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Peer Schools

The colleges listed below constitute Grinnell's official peer group. This list is used whenever comparative data are needed for internal purposes. These particular colleges were selected because they are similar to Grinnell in size and academic quality, and they represent various regions of the country. In general, preference was given to colleges located in small towns.

 

Amherst College
Amherst, MA
www.amherst.edu

Pomona College
Claremont, CA
www.pomona.edu

Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
www.bowdoin.edu

Reed College
Portland, OR
www.reed.edu

Carleton College
Northfield, MN
www.carleton.edu

Smith College 
Northampton, MA 

Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
www.coloradocollege.edu

St. Olaf College 
Northfield, MN 

Davidson College
Davidson, NC
www.davidson.edu

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
www.swarthmore.edu

Kenyon College 
Gambier, OH 
Vassar College 
Poughkeepsie, NY 

Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN
www.macalester.edu

Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
www.wlu.edu

Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH
www.oberlin.edu

Williams College 
Williamstown, MA