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Grinnell College Admissions

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
20%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
47%
Total Applicants
7,370
SAT Range
1320-1530
SAT Reading
640-750
SAT Math
680-780
Students Submitting SAT
39%
ACT Range
30-33
ACT English
30-35
ACT Math
28-33
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
61%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$0
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
91%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.11 responses
Poll
91%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.11 responses
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