Because there is so much freedom in the curriculum, you’re only taking classes with other students who truly want to be there.
Grinnellians map their own academic journeys.
With our individually advised curriculum, you’ll prove it. Here at Grinnell, the First-Year Tutorial is your only required class. The rest is up to you. Because as you sharpen your strengths and your passions, you’ll also discover all the places your academic interests can lead you. This requires the freedom to explore, along with focused guidance and mentorship for support. So take the lead shaping your studies—and know we’ll always have your back.