GVSU retention rate third in state

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ALLENDALE, Mich. (WOOD) – Grand Valley State University’s retention rate is the third highest in the state – at 71 percent – just behind the University of Michigan and Michigan State University.

That means three quarters of the students who graduate from GVSU this year will find a job in West Michigan and stay in the state.

However, that wasn’t always the case.

Click on the video above to find out how the university has turned brain drain into brain gain.

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