Grinnell College
#501 Overall Influence#101 Desirability Rank

Grinnell College

Liberal arts college in Iowa, United States

From Wikipedia

Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa. It was founded in 1846 when a group of New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College. Grinnell is known for its rigorous academics, innovative pedagogy, and commitment to social justice.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

7,349

Acceptance

24%

Graduation Rate

86%

Median SAT Score

1450

Median ACT Score

32

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$51,924

Fees (in-state)

$468

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$14,836
30K-48K$11,413
48K-75K$20,712
75K-110K$24,241
110K+$37,443

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$61,000

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1121 Park Street, Grinnell IA 50112-1690

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

29 per 100k

Violent Crime

8 per 100k

What is Grinnell College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#305 World Rank #109 USA Rank
Chemistry
#503 World Rank #159 USA Rank
Physics
#316 World Rank #171 USA Rank
Political Science
#362 World Rank #180 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#428 World Rank #193 USA Rank
Biology
#437 World Rank #194 USA Rank
Anthropology
#525 World Rank #201 USA Rank
Philosophy
#517 World Rank #209 USA Rank
Computer Science
#597 World Rank #223 USA Rank
Economics
#431 World Rank #237 USA Rank
History
#623 World Rank #244 USA Rank
Literature
#723 World Rank #257 USA Rank
Mathematics
#653 World Rank #267 USA Rank
Sociology
#986 World Rank #537 USA Rank
Psychology

Other areas of influence

#237 World Rank #146 USA Rank
Social Work
#318 World Rank #226 USA Rank
Communications
#366 World Rank #238 USA Rank
Business
#399 World Rank #158 USA Rank
Engineering
#589 World Rank #281 USA Rank
Education
#836 World Rank #416 USA Rank
Law
#1372 World Rank #573 USA Rank
Medical
#1891 World Rank #1109 USA Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Grinnell College's Most influential alumni?

Grinnell College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Chemistry, and Political Science. Grinnell College’s most academically influential people include Robert Noyce, Thomas Cech, and Gary Cooper.

Robert Noyce
Robert Noyce

American businessman and engineer

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Thomas Cech
Thomas Cech

American chemist

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Gary Cooper
Gary Cooper

American actor

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Marshall Poe
Marshall Poe

American writer, historian, university faculty member

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William A. Noyes
William A. Noyes

American chemist

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Eleonore Stump

American philosopher

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Benjamin Barber
Benjamin Barber

Walt Whitman Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University

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Walter Koenig
Walter Koenig

American actor

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Mary Sue Coleman
Mary Sue Coleman

American businesswoman, university president

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Roberta Smith
Roberta Smith

American art critic

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Kumail Nanjiani
Kumail Nanjiani

Pakistani-American actor, stand-up comedian

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Sam Tanenhaus

American writer

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