As Grand Rapids sees record growth, GVSU is set to expand its own downtown footprint.
Grand Valley State University has announced plans for a $70 million expansion to the Grand Rapids campus.
GVSU has also announced a $237 per semester increase to tuition.
One of the big discussions over the last years, and a huge part of the last election cycle, was college tuition being insanely high. Kids getting out of high school almost can't afford to go to college at all, anymore. But the University of Michigan wants you, and will give you FREE tuition!
Grand Valley State University is making it easier for Detroit high school students to attend GVSU.
Last week, GVSU President Thomas J. Haas signed papers in Detroit making the university a full partner in the Detroit Promise.
The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees voted on a new budget and set tuition rates for the academic year at its July 10 meeting held on the Allendale Campus.
GVSU's tuition will increase by 3 percent.
On Friday, Grand Valley State University announced a tuition increase of 3.7%. That's an increase of $362 per year and brings the yearly total to $10,078. Tuition was just over $5,000 in 2002.
State funding and operating expenses are always changing and make planning for the future challenging for GVSU and everyone else.
Is GVSU's tuition increase of 3.7% fair?