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Tuition & Fees

$17,254

$17,254

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
45%
500-599
33%
400-499
3%
700-800
13%
600-699
41%
500-599
40%
400-499
6%
30-36
36%
24-29
36%
18-23
24%
12-17
4%
30-36
17%
24-29
54%
18-23
25%
12-17
4%
30-36
27%
24-29
49%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,424
Declined + 359
Total Received 1,783
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Private (nonprofit)

2,373

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 2277
ACT 3582

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,373
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Grove City, PA

180-acre campus in Grove City, 60 miles north of Pittsburgh. Airport serves Pittsburgh area.

Grove City College
100 Campus Drive
Grove City, PA 16127

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
95%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 14% of male students
 
8 sororities 20% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
84%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
45%
500-599
33%
400-499
3%
700-800
13%
600-699
41%
500-599
40%
400-499
6%
30-36
36%
24-29
36%
18-23
24%
12-17
4%
30-36
17%
24-29
54%
18-23
25%
12-17
4%
30-36
27%
24-29
49%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(fee waived for residents of Butler, Lawrence, Mercer, and Venango counties; for international students; and for applicants with a College Board application fee waiver form)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 20
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,424
Declined + 359
Total Received 1,783

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation

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Admissions Contact

Sarah Gibbs
Director of Admissions
P: 724 458-2100
F: 724 458-3395
admissions@gcc.edu

Cost

Tuition $17,254
Room & board $9,400
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $27,654
Average Financial Aid - $7,424
Total with Avg. Aid $20,230

Financial Aid

50%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,424

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal
State $1,022,636
Institutional $5,978,396
Other external $801,208
Total $7,802,240

Non-need-based

Federal
State $40,254
Institutional $1,295,647
Other external $1,032,670
Total $2,368,571

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference, Collegiate Water Polo Association
Mascot
Wolverine
School colors
crimson and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biblical/Religious Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Health
Business Administration/Management
Business Economics
Chemistry
Chemistry Secondary Education
Chemistry/General Science Secondary Education
Christian Ministries
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education/Mid-Level Math/English
Elementary Education/Mid-Level Math/History
Elementary Education/Mid-Level Science/English
Elementary Education/Mid-Level Science/History
Elementary Education/Mid-Level Science/Math
Elementary Education/P-4
Elementary/Special Education/P-8
English
English Secondary Education
Entrepreneurship
Exercise Science
Finance
French
French/Secondary Education
History
History Secondary Education
International Business
Marketing Management
Mathematics
Mathematics Secondary Education
Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Biology
Music
Music Education
Music/Business
Music/Performing Arts
Music/Religion
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Physics Secondary Education
Physics/Computer
Physics/General Science Secondary Education
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Secondary Education
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Undergraduate

100%

2,373
students

Female
49%
1,157

Male
51%
1,216

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

2,315
students

Female
50%
1,135

Male
50%
1,180

undergraduatePart-time

3%

58
students

Female
38%
22

Male
62%
36

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
90%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Kenya
Nigeria
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sarah E. Gibbs
Director of Admissions
724 458-2100
admissions@gcc.edu

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