Exchange Students

Grand View invites students from around the world to pursue a world-class education in the United States and welcome international students from our partner institutions each year. Students may apply to spend a semester or year living and learning at Grand View on exchange.

Why Grand View?

  • With 40 majors that lead to bachelor’s degrees, Grand View’s largest academic concentrations are in business administration, nursing, and education.
  • Many of Grand View’s smaller programs also have outstanding reputations for excellence.
  • Located in the capital city of Iowa, Des Moines is a great place to engage in learning experiences on-campus as well as throughout the city. A metropolitan area of more than half a million people, Des Moines is a center for insurance, government, publishing as well as opportunities to enjoy modern art, experience modern night life and entertainment, or explore scenic outdoor trails.

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Your Next Steps

International students who are interested in coming to Grand View on exchange should contact the Director of International Studies as well as the International Office of their home university for more information about the criteria and the process for participating in an exchange.

  1. Fill out student exchange student application
  2. Download the international exchange student checklist
  3. Complete the student health form
  4. Sign and return the insurance requirements for J-1 students form

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