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Best Values in Colleges

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Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)

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Grinnell College is ranked 18 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 32 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 49%
Applicants who took ACT 51%

SAT Verbal Score

700+36%
600-69946%
600+82%

SAT Math Score

700+49%
600-69937%
600+86%

ACT Score

30-3661%
24-2936%
24+97%

Students applied3,979
Students admitted1,395
Admission rate35%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate81%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$45,217
Fees$403
Room and board$10,997
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$57,517

Cost after need-based aid$21,816
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,424

Average debt at graduation$16,570

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$35,701
Average non-need-based aid$15,093

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,721

Full-Time

Men751
Women913

Part-Time

Men40
Women17

Freshmen retained93%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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