College Deliberately: Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids Community College is a large, public, two-year Community College that emphasizes career, research and leadership 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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AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Grand Rapids Community CollegeMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
Grand Rapids Community CollegeArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’


Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.


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Interested in applying to Grand Rapids Community College? Here’s what you’ll need to prepare. For information on what scores are typical of accepted students, see ‘Test Scores below.
Open Admissions:
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Student Centeredness

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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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