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GVSU Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Average Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Grand Valley State University Cost?

Learn the base cost of Grand Valley State University by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. In this GVSU cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does GVSU Charge for Tuition?

$13,900 In-State Tuition & Fees
$19,628 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2020-2021, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at Grand Valley State University ran about $19,628 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. If you were a Michigan resident, the yearly charges were $13,900.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does Grand Valley State University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do GVSU Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

Nationwide, out-of-state students pay, on average, $19,933 per year in tuition and fees to attend college. The yearly tuition and fees for out-of-state undergrads at Grand Valley State University is $19,628, making it relatively average when compared to the countrywide figure.

Undergraduates who attend school in the same state they live in pay around $16,784 in yearly tuition and fees. In-state undergraduates at GVSU pay about $13,900 a year, which is significantly less than the countrywide average.

If you want to know how GVSU compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

NationwideGreat LakesMichigan
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesAverageInexpensiveAverage
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Grand Valley State University Financial Aid.

GVSU Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.79% In-State Tuition Increase
2.80% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$59,762 Est. 4-Year Cost

With an average annual growth rate of 2.79% for the past five years, Michigan residents could expect to pay $14,328 this year if the percentage growth remains the same.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at GVSU to be $29,057, and $59,762 for four years.

For out-of-state students, tuition and fees have increased by about 2.80% in the past five years. This year, out-of-state students will be paying approximately $20,392 if the percentage increases stay the same.

For two years This means an estimated $41,354 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at GVSU, and $85,057 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at GVSU.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Take note of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearlyl. At a log of colleges students will end up paying more for their final year of school than they did for their first.

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