This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, closing this banner, or clicking "I Agree", you agree to the use of cookies.
Read our cookies policy and privacy statement for more information.


Grand View University

Des Moines, Iowa

Grand View University logo

Grand View University

Private 4 Year

About Grand View University

Grand View University is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Founded in 1896, the university is located in Des Moines, Iowa, and hosts 2,000 students in forty undergraduate majors and four graduate programs.


Located in Des Moines, Iowa.

1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, IA, 50316, Polk County

Grand View University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#998 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Iowa

#24 of 88

2021 Top Religious Colleges in Iowa

#18 of 29

Most Popular Majors

Out of 21 majors categories at Grand View University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Grand View University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years