Grinnell College is one of a group of eight highly selective, nationally recognized liberal arts colleges known as Eight of the Best.

  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Colorado College
  • Connecticut College
  • Grinnell College
  • Haverford College
  • Kenyon College
  • Macalester College
  • Sarah Lawrence College

The Deans of Admission of these Eight of the Best colleges invite you and your family to a reception held in select cities in the United States every spring and fall. Each college has something distinctive to offer. As a group, they place great value on student-faculty interaction, small classes, and challenging curricula. These colleges send a high percentage of graduates on to graduate and professional schools, and count among their alumnae/i leaders in virtually every field. This free program includes presentations on admission, financial aid, and each of the eight colleges. There is also ample opportunity to ask questions.

Fall 2016 Tour Locations

Please visit Eight of the Best Colleges to register for one of the following programs.

Sunday, September 11, 2016
3:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center
7400 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814

Monday, September 12, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Marriott at Research Triangle Park
4700 Guardian Drive
Durham, NC 27703

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Tampa Marriott Westshore
1001 N. Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria
5011 Westheimer at Post Oak
Houston, TX 77056

Thursday, September 15, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Austin Marriott South
4415 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78744