Established in 1960, Grand Valley State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Allendale (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Michigan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Grand Rapids. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Grand Valley State University (GVSU) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Grand Valley State University (GVSU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 56 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GVSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.