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ASP Application Deadlines Fall Semester: Aug. 1 Spring Semester: Jan. 1 Important! ASP applications may be due earlier at area high schools. Check with your high school for internal deadlines. The Advanced Scholars Program (ASP) enables outstanding secondary school students to...
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...
  Applying and Getting In Why should a DMACC student consider transferring to Grinnell College? Grinnell offers an exceptional academic experience, a lively and diverse community, and a college experience that is personal in scale and international in scope. You will be...
If you do not hold U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency, you must apply to Grinnell College as an international student. If you hold U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency (green card) you must apply as a domestic student, regardless of where you physically reside. If, for...
A campus visit is one of the best ways to decide whether Grinnell is a good fit for you! For the most productive visit to campus, we recommend prospective students and their families attend an information session followed by a campus tour, each of which will last about an hour....
In addition to other financial aid options, competitive scholarships can help you afford college. Grants and scholarships form the largest part of our financial aid funds. The Grinnell Trustee Honor Scholarship is awarded based on outstanding academic achievement. It is...
U.S. Transfer Students To complete your transfer application, submit the following by the fall or spring transfer deadline: The Common Application: All forms, including the Registrar's Report are available at Common Application.   If you graduated from high school more than one...
Transfer students apply for financial aid the same way first-year applicants do. See: U.S. Student Financial Aid International Student Financial Aid Transfer students are not eligible for Grinnell’s Trustee Honor Scholarship, Howard R. Bowen Scholarship, or the Joseph F....
Campus visits are one of the best ways to decide if Grinnell is right for you. Tour campus; talk to current students, faculty, and staff; eat in the dining hall; drop in on a class; and more. Schedule your campus visit for the best experience. See Getting to Grinnell for maps...
An exceptional academic experience You will be challenged here, in the best of ways. Professors will expect thorough research, thoughtful analysis, and creative thinking. You’ll be responsible for co-creating your curriculum with your adviser, and you’ll find your voice in a...

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The presiding officer’s heavy wooden gavel comes smashing down on the table as the opening theme to Lady Gaga’s new single blares from my computer speakers. My friend and I flinch, sigh, and exit the YouTube window, shaking our heads at yet another failed attempt to spice up the...
Issue:  Spring 2009 When my fellow Alt Breakers and I started to give each other nicknames, I knew all barriers between us had vanished. It surprised me — after less than a week together on our spring break service trip, our group skipped the polite acquaintance period that...
448 Enrolling Students 108 Varsity Captains 45 International Students 86 First Generation College Students 115 Students of Color 293 With Community Service 42 With Research Experience Grinnell's Class of 2015 also includes: A hula dancer A host of a PBS program A crayfish...
"Grinnell put us together. This is the meeting place," says Serbian Kristina Duric '13. She and Californian Cynthia Amezcua '14 talk about international friendships, the global Grinnell family, and living abroad.
August 5 - 9, 2013 Iowa Private College Week (IPCW) is a week-long program for independent Iowa colleges and universities to invite prospective students and their families from any state or region to explore their campuses. It's a great time for prospective students to learn...
Grinnell College’s Office of Admission is staffed with a team of road warriors — admission counselors who crisscross the nation (and the world!) in the fall. We want to meet you, whether at your high school, a college fair, or when we conduct off-campus interviews.  The glamour...
  Hall: Norris. Floor: fourth. Side: east. The most basic way to summarize my location on campus is Nor4East. Norris Hall may be at the far end of campus, but it has its advantages: A/C and spacious rooms. Although you might feel isolated up on the far end of North Campus, you...
We’re sure that there are some students who love and look forward to writing the college essay, and a massive “HOORAY!” to all of you. That said, we imagine that for many of you, it’s a process that involves at least a little agony and procrastination. It’s hard. It’s hard to...

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