Benefits of Independence

Benefits of Independence

​Benefits of Independence

Grove City College teaches, advocates and operates under the principles of free market economic theory. By putting that theory into practice, the College maintains competitively low costs and a superior academic program. Operating on a balanced budget, the College refuses federal aid and remains virtually debt-free, proving that higher education can provide an affordable, first-rate education without government interference.

Grove City College exemplifies the American ideals of individual liberty and responsibility—Grove City College practices what it preaches.

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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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Pew Legacy

​Joseph Newton Pew was born in 1848, the youngest of ten children born to John and Nancy Glenn Pew on a farm in Mercer, Pa.

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Facilities

​Grove City College boasts state-of-the-art learning, research and living facilities. Beauty and functionality characterize our living spaces, classrooms, lecture halls, gyms and recreation facilities, libraries and dining halls.

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Board of Trustees

​​Leaders from business, law and education, as well as many other sectors, comprise the Board of Trustees at Grove City College.

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The Collegian

The student newspaper, The Collegian, is owned and published by Grove City College. The paper is published weekly, free of charge, with the purpose of reporting happenings on campus and beyond​.

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Media Backgrounder

Since its founding in 1876, Grove City College, committed to Christian principles, has striven to be equal in academic quality to the finest four year colleges.

 

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