2015–16 comprehensive fee: $58,398

  • Tuition and fees: $46,990
  • Room and board: $11,408

When determining eligibility for assistance, we make annual allowances for the following expenses:

  • Books and supplies: $900
  • Personal expenses: $1,100
  • Travel expenses: up to $1,100, depending upon home state/country

Additional fees (e.g., for individual or small-class studio instruction in music or ninth-semester teaching fees) may apply. The per credit charge for credits over 18 in one semester is $1,455.

All students are required to carry health insurance. The fall term bill includes a charge for student health insurance. The premium for 2015–16 is $1,411. If you will be covered under a different plan while enrolled, you may decline the insurance by completing an online waiver. Instructions for waiving Grinnell’s health insurance are mailed with the fall term bill.