College Deliberately: Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids Community College is a large, public, two-year Community College that emphasizes culture, career and character located in the city of Grand Rapids, MI. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Business Administration and Management and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

Grand Rapids Community College

place 143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295
phone Phone: (616) 234-4000
web Web: https://www.grcc.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Grand Rapids Community College Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1917-01-01 2024-08-31
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Associate degree
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Grand Rapids Community College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.


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