Grinnell College

1121 Park Street, Grinnell, IA 50112-1690
Tel: (641)269-4000
Private not-for-profit | 1,674 students
Grinnell College is a private, coed, residential, liberal arts college.

School Overview:

Grinnell College
CountyPoweshiek County, IA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
190 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,674 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,615 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
59 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
6%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
9%3%
% Black
4%6%
% White
75%84%
% Two or more races
5%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$41,004$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$41,004$24,744
 
Percent Admitted32%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)630-750450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)650-750460-573
ACT English (25-75%)29-3419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)27-3318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)29-3320-25

School Notes:

  • Grinnell College has been named one of the 20 best liberal arts colleges in the country for the past nineteen years by U.S. News & World Report. Its student body comes from 50 states and 54 other countries, making Grinnell's 120-acre campus a cosmopolitan haven in the heart of the Midwest.
  • Grinnell College has an attractive 120-acre campus of spectacular academic facilities that include the Noyce Science Center, featured in architectural journals; the new Athletic and Fitness Center; the Joe Rosenfield '25 Student Center; and the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, designed by Cesar Pelli. The College also owns the 365-acre Conard Environmental Research Area (CERA), located about 14 miles from the campus and used on a regular basis for research and teaching.
  • The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Grinnell College
0 mi. away
Central College
26.0 mi. away
William Penn University
30.4 mi. away
Grand View University
46.3 mi. away

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