Apply

We’re looking for applicants who have sought challenge and excelled academically, done well on standardized tests, and demonstrated commitment to activities beyond the classroom. We use the Common Application with a Grinnell Supplement, and strongly encourage you to apply online — we’ll waive the application fee if you do. We encourage you to apply early, and please contact us if you have questions about the application process.

U.S. First-Year

If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, regardless of where you live.

International First-Year

If you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, regardless of where you live.

Transfer Applicants

If you have been enrolled full time in any postsecondary educational institution

Advanced Scholars Program

If you are an outstanding Grinnell or nearby high school student eligible for the ASP.