Life In Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, Michigan, is an exciting place. It is one of the top 50 places to live and play according to National Geographic Magazine. And Forbes called it the best city for raising a family, while Lonely Planet named it a top vacation destination.

“Grand Rapids has music venues featuring the biggest names and restaurants that become instant favorites. And if you like the outdoors, it’s all here, less than 45 minutes away.”

Andrew Johnson Iowa City, Iowa

Remarkable City

Grand Rapids offers a great combination of big city excitement and small town warmth. You will find countless restaurants, outstanding museums, and ArtPrize, the world’s largest art competition. Plus a variety of world-class entertainment in theaters, the symphony, ballet and opera, professional sports, and comedy clubs. All within a vibrantly clean, safe, and walkable downtown. You will also find small town charm in farmer’s markets, coffeehouses, and quaint shopping districts.

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Lovely Beaches

Just 30 miles from Grand Rapids, you will find Lake Michigan’s Gold Coast, which, according to Lonely Planet, is perhaps the USA’s most unexpected beach getaway. Along miles of endless beaches lie sugar-white sand dunes. Off the beach, you’ll find wineries, U-pick orchards and berry farms, antique shops, and cider houses.

Outdoor Paradise

In West Michigan’s nature wonderland, you can fly-fish for trout or salmon in nearby world-class fly-fishing rivers. Go hiking on one of the hundreds of trails in the Manistee National Forest. Snowboard or downhill and cross-country ski, all within one hour’s drive.

Big city, small town, nature’s wonderland. Welcome to Grand Rapids!

Majors & Programs

You will graduate with professional and biblical skills to think critically, communicate effectively as a Christ-centered leader.


You will graduate with both an academic and a work transcript detailing your work experience for future employers.


We invite you to explore Kuyper College to see if it could be where God wants to mold and shape you.

Plan A Visit

Our students, faculty, and staff are eager to meet you and help you discover how our community might also become yours.

Financial Aid

Tuition for first-year students will remain the same for four years and transfer students up to four years.


Kuyper College, community foundations, Federal and State Programs award thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants.

Residence Life

You will find comfortable and spacious suites at Schaal and Timmer Halls and Holts Apartments.

Spiritual Development

The Kuyper community will help you grow spiritually as you seek God’s direction for your life.