Grinnell

Grinnell College

Grinnell
#664 / #269
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#101
Most Desirable School
Liberal arts college in Iowa, United States

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About Grinnell College

According to Wikipedia, Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa, United States. It was founded in 1846 when a group of New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College. Grinnell has the fifth highest endowment-to-student ratio of American liberal arts colleges, enabling need-blind admissions and substantial academic merit scholarships to boost socioeconomic diversity. Students receive funding for unpaid or underpaid summer internships and professional development .

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Grinnell College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
10,51311%87%144532

How Much Does Grinnell College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$58,648
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$12,835
30K - 48K$13,671
48K - 75K$16,112
75K - 110K$23,454
110K+$38,039

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Grinnell College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Grinnell College, then you can expect to earn an average of $61,000 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Grinnell College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
1,5741,574

Where is Grinnell College?

Grinnell College is located at 1121 Park Street, Grinnell IA 50112-1690

How Safe is Grinnell College?

Grinnell has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Grinnell College Known For?

Grinnell College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Grinnell College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Computer Science
#293
World Rank
#297
Historical Rank
#121
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Chemistry
#442
World Rank
#468
Historical Rank
#143
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Literature
#370
World Rank
#411
Historical Rank
#177
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Economics
#588
World Rank
#570
Historical Rank
#192
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Physics
#617
World Rank
#668
Historical Rank
#199
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Philosophy
#540
World Rank
#587
Historical Rank
#219
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Political Science
#635
World Rank
#556
Historical Rank
#237
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Anthropology
#571
World Rank
#597
Historical Rank
#249
USA Rank
anthropology Degrees
History
#526
World Rank
#545
Historical Rank
#253
USA Rank
history Degrees
Mathematics
#821
World Rank
#848
Historical Rank
#285
USA Rank
math Degrees
Biology
#876
World Rank
#912
Historical Rank
#310
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Sociology
#880
World Rank
#830
Historical Rank
#334
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Religious Studies
#1015
World Rank
#1042
Historical Rank
#366
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees
Psychology
#906
World Rank
#920
Historical Rank
#463
USA Rank
psychology Degrees

Who Are Grinnell College's Most Influential Alumni?

Grinnell College's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Computer Science, Literature, and Chemistry. Here are some of Grinnell College's most famous alumni:

Benjamin Barber
Benjamin Barber
A Walt Whitman Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University.
Thomas Cech
Thomas Cech
An American chemist.
Charles H. Moore
Charles H. Moore
An American computer programmer.
Alan Wolfe
An American political scientist.
Harry Hopkins
An American politician, 8th United States Secretary of Commerce, assistant to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt .
Yoweri Museveni
A President of Uganda since 1986.
Paul H. Appleby
A Theorist.
Herbie Hancock
An American jazz pianist and composer .
Henry Carter Adams
Henry Carter Adams
A U.S. economist and Professor of Political Economy and finance at the University of Michigan .
Roberta Smith
Roberta Smith
An American art critic.
Hallie Flanagan
Hallie Flanagan
An American theatrical producer .
Eleonore Stump
An American philosopher.

Who Are Grinnell College's Most Influential Faculty?

Amy Allen
A Professor.
Alissa Nutting
Alissa Nutting
An American writer.

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