The Dedicated Faculty and Rigorous Academics Provide Students with Classic Liberal Arts and Professional Educations
Grove City College provides strong degrees in the liberal arts, sciences, engineering, and professional areas. Its level of rigor in academic studies ensures well-educated and well-rounded graduates with high levels of cultural literacy and communication skills. Entering freshmen score a 1246/1600 average on the SAT.
Among their courses, students take 38 to 50 credit hours of general education classes focusing on humanities, social sciences, logical and quantitative reasoning, laboratory sciences, and foreign language. In addition to this core curriculum, students may choose from an array of majors and areas of study that range from the humanities to the sciences and engineering. A highly-dedicated faculty provides the basis for educational excellence at Grove City and offers a level of one-to-one support not often encountered. Moreover, our faculty have a passion for developing and guiding individualized student research projects in every major.
Our education takes place well beyond the College's classroom walls, too. A variety of opportunities, including international education, study abroad, international internships, summer research projects on and off campus are widely available.
The result is a high-quality living and learning environment that is conducive to both study and fun. With the college located just 60 miles from Pittsburgh, faculty and students enjoy additional options for entertainment, activities, and growth. Museums, professional sporting events, restaurants, and other cultural and entertainment venues in nearby Pittsburgh provide a big-city atmosphere, while Grove City and the college campus offer a taste of small-town Americana.
Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles. It does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex, marital status, disability, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic and social environment, the college actively encourages applications from members of all ethnic groups.