Accreditations and Affiliations

Accreditations​​​ and Affiliations

Grove City College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The College's Department of Electrical and Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, while the College's Exercise Science program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Also, the Department of Chemistry is certified by the American Chemistry Society.

Grove City College maintains formal affiliations with:
     • Pennsylvania Department of Education
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National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
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American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
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National Association of Colleges and Employers
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Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities
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Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania

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Endowment

​Grove City College believes in purposeful accounting of its finances. Most of the College’s operating expenses are covered by student tuition.

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Who We Are

​Grove City College provides a liberal arts education in the classic sense. Education’s first true purpose, and ours, is to provide a well rounded curriculum that helps students see the broad intellectual landscape of ideas, people and events that have shaped, and continue to shape, our world.

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Accommodations

​A listing of local accommodations near campus.

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Harbison Chapel

​Harbison Chapel is the center of the religious life of the campus. It provides an inspiring place of worship and a place for quiet meditation.

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Mission

When Grove City College was chartered, a broad, Christian-based cultural consensus prevailed in America. By charter, the doors of the College were open to qualified students "without regard to religious test or belief."​

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Past Presidents

Grove City College was the dream and lifelong work of the Ketler and Pew families. In 1876, Grove City College began with 13 students. By the turn of the century, the enrollment had grown to 660 students.

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