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Study at Grove City College

Grove City College is a Christian, liberal arts college located in Grove City, Pennsylvania, United States. It was founded in 1876 as the Pine Grove Normal Academy. It was given its present name in the year 1884. The college sits on a rural campus in downtown Grove City. It enrolls more than 2, 000 students annually.

Students of Grove City College can choose from courses in the fields of art, literature, science, engineering, mathematics, western civilization, and Biblical revelation. The two schools under this college are:

  • The Albert A. Hopeman, Jr. , School of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
  • The Alva J. Calderwood School of Arts and Letters
Grove City College's athletic teams are nicknamed the Wolverines. They are members of the Presidents' Athletic Conference of the NCAA Division III. They participate in football, soccer, tennis, volleyball, cross country, swimming, basketball, baseball, water polo, track, rugby, lacrosse, golf, and softball.

Profile of Grove City College

Grove City is found in Grove City, PA. Grove City is a town not particularly near any major cities. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Presbyterian Church (USA) identity. Grove City is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at the school.

Course Topics

Grove City is known for its programs in engineering, science, and mathematics.

Grove City Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 566. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 574 and 691.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 2, 504 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life

Grove City has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Grove City offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Presidents' Athletic Conference.

Grove City Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts130history, English, political science, sociology, Spanish language, economics, French language, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management115business and related services, accounting, marketing studies, financial management, entrepreneurship, international business, business communications, managerial economics
Science75molecular biology, biology, biochemistry, physics, chemistry
Education and Teaching58elementary school teaching, music teaching, physics teaching, chemistry teaching, early childhood Education
Engineering49mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, engineering management
Media26communication studies
Religion and Philosophy24religion, philosophy
Therapy and Counselling24psychology
Computer Science and Engineering9computer and info science
Music6music, music management, various music studies, music performance

Contact: Grove City

Grove City College

100 Campus Dr

Grove City, PA 16127-2104

General Phone: (724) 458-2000


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