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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 46.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 54.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 44.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 43.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 87%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 37.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 53.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 90%
ACT score 24-29: 25.00%
ACT score 30-36: 75.00%
ACT score 24+: 100.00%
Students applied: 6,058
Students admitted: 1,697
Admission rate: 28%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 84.8%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 94%
Full-time enrolled men: 750
Full-time enrolled women: 922
Part-time enrolled men: 37
Part-time enrolled women: 25
Total enrollment: 1,734

COSTS

Tuition: $46,574
Room and board: $11,408
Est. book expense: $900
Fees: $416
Total cost: $59,298
Cost after need-based aid: $22,145
Cost after non-need-based aid: $42,330
Average debt at graduation: $16,315

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $37,153
Average non-need-based aid: $16,968
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
255
Average aid package: $43,287
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,172
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 68%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
45%
% receiving student loans: 56%