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Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA

According to its mission statement, Grinnell College educates "its students 'for the different professions and for the honorable discharge of the duties of life.' The College pursues that mission by providing an education in the liberal arts through free inquiry and the open exchange of ideas. As a teaching and learning community, the College holds that knowledge is a good to be pursued both for its own sake and for the intellectual, moral, and physical well-being of individuals and of society at large." [Source]

Website: http://www.grinnell.edu/

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1,748
Undergraduate
Enrollment
82%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$58,648
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

9:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
0.3%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

NO

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

NO


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/6/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.