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Events Near You

Coming soon to an area near you.

Throughout the fall and spring Grinnell admission counselors are on the road visiting high schools and attending college fairs in the U.S. and around the world. If you're on our mailing list, we'll let you know if we're going to be visiting your area.

See when we are in your area


We often offer admission interviews when we travel. As long as we have a current, active email address for you, you will receive an invitation if such interviews are being offered in your area. Please respond promptly to the email if you wish to schedule an interview. We also offer opportunities for you to request an online interview.

Find interview opportunities near you

  • Gates-Rawson tower in the fall

    Eight of the Best

    Grinnell College is one of a group of eight highly selective, nationally recognized liberal arts colleges known as Eight of the Best.

    • Claremont McKenna College
    • Colorado College
    • Connecticut College
    • Grinnell College
    • Haverford College
    • Kenyon College
    • Macalester College
    • Sarah Lawrence College

    The fall 2022 tour took place in September, but stay tuned for future Eight of the Best events!

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    Admission Events Around the World

    In addition to visiting high schools and attending college fairs, Grinnell’s Office of Admission hosts a number of public events for prospective students and their families in cities around the world. We host Grinnell-specific events in select cities every year; these events may include presentations from admission and financial aid staff, faculty, current students, and alumni. We also partner with other colleges and universities to host events that allow prospective students to learn about the similarities and differences among a variety of institutions.

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