Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
88% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Grinnell College
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 83% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 87% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 88% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Grinnell College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Grinnell College is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,500 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Grinnell College
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $35,900 per year
after 7 years $41,200 per year
after 8 years $42,300 per year
after 9 years $46,700 per year
after 10 years $59,500 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Grinnell College students who are working and no longer in school is $59,500, which is 73% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$13,170
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
42%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$136 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
87% vs. 47% national average

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153384 IPEDS survey data for Grinnell College.