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. The Business program, which consists of the departments of Accounting, Business and Entrepreneurship, are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, a premier accrediting agency in business-related academics. 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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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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Meet Our Team

​True to our commitment to freedom, excellence and independence, Grove City College charges its leadership team with the strategic steering and implementation of College goals.

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News Center

​The News Center at Grove City College is your hub to the latest news and happenings on the Grove City College campus. Read current headlines, contact the Office of Marketing & Communications, or browse our most recent publications.

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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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Our Leadership Team

Seven vice presidents at Grove City College lead the strategic directives of the College—from fundraising to curriculum, and from facilities and technology to the financial viability of the institution.

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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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