Calvin’s reputation for excellence
Calvin is widely recognized as an excellent institution of higher education.
Calvin University is ranked #4 in Regional Universities Midwest.
- #4 in Regional Universities Midwest
- #3 in Best Undergraduate Teaching
- #15 in Most Innovative Schools
Professors are “extremely talented, interesting, and connected in their specific fields.” Instructors are also “masters at integration of education and Christianity,” making the classes at Calvin less about teaching the requisites for getting a job and “more about how to continue to learn about the field and how Christianity should figure into it.”
Fiske Guide to Colleges
“Calvin students describe the overall academic environment as challenging but supportive [...] Calvin graduates have few problems getting accepted to graduate schools of law, medicine, or business.”
Calvin is ranked #8 in Washington Monthly’s 2021 Master’s University Rankings. The guide ranks liberal arts colleges based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility, research, and promoting public service. Calvin is ranked #6 overall for research.
Calvin is included in “The Best Colleges For Your Money,” a list compiled based on educational quality, affordability, and career outcomes.
Calvin is included on Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges” list, which looks at the cost of a degree vs. long tail worth in measuring return-on-investment.
Calvin was one of 123 colleges and universities selected by the Carnegie Foundation to receive its 2020 Community Engagement Classification, earned by demonstrating significant collaboration with its broader community (local, regional/state, national, and global).
Calvin engineering program climbing U.S. News rankings
U.S. News & World Report ranks Calvin University fourth overall among Midwest regional universities. It also highlights Calvin as an innovative school, one of the best for undergraduate teaching, and continues to move its engineering program up the list.
Fiske Guide shortlists Calvin University for affordability and engineering
In its 38th edition, The Fiske Guide to Colleges applauds Calvin University for its affordability and the strength of its engineering program.
Fulbright Recognizes Three Calvin Students in Record-Breaking Year
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program had a record high number of applicants this year. Three graduating Calvin seniors stood out among the 11,700+ applicants.
Literary Magazines Say Yes to Two Calvin Sophomores
Two Calvin English majors saw their work accepted by literary magazines this month.