Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Foreign Language 3
Social Studies 3
History 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted January 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted January 15
ACT Only Considered if submitted January 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted January 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Not used, ACT: Not used
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1103 Park Street
Grinnell
IA
50112-1690
Phone
(800) 247-0113
Fax
(641) 269-3408
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15, 2022
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
March 31
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 1
Early Decision Notification
December 31, January 31
Early Action Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
19% of 8,137 applicants were admitted
Women
20% of 4,203 applicants were admitted
Men
18% of 3,934 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
371 (24%) of 1,566 admitted students enrolled
Women
180 (21%) of 850 admitted students enrolled
Men
191 (27%) of 716 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
1,779
Students Accepting Wait List Position
847
Students Admitted From Wait List
17
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
Not Reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not Reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not Reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not Reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not Reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not Reported
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 735 average , 683-788 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
72.5%
Score of 600 - 700
25.3%
Score of 500 - 600
2.2%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 700 average , 670-750 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
60.7%
Score of 600 - 700
37.1%
Score of 500 - 600
2.2%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
32 average , 30-34 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
80.2%
Score of 24 - 29
19.8%
Score of 18 - 23
0%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
54%
Score of 24 - 29
43%
Score of 18 - 23
4%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
81%
Score of 24 - 29
19%
Score of 18 - 23
0%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 72%
Top quarter: 94%
Top half: 98%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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