Grinnell College

country rank  401
world rank  1142

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University Overview

Established in 1846, Grinnell College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Grinnell (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Grinnell College (Grinnell) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Grinnell College (Grinnell) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 174 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Grinnell
Founded 1846
Motto Veritas et Humanitas
Truth and Humanity
Colours Scarlet and black

University Location

Address 1121 Park Street
Grinnell (population range: 2,500-9,999)
50112-1690 Iowa
United States
T +1 (641) 269 4000
F +1 (641) 269 4800

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 1103 Park Street
Grinnell 50112-1690
+1 (641) 269 3600
800 247 0113

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Grinnell College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020