Grand View has a personalized admission and enrollment policy. Consideration may be given to: class rank and test scores; quality of high school curriculum completed; co-curricular achievement; and maturity and seriousness of purpose as displayed through church, community, school, work, and family activities.
Students planning to attend Grand View University are encouraged to pursue a college-preparatory course of study in high school. It is recommended that students complete:
Four years of English
Three years of math
Three years of science
Three years of social science
Two years of foreign language
Admission to a particular program or major may be governed by different standards. If requirements do differ, they are listed in the section of the catalog where that program is described. Admission to Grand View is granted on a rolling basis.
If you are a first-time freshman student:
Complete an application for admission. Applications can be completed online.
Request that official high school transcripts be sent to the Admissions Office. An official General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate may be used in the absence of a high school diploma.
Submit ACT or SAT scores. At the time of the test, students should request that a record of their scores be sent to Grand View. Our ACT code is 1316; our SAT code is 6251. Click HERE for ACT information and click HERE for SAT information.
If homeschooled in Iowa, please submit the most recent copy of Form A, Competent Private Instruction Report, from the parent, the local public school district, or the AEA.
If homeschooled outside the state of Iowa, please contact the Admissions Office for additional information.
Entering first-year students interested in nursing will declare as pre-nursing students. You will apply for formal admission to the nursing program during your pre-nursing year. The Department of Nursing will admit students to the traditional nursing major twice a year. For requirements and the application, please go HERE.