library science, Mathematics and statistics, Mechanic and repair technologies, Military science and military technologies, Natural resources/environmental science, Other, Parks and recreation, Personal and culinary services, Philosophy and religious studies, Physical sciences, Precision production, Psychology, Public administration and social services, Science technologies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Social sciences, Theology and religious vocations, Transportation and materials moving, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    192,294

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Grand Rapids

    Campus Size


    34 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    14.7 average low in January, 78.7 average high in September
    Rain
    134 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Grand Rapids
    Nearest Train Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Grand Rapids

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    42% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    58%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    -
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    -

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Soccer
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Soccer
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Kuyper College offers choral groups, drama theatre, intramurals, student activities club, helping and nurturing during service, yearbook, roots

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    168

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    208
    Women
    128
    Men
    80

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 3.0% Asian
    • 3.5% Black/African-American
    • 0.5% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 85.6% White
    • 3.0% Unknown

    International Students


    2.9% from 6 countries

    Average Age


    23

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources