Kuyper College's beautiful wooded campus just a few miles from downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, provides the ideal learning environment for ministry-focused Christian leadership. For more quick information on Kuyper, visit our online fact sheet or learn about The Kuyper Education Experience.
MissionKuyper College equips students with a biblical, Reformed worldview to serve effectively Christ's church and His world.
AccreditationKuyper College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and The Association for Biblical Higher Education. The Social Work program is also accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
LocationGrand Rapids, with its metropolitan population of 600,000, offers hundreds of churches, ministry organizations, non-profits, and businesses for internship and service-learning opportunities.
Student Body DiversityAs a reflection of Romans 5, Kuyper seeks to represent the diversity of the Kingdom of God. Our emphasis on intercultural diversity provides our student body with a representation of God's love for the whole world, as well as a visible and tangible example of how to live that love through our relationships with others.
Athletics and ActivitiesKuyper College is a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) - Midwest Region. Presently Kuyper's Athletic Varsity program consists of Men's and Women's Basketball, as well as Men's Soccer and Women's Volleyball. Our intramural program includes Indoor Soccer, Dodge-ball, Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, and much more. There are also dozens of other ways to get involved, from campus traditions to Student Clubs and Organizations.
HousingFull-time, unmarried freshmen and sophomores under age 21 live in one of Kuyper's suite-style residence halls, or on-campus apartments unless living with family. All students (on-campus and off-campus) agree to the standards in the Student Handbook.
Academic ProgramsKuyper College has many different majors to choose from and every student graduates with at least 21 credits in a core curriculum of Bible and theology. This integration of academics and Bible helps students see, understand and genuinely live all of life through the lens of Scripture.
Faculty InformationKuyper has a 15:1 student to faculty ratio, which allows all of our full-time faculty to take a personal interest in each student's academic growth, as well as their spiritual and personal well-being. The average class size is 16 students.
Tuition & Financial AidKuyper College is an exceptional value with its cost significantly lower than comparable Christian colleges - an average of $6,000 less per year.
HistoryKuyper College was founded in 1939 as Reformed Bible Institute. Today, as a ministry-focused Christian leadership school, Kuyper College continues to build on the strong foundation established over 70 years ago. Kuyper is named after Abraham Kuyper, a Dutch statesmen and theologian, who emphasized God's sovereignty over all of life and the importance of a Reformed worldview.