Grove City College

Grove City, PA

Grove City College

Grove City, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$18,470

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
51%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
700-800
19%
600-699
41%
500-599
33%
400-499
7%
30-36
26%
24-29
46%
18-23
28%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,348
Declined 349
Total Received 1,697
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Private

2,272

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Grove City College, founded in 1876, is a private, evangelical Christian college of liberal arts and sciences. Its 180-acre campus is located near the center of Grove City, Pennsylvania. It is located in western Pennsylvania about 60 miles north of Pittsburgh.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,272
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational

180-acre campus in Grove City (population: 8,011), 60 miles north of Pittsburgh. Air serves Pittsburgh.

  • Metropolitan area: Pittsburgh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

Grove City College
100 Campus Drive
Grove City
16127

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
95%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Warriors for Christ
  • Orchesis
  • Orientation Board
  • Association for Women Students (AWS)
  • Young Life

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
  • President's Gala
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
84%
Top 1/2
93%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
51%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
700-800
19%
600-699
41%
500-599
33%
400-499
7%
30-36
26%
24-29
46%
18-23
28%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline January 20
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.68

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,348
Declined 349
Total Received 1,697

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
interview
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
recommendation(s)

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $18,470
Room & board $10,060
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $350
Total $29,880

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting and Computer Science
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Literature
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Biology
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Music, Other
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

2,272

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,272
students

Female
47%
1,068

Male
53%
1,204

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

2,172
students

Female
47%
1,017

Male
53%
1,155

5%

100
students

Female
51%
51

Male
49%
49

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 82%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
91%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

25

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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