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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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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Supreme Court Case

​In order to preserve and protect its independence, Grove City College refused federal student beginning in the mid-1980s.

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History

​When the 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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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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Driving Directions

​At Grove City you'll become part of a friendly, close-knit community where you'll have unlimited opportunities to grow and make an impact on our campus community.

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Wedding Information

​Harbison Chapel not only serves as the center of the religious life at Grove City College, but also as a beautiful wedding venue for brides and grooms from around the world.

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