Grinnell College: Admission & Tests

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Grinnell College LogoHere is a brief review of Grinnell College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Grinnell College admission requirements are rather strong; in 2013/14 the school accepted only 32 percent of the applicants.

The college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Grinnell College generally will accept your:
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • dual credits
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$30
Grinnell College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Grinnell College is $30.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Ability Test is usual bit of the application process. 52 percent of applicants at Grinnell College submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 610 to 780 on Critical Reading and from 630 to 780 on Math. Judging from these numbers, if you have got above 730 in SAT Critical Reading and 730 in SAT Math - that should make you safe for being admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
560
690
730

SAT Math
580
700
730

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a typical bit of the application at Grinnell College. 48 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 28 to 34 on Composite, from 28 to 36 on English, and from 26 to 34 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you got a score above 33 in ACT Composite, 33 in ACT English, and 32 in ACT Math, this is enough to be accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
26
31
33

ACT English
26
32
33

ACT Math
24
30
32

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(641)
269-4000
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Grinnell College, please contact this college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (641) 269-4000 or check Grinnell College Website

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