Grinnell at a Glance

Our approximately 1,600 students come from every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, and more than 50 other countries. Domestic students of color make up 22% of the student body.

55% women, 45% men

individually advised, 37 majors, 500 courses, and 1 required course

9 students per prof; 69% in top 10% of High School class, 93% in top 25%

Rosenfield speakers, 400+; world instruments, 350+; student groups, 200+, with 15 arts & music groups; over 50% of students work on community projects

For 2012-13: 20 NCAA Div 3 varsity sports; 434 student athletes in intercollegiate sports & 254 on Midwest all-academic team; 4 Grinnell athletes qualified for 2012 Olympic trials

We provide over $280K to subsidize unpaid internships; 25% of which are international. Ranked 7th in % of Ph.Ds per grad. 80% of class of 2012 have jobs related to career goals