The Viking Experience

You have your own story. You create your own journey. Discover what our students have to say about how they've made the most of their Viking experience with these inspirational videos below.

Leadership Inspired

Learning to Lead & Grow

Academic, co-curricular, and community service opportunities empower Vikings to demonstrate and refine their leadership abilities with Meals From the Heartland volunteering.

Student Leaders Get Involved 

Members of some of our Grand View Student Leadership teams talk about their way of giving back on campus and what they get back in return.

Meaningful Connections


Connecting with faculty, staff and fellow students supports academic success by making campus every student's "home away from home."

Student Says "Thanks"

Claire Ludwig is one of three current Grand View student already accepted into the graduate program at the University of Iowa to be physical therapists. She says her professors and advisor kept her on track and prepared for her future.

Transformational Opportunities

A Lesson in Strength & Courage

Boaz Nkingi lost 7 members of his family in a 2004 attack on the Gatumba refugee camp Burundi. Today, Boaz lives in Iowa focused on rebuilding his family and his life. We proudly call him a graduate of Grand View University Class of 2016.

International Students

A few of our international students share their experience of life in Iowa and at Grand View University. Discover what their impressions of Grand View!