Here’s a story.

You come to Calvin with high expectations— to discover more about yourself, the world and the Creator. And four years later, you’ve exceeded your own expectations. You’ve explored the globe, been captivated by new ideas, forged the deepest of friendships. And there’s a cap, a gown, a diploma, an accomplishment you’re proud of.

What’s in store for you next? We’re glad you asked. It’s a bold life. A life lived with your whole heart.

You can expect great things from your investment in Calvin.

With an average class size of 23, faculty committed to your development, plus leadership opportunities on campus and off, you’ll step into a connected community that’s ready for you.

Calvin has a 99.6% professional employment rate, post-graduation.

99.6%

of 2016 grads are professionally employed or in grad school

38% of Calvin students graduate debt free.

38%

of Calvin students graduate with no debt at all

80 graduate schools represented by our 2016 graduates

80

grad schools hosting 2016 Calvin graduates

Calvin College offers over 100 majors and programs.

100+

Academic programs at Calvin College

US News ranks Calvin #1 in the Midwest for 2017

SUCCESS STARTS ON DAY ONE

Step onto campus, step into opportunities

Really. During orientation, you’ll meet with your faculty advisor and together you’ll chart your path through Calvin’s comprehensive liberal arts curriculum.

Live what you love, we're here to help

LIFEWORK

Discover what life after college looks like. Our innovative Calvin LifeWork program, will give you skills for success in a future infused with God’s plans. We believe in this program. Get a $3,000 scholarship for completing it.

Learning, faith, citizenship and vocaiton; Calvin's Educational Framework

FUTURE FRAMEWORK

Everything we do at Calvin College is grounded in an educational framework. Our purpose here is way beyond “job readiness.” We’ve thought through how you’ll be ready for a life of faithfulness.

Our faculty teach students with a passion

CAREER CENTER

Maybe you have no idea what your future holds or maybe you need help jumpstarting your dream job. Whatever the case, our Career Center can thoughtfully and prayerfully guide you and provide the tools you need for the future.

Jobs list

VALUABLE EXPERIENCE

Hundreds of on-campus jobs and research opportunities. Countless internships in Grand Rapids, which ranks #3 in the nation for economic growth. Well connected faculty and staff. Your resume will thank you.

GRADUATE AT THE TOP OF YOUR FIELD

You'll catch a vision at Calvin.

A vision for the renewal of the world, and how your life of faith, learning and action is a piece of that renewal. Our alumni are doing this every day—unleashing their fresh ideas for Christ’s kingdom in every field all over the world.

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READY FOR ANYTHING

With our 100+ programs, your passion becomes your life’s work

Our grads are blazing trails in every field. Our alumni are entrepreneurs, researchers, pastors, doctors, storytellers, artists, lawyers, social workers, engineers, teachers, musicians, journalists and computer programmers. Read their stories and see your future self among them.

A SPHERE JUST FOR YOU

A FEW MORE PLACES YOU'LL FIND US

Our grads land jobs at places like Google, the United Nations and Lockheed Martin in their first year out of school. We’re not surprised. At Calvin, they had opportunities to research alongside faculty, lead student organizations, be mentored by the best and travel the world.

Get started in the right direction. Visit the Career Center for more information and counseling appointments.

IMPACT THE WORLD

Three words you'll hear around Calvin: "Every square inch"

The idea is that we become Christ's hands and feet, ready to go out to every square inch of this earth to bring his redemption and healing to all. But this isn’t just a static concept we talk about in a classroom—it's way of life here in Grand Rapids and all over the world.

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OUR GRADS ARE ALL OVER THE WORLD

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BEGIN NOW.

Take the next step in your bold life.

At Calvin, you’ll learn to live life with your whole heart. You’ll be equipped with the mind-blowing knowledge of a liberal arts education and the skills to navigate the complexity and diversity of the world. And you’ll have the heart and passion to renew it.

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