Grinnell, IA Colleges

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Grinnell is a town situated on the westside of Poweshiek County, Iowa, United States comprising an area of 36 miles. The town took distinct form and name on March 6, 1855, when it was named in honor of Mr. J. B. Grinnell, one of its prominent settlers. The population was 9,218 at the 2010 census.

Grinnell is home to Grinnell College, one of the top liberal arts college in the nation . In addition, Grinnell has become an industrial hub for many large corporations. Brownell's, Jeld-Wen, Monsanto, and Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance have facilities in Grinnell.

In recent years, the town has received nation-wide recognition. ''MSN Local Edition'' named Grinnell "one of the top 10 best college towns in North America.""Our Iowa" magazine named Grinnell "Best Bloomin' Town in Iowa" and was also a finalist for the "Prettiest Painted Places" award given out by Paint Quality Institute.Grinnell was also listed among the top American communities in Norman Crampton's publication "The 100 Best Small Towns in America."

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Schools in and around Grinnell, IA

Name
Grinnell College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $39,250 average out-state tuition; $39,250 average in-state tuition
Marshalltown Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,576 average out-state tuition; $3,336 average in-state tuition
Iowa School of Beauty-Marshalltown
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Central College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,414 average out-state tuition; $27,414 average in-state tuition
William Penn University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $16,829 average out-state tuition; $16,829 average in-state tuition
Des Moines Area Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,860 average out-state tuition; $3,930 average in-state tuition
Grand View University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $20,648 average out-state tuition; $20,648 average in-state tuition

Grinnell, IA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
NEWH North Central Chapter Scholarship Up to $3,000 October 15, 2016
Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grant Up to $1,200 July 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016