Local Atmosphere

Location
Grand Rapids, MI
Undergrads
2,682
Tuition
$13,192
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: It is nice and charming.

4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: The local atmosphere in Grand Rapids and Kentwood, MI is great. There are many local attractions that are available with in a 5-10 mile radius such as a nice movie theater, fast food and dine in restaurants, shopping centers, etc.

3 Recent Alumnus

Local Atmosphere: The sports scene is getting better and better I like it

3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: All the campuses are near major cities with many options for entertainment.

4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: The Grand Rapids is a town the loves its sport. So the atmosphere around the city and towns is great.

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 47 responses

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Excellent
  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 46 responses

  • 7% Painfully remote.
  • 22% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 11% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 15% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 46% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 46 responses

  • 15% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 30% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 54% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 46 responses

  • 9% No way.
  • 48% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 43% Totally.
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