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Grand Valley State University at the Northwestern Michigan College University Center in Traverse City serves students in the region by providing selected undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Traverse City and Sault Ste. Marie.

The Traverse City Regional Center of Grand Valley brings the quality of a GVSU education to the residents of the northern region.  Established in 1995 as charter member of the Northwestern Michigan College's University Center, Grand Valley offers a broad range of programs for students.

Full-time faculty members teach, advise, and conduct research in the region. In addition to the faculty, the Traverse City staff provide comprehensive services for students enrolled in 'Up North' programs as well as those students who plan to attend one of the campuses downstate.

Traverse City Programs and Majors

Academic Excellence

Grand Valley State University offers a liberal education focus, emphasizing critical thinking, creative problem solving, and cultural understanding. At the undergraduate level, Grand Valley partners with Northwestern Michigan College allowing students to complete all requirements for their undergraduate degrees in Traverse City.



Master of Social Work Info Session in Traverse City

February 19, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Writing Consultants in Traverse City

March 21, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

GVSU Writing Center Consultants will be in Traverse City March 21, 12-5:00 p.m. To assist with any writing project, at any stage of your writing process.  The center's well-trained peer...

Physician Assistant Information Session

April 11, 2015 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Alum Selected as one of the 40 Most Influential in Traverse City

Alum Selected as one of the 40 Most Influential in Traverse City

September 01, 2014

Mark Wilson '14 was selected as one of the 40 most influential individuals in the Traverse City region.

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