May 27, 2014 | Matt Kucinski

Calvin students head to and from class through the heart of the college's campus.

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan—Calvin College has announced its spring 2014 Dean’s List. Calvin is one of the country’s top Christian, liberal arts colleges, and to earn a spot on the Dean’s List requires that a student maintain at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester and have at least a 3.3 cumulative grade point average.

Calvin has been honored numerous times by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best colleges in the Midwest. Calvin is also included in The Best 377 Colleges from the Princeton Review, the Fiske Guide to Colleges and America’s Top Colleges published by Forbes.

Calvin also continues to provide a wide range of study abroad opportunities for its students. The most recent Open Doors Report, which is published by the Institute of International Education, ranked Calvin third nationally among all baccalaureate institutions for the total number of students who participate in a study abroad experience. Calvin offers study-abroad opportunities on six different continents and in more than 30 different countries, exploring everything from business in China to archaeology in Jordan to nursing in Belize.

Calvin remains committed to its mission of equipping students to think deeply, to act justly and to live wholeheartedly as Christ’s agents of renewal in the world. The college prepares students for not only their first job, but also for a lifetime of success and service. In a recent survey, 99 percent of Calvin grads reported that they have either secured a job or begun graduate school within nine months of graduation.

Established in 1876 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Calvin had a 2013-2014 enrollment of 4,034 students, representing almost every U.S. state, many Canadian provinces and more than 50 other countries from around the globe. Thirty-eight percent of the student body achieved Dean’s List status during the spring semester.


To request a zip code listing of all of the students at Calvin College who were named to the spring Dean’s List, please contact Matt Kucinski, media relations manager at Calvin College at or 616-526-8935. Included for each student is his or her year at Calvin, major and high school. (The list will be available by June 19.) You might like to peruse the zip codes included in your circulation area and include this honor in one of your upcoming issues.

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