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Grinnell College Admissions

Grinnell admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 29%. Students that get into Grinnell have an average SAT score between 1310-1510 or an average ACT score of 30-34. The regular admissions application deadline for Grinnell is January 15. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Grinnell early decision deadline is November 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
29%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
47%
Total Applicants
5,850
SAT Range
1310-1510
SAT Reading
640-740
SAT Math
670-770
Students Submitting SAT
34%
ACT Range
30-34
ACT English
30-35
ACT Math
28-33
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
66%

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
Application Website
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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