|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,346 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Grinnell College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 7,370 applications and only 1,488 students were granted admission. Grinnell College is at the #18 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 61% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 39% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1320 to 1530|
|ACT||30 to 33|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Grinnell College's tuition was $48,322 for all students regardless of residency (80.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of Grinnell College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 19% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,489 (which is 2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Grinnell College in 2016-2017, was 186, which is 42% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,816 (which is 35.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Grinnell College has enrolled a total of 1,699 students (1,658 students full-time and 41 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,699 students, 14 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Non-resident alien: 18%
Black/African American: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Two or more races: 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Grinnell College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||11%||42|
|Mathematics And Statistics||9%||34|
|Visual And Performing Arts||5%||20|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||16|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||14|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||12|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Grinnell College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Grinnell College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,200. Last year, out of the total 244 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 244 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 309 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 278 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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