A place to be curious. Think critically. Question everything. Grow.
Here, you will earn a degree and propel yourself into a meaningful career. But along the way, life at Grinnell is about more than just attending classes and completing assignments. It's about the pursuit of your own path and the answers to questions you've always had. It's about the chance to join a new club or try an art form that you've been curious about. And it's about having a supportive, secure space to ponder and experiment without fear of failure or being different. Because the quirks are what allow our students to see the world uniquely and go forth Grinnellian.
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Welcome to Grinnell
Our 120-acre campus is located just north of downtown, in a neighborhood of beautiful Victorian and Craftsman-style homes and towering oak and cottonwood trees.