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Opportunity for all.

Welcome to a place that thrives on individuality and diverse perspectives. As you explore and begin to find yourself in your own college experience, you'll find your ways of shaping the Grinnell community.

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更少的债务. 更多的方向.

In response to the financial hardship that many families are experiencing because of the pandemic, Grinnell College is eliminating student loans in need-based financial aid packages and replacing them with scholarships.

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    Discover Grinnell, and then define it for yourself.

    It’s something more than a place, much bigger than an idea. Grinnell is a way of being and seeing. An unwavering commitment to your journey of discovery, both in everything you want to do and everything you want to become.

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    Application Process

    It begins by telling us about yourself.

    Grinnell is highly selective, but don’t let that intimidate you. “Selective” just means we get more applicants than we have space for in our classes.

    No single factor guarantees admission at Grinnell — we consider each applicant as a complete individual. We don’t require standardized test scores from our applicants, which means one less thing to stress about! Our goal is to create a diverse, well-rounded class that includes 学生 from many different backgrounds and with diverse points of view.

    告诉我们 your story — we’re ready to listen! 我们会告诉 you what documents you’ll need, connect you to resources, and help you with any questions you have along the way.

An unlikely place to start an unforgettable journey.

Location is one important aspect of your college decision. Looking at the website is a good start, but we suggest keeping an open mind and making it a point to visit so you can experience the people, culture, and campus firsthand.

For many 学生, the moment they step on campus is when they know they’ve found the perfect fit. When you visit, you’ll also be able to talk to current 学生 who could be your new peers. Who knows more about a college than the 学生 who are already there?

Grinnell’s location on the Iowa prairie has given rise to generations of extraordinary experts, 变革者, and original thinkers. Come and experience our unique combination of environmental, 经济, and political ecosystems — a visit to Grinnell will call into question everything you thought you knew about Iowa.

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Explore the Campus

Join Sophie the Squirrel as she shows you everything you need to know about Grinnell.

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    If you’re a Grinnellian, you belong at Grinnell. 就是这么简单. So we’re right here with resources and answers about funding your Grinnell education.

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    You may have a Grinnellian in your midst.

    If you are a counselor for a high school, a college adviser for a Community-Based Organization (CBO), 一个教育家, or an independent counselor, this is the page for you. 

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    Meet people pleased to meet you.

    Your personal Grinnell experience starts from the moment you first discover our name. 随着你了解更多, our dedicated team is ready to provide everything you may need to find your way here.

1,700 学生
We're a small but powerful community.
3,000 internship opportunities
That's more opportunities than enrollees.
Free 事件, Lectures, Performances, and Symposia Each Year

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