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Reviews 787 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: We don't even got one.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I didn't attend Calvin College yet but I hear that ii is a great school.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Some profs have been great, but one of my profs was out to fail his students rather than teach them.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Students from Calvin are very accepted in all fields.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Pretty good, crack down too much on small things like parking. Don't really enforce the "dry campus" thing. I feel more scared I'm doing something wrong when I see campus safety than safe.

2 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: So very hard to get enough sleep. Most exciting events happen way too late at night.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Many, many students become involved in many intramural sports.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I've had good professors and bad ones. Students tend to be uppity and believe they're above everyone else. Fake Christianity abounds.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Dorm life is what helps build the community most

5 College Junior

Athletics: Students at Calvin show a great deal of support

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Calvin give students a great sense of community.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The professors are very knowledgable and engaging.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: There are many job fairs and websites like Calvin Handshake for connecting with employers.

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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: There are campus safety people that drive throughout campus 24/7

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: The dorms are nice and there is a nice amount of space. Very close to classes and dining halls.

4 College Junior

Athletics: I run on the cross country and track teams and the coaches and equipment rooms are great! A lot of people attend the soccer and volleyball games-- especially when it's Calvin against Hope.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I love the community here. Everyone is so friendly and working toward the goal of serving God's kingdom.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Along with a great variety of on campus jobs the school also hosts a website where local jobs can post looking for Calvin students. I have already begun the application process for many babysitting and restaurant jobs, and plan to start applying on campus after orientation. I believe I will be able to find a worth while job while in school, and that Calvin will prepare me for an amazing job after graduation.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus. I've not heard of any crime. As a small Christian liberal arts school, violence isn't really something I would expect of the faculty or the student body.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: When I review my actual logical reasons for choosing Calvin over my other top choice (even though it's really because I'm just in love with Calvin), housing was definatley a big factor. The dorms, while obviously tiny, are reasonably spacious; bathrooms are set up suite style, sophmores usually sharing a bathroom with freshman, decent sized, and with great cabinet/closet space; hang out areas are plentiful and really nice; RAs are awesome; just the whole dorm experience is amazing.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I don't think greek life exists at Calvin. I'm not super interested in joining it any way and am glad that there's not a huge focus on something that can be a bit trivial.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Honestly, I wouldn't rate anything about this college as anything but the best. However, their athletic department seems really appealing. I love that there is more of a focus on basketball and soccer more so than football. I like the uniqueness of the sports community. I've seen and heard great things about the intramurals, and there's even low commitment weekly soccer games- perfect for someone not entirely focused on sports like myself.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: While I have not yet begun my first term at Calvin, I am entirely head-over-heels in love. Having toured campus and stayed over night with a current student I am confident that Calvin is the best possible college for me to attend. It's diverse, has a great community, offers multiple opportunities to bond with professors and students, had amazing professors, and is just absolutley incredible.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: A great school with lots of opportunities. Grand rapids is an awesome city with plenty to do. The academics will challenge you but will prepare you.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Easy to get connected and get a job out of school

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