Grove City College Summary

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Basic Statistics

Grove City, PA
Full-Time Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Room & Board
Acceptance Rate
81 %
Admission Difficulty
Average SAT Scores
Average ACT Scores

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Low tuition costs
  • Impromptu praise and worship time with friends
  • Ice cream at Geedunk
  • Ultimate Frisbee in the rain and mud

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Lack of diversity
  • 21-meal plan only
  • FitWell
  • Rumors about dating after one date

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Freshmen might be a little skeptical about the "Grove City family" lingo that they hear during orientation and opening convocation. However, by graduation, many undergrads admit that Grove City College is a second family. Like almost any real family, Grove City College has its unpopular rules, its rebels, its squabbles, and its quirks. But also like a real family, there's a bond-despite the blemishes. Not everyone is in love with their college family, but Grovers have no excuse to feel like just one of the crowd.

Some students complain their way through four years of killer academics, narrow-mindedness, and local boredom, but by the time most of them actually finish, they have enjoyed Grove City College, despite their gripes. In contrast, many students rave about the school right from the start. They thrive on the academic challenges, accept Christian values, and change the local atmosphere with their passionate desire to serve God and others. The popularity of activities like Orientation Board, Homecoming Committee, and tour guiding are sure signs that students love their school. Grovers, the mainstream and rebel alike, make life-changing connections here.
They become the happily-married, successful alumni who bring their kids to Homecoming for an extended family vacation or reunion.

Grove City Student Reviews

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5 College Freshman

Academics: The education department is one of the best of many schools. It is rigorous and adequately prepares for future jobs.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The school is really supportive in the sports.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: The students are well rounded individuals and most are great people to know

5 College Freshman

Majors: The work load if very rigorous which helps prepare for future endeavors. The professors truly care about educating the students rather than producing diplomas.

College Freshman

Majors: I have not yet had an internship


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