Of the more than 4,000 U.S. colleges and universities, only a small number meet the “gold standard” for financial aid.  Grinnell is among them. Approximately 45 colleges and universities with need-blind admission policies also meet 100% of demonstrated need.

2014-15 Statistics

  • Total financial aid awarded: $56.7 million
  • Total gift aid awarded: $50.4 million
  • Percent of students receiving aid: 89
  • Percent of students receiving Pell Grant: 20
  • Average financial aid package to students demonstrating need: $42,327
  • Percent of students in the graduating class of 2014 who borrowed: 56
  • Average indebtedness of borrowers in the graduating class of 2014: $16,315