Application Requirements

Students who thrive at Grand View have a passion for learning, are engaged in their community, and have hope for their future. We are excited you are considering applying to Grand View University! We are here to help you through the admission process and we look forward to meeting you and reading your application!

Grand View University has a test-optional admissions process. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. Consideration may be given to: quality of high school curriculum completed; class rank, co-curricular achievement; and maturity and seriousness of purpose as displayed through community, school, work, church and family activities. Your decision to submit scores will not affect consideration of Grand View’s offer of academic awards. Some applicants may need to submit additional information to be considered for admission to Grand View.  If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Admissions at (515) 263-2810 or (800) 444-6083

For students interested in participating in athletic programs at Grand View, check here for the most current policy for eligibility from the NAIA.

First-Year Student Checklist

  1. Complete a free application for admission.
  2. Request that official high school transcripts be sent to the Admissions Office:

    Undergraduate Admissions
    1200 Grandview Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50316

    *An official General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate may be used in the absence of a high school diploma.

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