What's New?
The Fall Enrollment (Day 10) Report for the 2014 year is now available.

Fall 2014 Enrollment Report Highlights:

  • Calvin welcomed a FTIAC (First Time in College) class of 951 students and a Transfer class of 75, representing a decrease of 81 new students compared with last year.
  • Calvin's 2014 overall fall enrollment, at 3,993, represents a decrease of 41 students from last year.
  • The retention rate of last years' FTIACS (those returning this fall), came in at 87.4%, exactly even with last year, while the six year graduation rate of the 2008 class of FTIACs is 73.6%, up roughly one percentage point from last year.
  • The mean High School GPA of the entering class is 3.69, the highest in recent history, and the mean ACT Composite score is 26.0.
  • Slightly more than one-third (35.9%) of Calvin students are members of the Christian Reformed Church.
  • Calvin students come from 47 different states, five Canadian provinces and over 50 other foreign countries. The international population comes in at 425 students (10.6% of the enrollment) and is the highest in recent history.
  • Calvin's U.S. ethnic minority population, at 13.1 percent of the student body, numbers 523, the same number as last fall, but representing a slight improvement in perecentage.
  • Calvin majors showing substantial growth recently are Biochemistry, Strategic Communication, Chinese, Computer Science, Engineering, French, Recreation, Public Health, and Social Work.

See the 2014 Fall Day 10 Report for details.


The Office of Enrollment Research at Calvin carries out research, data analysis, and reporting to support institutional decision-making.