Incoming International Exchange Students

Grand View University welcomes international students from our partner institutions each year. Students from partner universities may apply to spend a semester or year living and learning at Grand View on exchange.  

For questions and additional information on participating in an exchange, please contact Dr. Mark Daly, mdaly@grandview.edu.

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Why Come Study at Grand View?

Grand View invites students from around the world to pursue a world-class education in the United States. Grand View is a not-for-profit liberal arts university that provides a high-quality education to a diverse student body in a career-oriented, liberal arts–grounded curriculum. With 40 majors that lead to bachelor’s degrees, Grand View’s largest academic concentrations are in business administration, nursing, and education. Many of Grand View’s smaller programs also have outstanding reputations for excellence.

Located in the capital city of Iowa, Des Moines is a great place to engage in learning experiences on-campus as well as throughout the city. A metropolitan area of more than half a million people, Des Moines is a center for insurance, government, publishing as well as opportunities to enjoy modern art, experience modern night life and entertainment, or explore scenic outdoor trails. Forbes magazine recently ranked Des Moines as one of the Best places in the country for business and careers and in 2007, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine named Des Moines one of the top ten cities for the coming decade.

Students interested in participating in an exchange should click and review the following items and explore the Grand View website for additional information about living and learning at Grand View.

•    “Des Moines Wins Bests”
•    Des Moines Community Information
•    Information for Future Undergraduate Students
•    Grand View Campus Life
•    Grand View Academic Majors and Programs

Exchange Eligibility and Nomination

International students who are interested in coming to Grand View on exchange should contact the Director of International Studies as well as the International Office of their home university for information about the criteria and the process for participating in an exchange.

Documents for Exchange Students
•    Exchange Student Application
•    International Exchange Student Checklist
•    Student Health Form
•    Insurance Requirements for J-1 Students
•    Grand View Campus Map



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