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Information for Prospective Students

What you need to know:

  • The Office of Admission is closed to visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic with the exception of campus tours led by current students. For more opportunities to engage with Grinnell, check out our virtual visit options or tour Grinnell through our Virtual Visit Experience page.
  • Students applying for first-year admission for fall 2022 are not required to submit an SAT and/or ACT test score.
  • In response to the financial hardship that many families are experiencing because of the pandemic, Grinnell College will eliminate student loans in financial aid packages and replace them with scholarships.
  • Additional information is available from the Office of Admission.

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Latest Updates

Weekly COVID-19 Testing Clinic Update: June 21, 2021

Results for the Week of June 14, 2021: 0 student positives; 0 faculty/staff positives. 495 employees (about 56%) and 541 students have reported that they are vaccinated.

Weekly COVID-19 Testing Clinic Update: June 14, 2021

Results for the Week of June 7, 2021: 0 student positives; 0 faculty/staff positives. 486 employees have reported that they are vaccinated. This is about 55% of employees. 531 students have reported that they are vaccinated.

Weekly COVID-19 Testing Clinic Update: June 7, 2021

Results for the Week of May 31, 2021: 0 student positives; 2 faculty/staff positives. Since regular surveillance testing ended on June 2, there will not be results of the testing clinic to report. Instead, only reports of positive COVID-19 will be reported for the prior week.

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