Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa, U.S. known for its strong tradition of social activism and rigorous academic environment. It was founded in 1846, when a group of pioneer New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College.
Grinnell, currently ranked 18th among liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report, in 2004 received the “Best All-Around” college rating from Newsweek.
Until recently, Grinnell’s endowment was the highest among liberal arts colleges; as of 2007 it had the third-largest endowment among them.
Grinnell College is nationally recognized as a leading undergraduate institution. In July 2006, The New York Times included Grinnell in its profile of the 20 colleges and universities of “established or rising scholarship” which are fast becoming viable alternatives to Ivy League institutions, and is considered one of the 30 Hidden Ivies.
|Full Meal Plan (see Meal Options)||4,682.00|
|Student Activity Fee||348.00|
|Total Comprehensive Fee||$46,362.00|
The college reserves the right to increase the rates charged with due notice.