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About Grand Rapids

Located on the eastern edge of Grand Rapids, Aquinas' location allows students to reap the benefits of living in Michigan's second largest city. With over one million people in the greater metropolitan area, Grand Rapids plays host to numerous festivals, concerts and cultural events each year.
 
Residing on 107 wooded acres, the Aquinas College campus blends early twentieth-century architecture with modern-day structures. The campus is home to over 107 species of trees and shrubs, winding woodland paths and inviting creeks and ponds.
 
Aquinas' campus creates a peaceful environment that is just moments away from the heart of downtown Grand Rapids.
 
The city of Grand Rapids offers such attractions as the Gerald R. Ford Museum, the Van Andel Arena, Fredrik Meijer Botanical Gardens, the John Ball Zoo and the Fifth Third Ballpark. Grand Rapids boasts several professional performance groups including Opera Grand Rapids, The Grand Rapids Symphony and the Grand Rapids Ballet Company.
 
The city is also home to professional sports teams including the West Michigan Whitecaps (minor league baseball) and the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL Hockey).
 
For more on Grand Rapids, check out our Explore Grand Rapids page or visit the City of Grand Rapids website.