2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Grand Valley State University is $13,180 for Michigan residents and $18,610 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for GVSU is $13,576 for Michigan residents and $19,168 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 3.00% for Michigan residents and increased by 3.00% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs decreased by 2.75% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs decreased by 3.03% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Grand Valley State University are much higher than the average amount ($9,348) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($19,341 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$12,796 $18,068$11,764
2019-2020$13,180$18,610$11,440
Change % 2019-20203.00%3.00%-2.75%
2020-2021$13,576$19,168$11,125
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $17,208 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,208 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at GVSU is $17,739 for Michigan residents and $17,739 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 3.09% for Michigan residents and increased by 3.09% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at Grand Valley State University are much higher than the average amount ($10,291) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($18,331 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$16,693 $16,693$11,764
2019-2020$17,208$17,208$11,440
Change % 2019-20203.09%3.09%-2.75%
2020-2021$17,739$17,739$11,125
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at GVSU.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$534$754
2019-2020$553$780
2020-2021$573$807
Graduate2018-2019$696$696
2019-2020$717$717
2020-2021$739$739
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Grand Valley State University graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $37,700 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $47,200 for Grand Valley State University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$37,700$42,000$34,600
7 Years After Graduation$37,500--
8 Years After Graduation$42,800--
9 Years After Graduation$40,400--
10 Years After Graduation$47,200$55,100$41,900

GVSU 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at GVSU for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $56,177 for Michigan residents and $79,329 for out-of-state students. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Grand Valley State University.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Grand Valley State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$13,517$13,863$14,217$14,581$56,177
Out-of-State$19,087$19,575$20,076$20,590$79,329
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$13,863$14,217$14,581$14,953$57,614
Out-of-State$19,575$20,076$20,590$21,118$81,360
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$14,217$14,581$14,953$15,336$59,087
Out-of-State$20,076$20,590$21,118$21,658$83,443
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$14,581$14,953$15,336$15,728$60,598
Out-of-State$20,590$21,118$21,658$22,213$85,579
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$14,953$15,336$15,728$16,130$62,147
Out-of-State$21,118$21,658$22,213$22,782$87,771
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Grand Valley State University. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $106,503 for Michigan residents and $129,654 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Grand Valley State University.
4 years COA at Grand Valley State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$25,856$26,362$26,869$27,386$106,503
Out-of-State$31,425$32,074$32,738$33,417$129,654
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$26,362$26,879$27,397$27,926$108,594
Out-of-State$32,074$32,738$33,417$34,111$132,340
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$26,879$27,407$27,936$28,477$110,731
Out-of-State$32,738$33,417$34,111$34,821$135,087
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$27,407$27,947$28,488$29,040$112,914
Out-of-State$33,417$34,111$34,821$35,547$137,896
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$27,947$28,498$29,051$29,615$115,144
Out-of-State$34,111$34,821$35,547$36,289$140,768
Last year, 66 students ( 0.30% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $82,735 for Michigan residents and $105,886 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Grand Valley State University.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Grand Valley State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$19,914$20,420$20,927$21,444$82,735
Out-of-State$25,483$26,132$26,796$27,475$105,886
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$20,420$20,937$21,455$21,984$84,826
Out-of-State$26,132$26,796$27,475$28,169$108,572
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$20,937$21,465$21,994$22,535$86,963
Out-of-State$26,796$27,475$28,169$28,879$111,319
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$21,465$22,005$22,546$23,098$89,146
Out-of-State$27,475$28,169$28,879$29,605$114,128
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$22,005$22,556$23,109$23,673$91,376
Out-of-State$28,169$28,879$29,605$30,347$117,000

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Grand Valley State University.
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Grand Valley State University 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$13,180$740$11,440$18,610$740 $11,440
Graduate$17,208 $740$11,440$17,208 $740$11,440

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