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Reviews 1058 total reviews with an average rating of 3.3

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3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: It was very difficult to get financial aid at Grove City, and the financial aid office was not helpful at all. My parents had to intervene several times to get the process moving.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: I can usually find something to eat, though it may not always be filling. Extended dining hours and more options would be ideal.

3 College Sophomore

Administration: I never engage in questionable activities, but I have heard of students who have gotten in trouble for minor infractions.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: While the housing process isn't the easiest, I love living on campus. Interacting with students outside of the classroom helps foster crucial relationships that I would't otherwise have the opportunity to experience.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: It's decent but students are encouraged to live on campus.

College Freshman

Party Scene: I'm not involved in Grove City night life.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: It is fine. There isn't anything fantastic, but it isn't terrible either.

4 College Freshman

Administration: The administration genuinely tries to make the experience of everbody involved as postive as possible.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: Because they do not accept any federal aid, the financial aid that can be received is very limited. There aren't a lot of scholarship options available.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: There are plenty of options. It isn't always the best food, but there is variety.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It is a fantastic environment that stimulates both academic and social activity. Everyone is completely comfortable and encouraged.

1 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There are off-campus housing options. However, off-campus living is discouraged by the college administration which makes it not worth the effort of pursuing.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are not a lot of off-campus dining options in the immediate, walking vicinity of the college. However, about 3 miles off campus the outlet mall has a wide variety of dining options available.

2 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are very few parties on Grove City's campus. All large scale parties hosted by a campus organization have to be approved by college administration. If students desire to party hard in college, they do not typically pick GCC. Students who occasionally wish to attend a large scale party may travel to the next town over and go to a party at Slippery Rock University.

5 College Freshman

Administration: The school policies reflect a Christian mindset and uphold Biblical values.

2 College Freshman

Scholarships: There are very few options for financial aid from the college itself if you are not the child of a college professor somewhere or are not an international student. However, the lack of financial aid from the college is significantly offset by the fact that they do not inflate their prices to the same degree as most other schools with good academics. Thus, with the price of tuition already low, they do not need to provide financial aid to the same degree as other institutions.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: It's not the same quality food as your mom would cook at home but that's to be expected of a college cafeteria. For the most part, the food is rather good and there are always plenty of options if you do not like a particular food type. The biggest critique I have is that the dining halls have limited hours and the weekend hours are not very accommodating.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus is quite fun and enjoyable. All the dorms are a reasonable distance to the academic building. The most you will have to walk (even if you live in the college owned apartments) is a little over 1/4 of a mile. The dorms themselves are clean and safe. The residence life staff does a commendable job enforcing rules and encouraging community among the residents.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Some dorms are better than others. It's mostly clean and the buildings are nice.

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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Almost everyone lives on campus. Very few people live off campus.

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4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There's only a few places within walking distance, but once you go further away from campus, there are a lot more options.

3 College Freshman

Administration: Administration is respected by the students because they have your best interest in mind.

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2 College Freshman

Party Scene: No one really goes to Grove City to party, so there aren't really any options.

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: I mean, tuition is already low, so not many people receive financial aid their first year.

4 College Freshman

Campus Food: There are definitely some items that we all know are good, and we plan on going to that cafeteria to get that one item.

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The Quad
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The Quad The Quad The quad of Grove City College, with Harbison Chapel, opened in 1930, on the left, and North Hall, a women's dormitory, on the right.

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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.

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