You’re ready to take the next step in becoming a Grinnellian.
We’re here to tell you what you need to know, connect you to resources, and answer any questions you have.
Admission to Grinnell is highly selective, which simply means we get more applicants than we have room for in our classes. We have room to enroll only a limited number of new students each year. With that said, you can stand out from the rest by taking a challenging, balanced high school curriculum, and applying Early Decision can certainly increase your chances.
We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of scholars from a variety of backgrounds and with different worldviews. We believe that interacting with others of differing viewpoints can introduce you to new perspectives and expand your thinking — plus, it makes life more interesting
If that sounds like you, we encourage you to consider some next steps: