Grand Valley State University

Women's D2 Coach: Mackenzie Lawler
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21,937 Undergrads / 25,049 Students
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$16,175 Net Price
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81% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Great Lakes (GLVC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
36% / 65%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Lakers travel to many locations for their away games, playing most of their games in Michigan and Illinois, as well as Missouri. They also travel to Pennsylvania, Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio and Huntington and Morgantown, West Virginia.

Recruit Commits
Lauren Reitzel Neuqua Valley High School Plainfield, IL Mid
Aislynn Alkire Penn High School Mishawaka, IN Mid, Def
Hope Leinen South Lyon South Lyon, MI Att, Mid
Madalyn Champagne Livonia Stevenson Livonia, MI Mid, Draw
Alexa Lawton North Caroline Preston, MD Def
Payton Neil Northview Grand Rapids, MI Goal
Leigha Johnson Liverpool NY Def
Hannah Moore Westmount Hamilton, ON Def
Maggie Hammer Rockford Rockford, MI Att
Jordan Snyder Chesapeake , MD Att
Maddie Pyle American Heritage Delray Beach, FL Def
Sabrina Fernandez Stoneman Douglas FL Def
Erin Blakemore Lake Catholic OH Def
Jessica Rupp Lake Catholic Mentor, OH Mid, Att
Amanda Barian Prior Lake Prior Lake, MN Def
Sophia Conroy Spring Lake Spring Lake, MI Mid
Paige Gottorff Webster-Schroeder Webster, NY Att
Rhyann Green Mason Mason, OH Mid
Olivia Esposito Hauppauge Hauppauge, NY Mid
Abigail O'Neal Indian Creek Severna Park, MD Att, Mid
Skylar Simmers South River Davidsonville, MD Att
Sarah Stagaard Parkland Allentown, PA Mid, Def
Annie Yost Lakeland Regional Wanaque, NJ Att, Mid
Elizabeth Yeomans Brunswick Brunswick, MD Mid, Att
Ally Barian Prior Lake MN Mid
Ashley Albright Mainland Linwood, NJ Mid
Anna Gritter Hamilton Southeastern Fishers, IN Mid, Def
Abigail Dengler Severn School Annapolis, MD Goal
Megan Yoshida East Ridge Woodbury, MN Mid, Def
Alexia Hipsher Mater Dei Irvine, CA Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By Grand Valley State University Coaches
Oct 7 '18
Allendale, MI
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Feb 3 '19
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Feb 17 '19
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Jun 28-30 '19
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Jul 10-12 '19
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Sep 15 '19
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Oct 6 '19
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Feb 2 '20
Allendale, MI
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Feb 9 '20
Allendale, MI
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1 Campus Dr, Allendale, MI, 49401, Allendale, MI, 49401 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Grand Rapids Michigan Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Lansing Michigan Area
  • Saginaw Michigan Area
  • Kalamazoo Michigan Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Benton Harbor Michigan Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Where Grads Work
  • Spectrum Health
  • Meijer
  • Amway
  • State of Michigan
  • Steelcase
  • Gordon Food Service
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Herman Miller
  • Michigan State University
  • Johnson Controls
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
  • Perrigo Company plc
  • Davenport University
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Support
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Arts and Design
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
460 - 585
520 - 610
1060 - 1300
21 - 27
20 - 26
21 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 460 - 590 for SAT; 7 - 8 for ACT


This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 17,533 6,730 10,779
% Admitted 81% 78% 83%
% Admits That Enroll 29% 30% 29%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.5
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (21%)
    Health Professions (17%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Social Sciences (5%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (5%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (5%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    English Language & Literature (4%)
    Engineering (3%)
    Education (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    History (1%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (1%)
    Legal Professions (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Engineering Technology
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$11,994 $16,392
    Books & Supplies$700 $700
    Cost of Living$9,150 $9,150
    Personal Expenses$2,400 $2,400
    Sticker Price$24,244 $27,938

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    86% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship69%$6,374
    Federal Grants29%$4,541
    Pell Grants29%$4,233
    Other Federal10%$1,164
    State & Local Grants20%$622
    Institutional Grants68%$4,404
    Student Loans63%$6,284
    Federal Loans62%$5,620
    Other Loans5%$10,700

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $117 Million $4,671

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,843.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $19,000 $264

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 10,961 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $42,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.55 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 36% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
    The Grind LAX Champs
    Jul 8-9 '17
    PA: Malvern
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 7
    Fondling 6 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 -
    Burglary 8 5
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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