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Grove City College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,499 Students

80% Admitted

  • 2,373 full time
  • 25 part time
  • 1,237 men full time
  • 1,237 women full time
  • 1,592 applied
  • 1,205 admitted
  • 650 enrolled

2,373 Undergraduates

$16,630 Tuition/Year

  • 14 Non-Degree
  • $16,630 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $9,770 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: The Wolverine
School Colors: Maroon and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Sophomore Grover
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  • GCC is a small and beautiful campus located in Grove City, PA, a similarly small, but charming, town. It has a close-knit student body family and the professors love getting…

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  • David from Dewittville, NY
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  • Grove city is an excellent choice for students who want a liberal arts education in a setting friendly to conservative, evangelical Christians. Overall the profs are great, with a few…

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  • Elliot from Lancaster, PA
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  • Grove City College is a small liberal arts college in Western Pennsylvania known for its rigorous academics and authentically Christian education, and, as a student, I can honestly say they…

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  • L. from MA
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  • Grove City has been an excellent school. I am a junior English major and I would definitely recommend the department to anyone interesting in studying English. The professors are really…

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Mission Statement

Since its founding in 1876, Grove City College, committed to Christian principles, has striven to be equal in academic quality to the finest four-year colleges. It seeks to provide liberal and professional education of the highest quality that is within the reach of families with modest means who desire a college that will strengthen their children's spiritual and moral character.

Grove City College
  • Located in Grove City, PA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,499 students enrolled
  • 80% admitted
  • $16,630 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Lynn from Lewis Center, OH
  • I am a current student here

    There are so many amazing people here. Hardly ever do I meet a mean person. The workload is hard, so that is sometimes not enjoyable, but I really like my major and classes, so that makes the hard work less painful. There are so many great activities and ministries to get involved in too that make life here so much better.

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  • Kate
  • I am a current student here

    Grove City College has a very safe and supportive environment that allows students to flourish. Drugs, alcohol, and crime are practically nonexistent, and the campus has a distinctly genuine Christian atmosphere. Chapel is offered twice a week, and there are many additional special chapels and speakers throughout the school year. Students also have the option of joining small groups or attending student-lead worship services. There are a wide array of on-campus activities, ranging from a huge selection of intramural sports to service and ministry opportunities to dances, concerts and other recreational events. The professors are extremely helpful and caring, and because of the small class sizes, many of them will know you by name. In my experience, the professors are excellent at keeping their scheduled office hours and are always willing to answer questions or discuss a topic or issue in which a student is particularly interested.

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  • Katherine from Tucson, AZ
  • I am a past student here

    The campus is beautiful and there are some great school sponsored activities. Apart from that there is not much to do. Grove City is very small. There is one coffee shop downtown and the outlets are nearby. As far as entertainment goes, the movie theater, The Guthrie, plays one movie a week. There is a drive in about 20 minutes away but is probably not open in the winter. There is no way to get to Pittsburgh if you don't have a car.

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  • 5
  • Audrey from Lancaster, PA
  • I am a current student here

    I have met so many wonderful people at GCC whom I am honored and blessed to know. Without a doubt, my friends at school are the closest friends I have ever had, and for this I am extremely grateful. Despite the rigorous academic schedule and lack of free time, I would not want to go to any other school. It is a unique and wonderful place on earth.

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