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Grand Valley State University

School of Criminal Justice

Allendale, MI

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Overview

Grand Valley State University / School of Criminal Justice is located in Allendale, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comprehensive exam or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
21
Accepted
7
Enrolled
95%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported Yes
Winter deadline November 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline April 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, personal statement, essay, oral interview

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$23,436
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.79%
Black or African American 10.53%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Correctional administration, juvenile justice issues/gangs, women's issues, leadership, program/policy evaluation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI  49401-9403
United States
Contact Dr. Patrick Gerkin
Director
Email: gerkinp@gvsu.edu
Phone: 616-331-7130
Fax: 616-331-7155

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