it doesn't matter if you ask a long-time professor, recent graduate, passionate alum, or a fresh-eyed first-year student. pick a member of the grand view community at random and ask him or her what it means to be a viking, and you will most likely get a one-word answer: family.

housed in a city unlike any other, our students gain an education unlike any other. the whole city is our classroom, and our students emerge not just with a diploma, but with experiences that could only happen at grand view university. whether you want to follow in the footsteps of giants or forge a new path, this is the place to start.