Tool December 2017

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Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 39.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 61.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 50.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 91%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 26.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 69.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 95%
ACT score 24-29: 21.00%
ACT score 30-36: 79.00%
ACT score 24+: 100.00%
Students applied: 7,370
Students admitted: 1,488
Admission rate: 20%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 81%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 93%
Full-time enrolled men: 744
Full-time enrolled women: 914
Part-time enrolled men: 26
Part-time enrolled women: 15
Total enrollment: 1,699

COSTS

Tuition: $50,014
Room and board: $12,400
Est. book expense: $900
Fees: $700
Total cost: $64,014
Cost after need-based aid: $24,570
Cost after non-need-based aid: $46,988
Average debt at graduation: $18,780

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $39,444
Average non-need-based aid: $17,026
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
305
Average aid package: $45,717
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,125
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 66%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
53%
% receiving student loans: 50%