In 2016, 97% of Grove City College business graduates found employment or gained admittance into a graduate program within six months of graduation. These career outcomes were based on a 99% knowledge rate. That is, we have knowledge of 99% of Grove City College graduates' first-destination career outcomes. This is a realistic picture of our graduates' next steps, not a small sample that skews data upward. In addition, employers report back to us that Grove City College graduates are distinguished from their peers due to their work ethic, integrity, and knowledge.
A majority of accounting graduates take the Certified Public Accounting Examination soon after graduation. The exam consists of four parts which are taken independently of one another. The pass rate for each part of the exam for our graduates on their first try has consistently been above the national average.
In nationwide comparisons with over 650 institutions, Grove City College students have demonstrated excellent technical knowledge on the Major Field Test (MFT) in business as shown by the percentile scores below. This test evaluates second-semester seniors’ knowledge in nine areas of business.
The number of new freshmen who enter the business program is measured at the end of drop/add period each fall semester.
Total enrollment in the business program is measured at the end of the drop/add period each fall semester.
Below are the number of graduates who graduate with one or more business majors. Each academic year includes December, May, and August graduates.
Below are retention rates from freshman to sophomore year, measured each year at the end of the fall drop/add period.
View more complete listings of the data above that is reported to the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) on a biannual schedule: