Tool December 2016

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Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 38.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 62.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 39.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 49.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 88%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 37.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 56.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 93%
ACT score 24-29: 20.00%
ACT score 30-36: 76.00%
ACT score 24+: 96.00%
Students applied: 6,414
Students admitted: 1,598
Admission rate: 25%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 79.3%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 94%
Full-time enrolled men: 746
Full-time enrolled women: 919
Part-time enrolled men: 25
Part-time enrolled women: 15
Total enrollment: 1,705

COSTS

Tuition: $48,322
Room and board: $11,980
Est. book expense: $900
Fees: $436
Total cost: $61,638
Cost after need-based aid: $23,026
Cost after non-need-based aid: $44,105
Average debt at graduation: $15,982

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $38,612
Average non-need-based aid: $17,533
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
55
Average aid package: $66
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,132
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 66%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
55%
% receiving student loans: 59%