Calvin College

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Calvin College


Graduates

  • 72% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$20,470 / year

Room and Board

$7,040

Application deadline

August 15

Application fee

$35




Educational Resources

Libraries

Meeter Center for Calvin Studies

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 824,806 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 15,000 current serial subscriptions.
  • 790,800 microforms.
  • 26,191 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

Art gallery, observatory, ecosystem preserve, electron microscope, seismograph lab

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 900 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 88 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 350 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2,700 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 5,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 58% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 89% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 11% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 15 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 0% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Dance Guild shows, Airband, Homecoming events, Rangeela, Chaos Day
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 59 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Lambda Pi Eta, Sigma Theta Tan, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Breakthrough Gospel Dance Team, Bible Bonanza, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Inter-Varsity, Mu Kappa, Young Life, Youth Ministry Club, residence life Bible study groups, Students for Christian Feminism
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asia Club, Black Knight Forum, International student committee
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Calvin Anime Club, German Club, Students for Non-Ignorance and the Understanding of Hilarity, American Institute for Architecture Students, American Society of Civil Engineers, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Calvin Business Forum, Calvin Nursing Students' Association, International Business Club, National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association, Organization of Students in Social Work, Philosophy Symposium, Pre-Medical Club, Society of Physics, SPQR: The Classics Club, Airband, Calvin Opera Society, Cave Cafe, Chess Club, Computer Science eXperience, CORE Club, Dance Guild, Films Arts Committee, IMPROV team, Laughterhouse Five, Music Forum, Pep Band, Student Playwrights, Spontaneous Wits Attesting Truth (Swat), Visual Arts Guild, Calvin Video Network, Dialogue, Prism, Calvin Bike Club, Calvin Climbing Club, Calvin College Cheerleading, Calvin Equestrian Club, Calvin Sportsperson's Club, Outdoor Adventure Guild, Calvin College Republicans, Environmental Stewardship Coalition, International Health and Development, Social Justice Committee, Student Alumni Association, Student Senate, Students for Compassionate Living;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Chimes (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Grand Rapids, MI (5), Detroit, MI (150)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Grand Rapids, MI (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Grand Rapids, MI (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 50% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 40% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,800
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Western Michigan)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors

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