Grinnell College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1103 Park Street

Grinnell, IA 50112-1690

(641) 269-3600

(800) 247-0113

Fax: (641) 269-4800



Contact: Seth Allen

Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
Main Address

1103 Park Street

Grinnell, IA 50112-1690

(641) 269-4000

www.grinnell.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,678

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 464

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,639

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 43%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 94%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
Classics B
French B
German B
Japanese B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Grinnell College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(641) 269-4000
Website:www.grinnell.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.grinnell.edu/about/offices-services/admission/applytogrinnell
Address:1121 Park Street, Grinnell, IA 50112-1690
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,699
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):86%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,699 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$48,758
Out-of-state Tuition:$48,758
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$31,088

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Grinnell College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Grinnell College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6
History1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total27

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Grinnell College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Grinnell College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$48,758
Out-of-state$48,758
Books and supplies$900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid40892%
Grant or scholarship aid40191%$31,088
Student loan aid23052%$4,594

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,53590%$32,923
Federal student loans71842%$4,684

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Grinnell College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Grinnell College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7,3523,4063,946
Percent admitted100%21%20%
Percent admitted who enrolled6%6%5%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Grinnell College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,699
Undergraduate enrollment1,699
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Grinnell College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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