Grinnell College

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Acceptance Rate 19 %
SAT Average 1,446
Tuition & Fees $56,680
Student Population 1,493
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $39,285

Academic Overview

Grinnell College Campus, Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Grinnell, Iowa. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $56,680 for undergraduate students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 1,493 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 19% and the graduation rate is 87% last year.
The salary after graduation from Grinnell College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $61,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Grinnell College are $56,680.
Grinnell College 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Grinnell. The acceptance rate of Grinnell is 19% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25%. The average graduation rate is 87% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $39,285 and 86% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,493 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Grinnell College is 19 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Grinnell College is 87 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Grinnell College is 92 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Grinnell College is 1,493
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Grinnell College is 9 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $39,285 at Grinnell College.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Grinnell offers 27 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree270

Special Learning Opportunities

Grinnell College does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Grinnell College.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,340)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,760)

Veterans Benefits

Grinnell College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges