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Ranking

#22

National Liberal
Arts College

Source:
2013 U.S.News Rankings
 

GEOGRAPHIC
Diversity

  • 11% of the students are from outside the US.
 

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Grinnell College


Overview

  • Grinnell College is a small, private, liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa, an hour drive from Des Moines and Iowa City. Map.
  • Grinnell enrolls 1,600 undergraduate students. 
  • 100% of the students receiving aid have their institutional need fully met.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 21% of students at Grinnell receive Federal Pell Grants, which mostly go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
  • About 88% of currently enrolled Grinnell College students receive financial aid.
  • 13% of grinnell College's currently enrolled students are the first in their family to attend a four-year college. 


Racial Diversity
African American 5%
Asian American 6%
Caucasian 57%
Hispanic 8%
International 11%
American Indian / Alaska Native >1%

 

Gender Ratio
Female 55%
Male 45%

 

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 School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Small Town
  • Population: 9,300

Size

  • 1600 Undergraduates
  • 448 Freshmen

Admissions

  • 36.3% applicants admitted
  • 68% in top decile of class
  • SAT CR Middle 50%:660-760
  • SAT M Middle 50%: 650-750
  • ACT Middle 50%: 30-33