Calvin College

private university Estd 1876
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Calvin College

Calvin College is located in Michigan and is a private liberal arts college. It offers tuition grants and scholarships for a package of 23,000 U.S dollars. It was established in 1876. The university offers legacy and diversity scholarships that go from 2,000-4,000 U.S dollars per annum. The religious affiliation of the university is to Christian Reformed Church. Its president is Michael K. Le Roy, and they have hired about 358 academic staff. There are over 3,500 students admitted to the college. It is named after John Calvin, the notable 16th century Protestant Reformer. The first bachelor’s degree by the college was awarded in 1921. The first president of the college was Rev. J.J

The college had almost 350-450 students in the pre-World War period. The college rebranded itself as Calvin University on 10th July 2019, which is the birthday of John Calvin. Calvin University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The most popular subjects of the university are Nursing, Engineering, and Business. The university is also a part of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities as the establishment in the Reformed custom of Christianity. The core curriculum is divided into three parts that are the Capstone, gateway and Competencies and Studies.

The students take the Developing a Christian Mind (DCM) course with the program of their choice. This is a course which through the eyes of various academic fields will introduce the idea of a Christian worldview and an engagement with a culture that is faith-based. The most popular core competencies include rhetoric, information technology, and world language, in which students have to take up aside their main course of study. There are many off-campus programs for the college and it ranks second among the baccalaureate colleges for the students studying abroad every year. The semester programs are offered at places from China to Washington, D.C.

There are many academic buildings on the campus like the Hiemenga Hall that were named after John Hiemenga built-in 1961. There is also the Covenant Fine Arts Center and the DeVos Communication Center. List of notable alumni includes Dave Agema, 1971 (Republican National Committeeman), Jon Vander Ark (president of Republic Services), William Brashler (author of The Bingo LongTravelling All-Stars and Motor Kings) and Meindert DeJong who was a Dutch-born American writer of books for children winning the Hans Christian Andersen Award among other famous people. Notable faculty include Lionel Basney who is the Professor of English, author, poet, and critic

Computer Science (BCS)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 27.8 Lakh

View more details
Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 27.8 Lakh

View more details
Bachelor in Business
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 27.8 Lakh

View more details
Physical Education Major: Exercise Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 22.5 Lakh

View more details

Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
BBA - 1 CourseSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
BE/Btech - 2 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
Other Courses - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
SAT - 940 & Above

Admission Requirement

Application feesNo Fees

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
BBA - 1 Course4 YearsINR 25.3L
USD 34,600
BE/Btech - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 26.4L
USD 36,100
Other Courses - 1 Course4 YearsINR 22.5L
USD 30,660
Enquiry