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Early Decision I Deadline is Nov 15, 2010.
Early Decision II Deadline is Jan 2, 2011.
Regular Decision Deadline is Jan 2, 2011.
Number of admitted International students is 48 (12.70%) out of 378 First-Year Undergraduate students.
Number of admitted Male students is 507 (33.58%) out of 1510 Male Applicants.
Number of admitted Female students is 601 (33.75%) out of 1781 Female Applicants.
Number of Applicants admitted Early Decision is 145 (47.70%) out of 304 Early Decision Applicants.
Number of Applicants admitted from Wait-list is 71 (22.98%) out of 309 Wait-listed Applicants.
Student-to-Faculty Ratio is 9.
Six-year graduation rate is 84% (2003 cohort).
Retention Rate is 95%.
25th Percentile to 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading score is 600 to 730.
SAT Math score is 620 to 730.
ACT Composite score is 28 to 32.
ACT Math score is 26 to 32.
ACT English score is 29 to 34.
Rigor of secondary school record is Very Important.
Class rank is Very Important.
Academic GPA is Very Important.
Standardized test scores are Very Important.
Application Essay is Important.
Recommendation is Very Important.
Interview is Important.
Extracurricular activities are Very Important.
Talent/ability is Very Important.
Character/personal qualities are Considered.
First generation status is Considered.
Alumni/ae relation is Considered.
Geographical residency is Considered.
State residency is Considered.
Religious affiliation/commitment is Not Considered.
Racial/ethnic status is Important.
Volunteer work is Considered.
Work experience is Considered.
Level of applicant’s interest is Considered.
Grinnell practices Need-aware aid policy for International students.
Early Decision I Financial Aid Deadline is Nov 15, 2010.*
Early Decision II Financial Aid Deadline is Jan 2, 2010.*
Regular Decision Financial Aid Deadline is Jan 2, 2011.
* International Early Decision Applicant may apply for financial aid; may not apply to any Early Decision program at other colleges; may apply Early Action at other colleges.
Total Cost of Study (Tuition, Room, Board) is USD $46,362 (2010/11).
Average Financial Aid for Admitted Internationals is USD $31,315.
Number of Internationals Aided is 149 (84.66%) out of 176 Total Internationals.
Financial Aid Package is comprised of Grant Aid, Work-Study and Loans; Need-based Loans for all eligible students are capped at US $2,000 per year.
Merit Scholarships are open to International students as follows:
Grinnell Trustee Honor Scholarship
Institutional scholarship based on merit. Highly competitive, based on an admission evaluation. Ranges up to US $15,000.
Grinnell College's Designated and Endowed Scholarships
Institutional scholarships funded by friends and alumni of the college. Based on need, merit, or other select criteria.