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With all
your mind

At Calvin, you will learn from inquisitive professors who are deeply committed Christians. With their world-class expertise, you will discover truth and a bold future. Along the way, you’ll ask lots of questions—and love the Lord your God with all your heart soul and mind.

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ACADEMIC OPTIONS

With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.

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It all starts here! We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. All completed applications receive equal consideration.

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Visit Calvin

Come visit Calvin and experience campus for yourself! You’ll meet with professors, explore our impressive facilities, sit in on a class, worship with us in chapel and so much more. Find the visit option that works best for you and get a taste for life at Calvin!

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Learn why Calvin’s dedication to faith and discovery have earned it the rank of #1 college in the Midwest.

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Costs & Financial Aid

Families from all economic backgrounds—many just like yours—are making Calvin work. Scholarships, grants and loans are the tools that make Calvin possible.

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Academic Options

So, what would you like to study?

Consider your choices:

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Ministry Looking up at a giant cathedral exterior

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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics A student peering through a telescope

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World Languages & Cultural Studies Students performing traditional dance

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Quick facts

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Faculty who hold the highest degree in their field
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Students engaged in faculty research
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Faculty-led study abroad options
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Baccalaureate Colleges whose graduates go on to earn research doctorates

Faculty Profiles

Meet the minds who will shape yours

Calvin’s Educational Framework

What a Calvin education really gives you

Learning that is deep, broad, and dynamic

At Calvin, you will learn how to think as a Christian—how to understand complex issues from a Christ-centered perspective, how to defend your beliefs, and how to express your creative solutions in a global culture.

Faith that is lived out courageously

Your Christian faith is deeper and more resilient when you ground it in biblical and theological truth. We welcome questions that seek understanding and challenge you to find your purpose in acts of justice, mercy, and love.

Citizenship that is grounded in Christian love

As followers of Christ, we use our hearts, minds, talents, and resources to be attentive and creative citizens of this world. At Calvin, you’ll develop cultural intelligence, become a faithful caretaker of God’s creation, and serve others with sacrificial compassion.

Vocation that is tuned to God’s call

A Calvin education will prepare you for more than a job that pays the bills. It will equip you with the habits, skills, and virtues that you need for a life that’s a response to God’s faithfulness.

Awards & Acclaim

Don’t just take our word for it

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U.S. News & World Report

“Calvin is ranked #1 overall among Midwest Regional Colleges in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges Guidebook.”


The Princeton Review

“Every accredited college or university offers education, but not every school prepares students for the real world in the way that Calvin does [...] Best of all, perhaps, Calvin provides a fantastic Christian education for little money, compared to other private schools.”

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.”


Money Magazine

Calvin ranks as the top private school in Michigan on its “The Best Colleges For Your Money” list, which is compiled based on educational quality, affordability, and career outcomes.

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