Grinnell College: Review & Facts

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Grinnell College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,705 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1846 and is the only institution located in Grinnell, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
Fair
Grinnell College will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree.

Grinnell College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Chemistry, Foreign Languages, Sociology and Anthropology, and Economics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
94%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Grinnell College is very high at 94% (well above Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Grinnell College is very good: 86%.

Student to faculty ratio at Grinnell College is good -- 9:1. Learn more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$47,100
High
Average tuition price is extremely high, $46,600 per year. The additional fees at Grinnell College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $500; which makes it a total of $47,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Grinnell College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
25%
Hard
According to government data, 6,414 applications were submitted and 1,598 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Grinnell College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
Grinnell College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Grinnell College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Grinnell College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,400 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, roughly $5,400 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Grinnell College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Grinnell College Location and Maps



Post Address: Grinnell College, 1121 Park Street, Grinnell, Iowa 50112-1690, USA
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