Mission

Grove City College Mission

Vision, Mission and Values

Vision

Grove City College strives to be the best Christian liberal arts college in America. Grounded in conservative values, we develop leaders of the highest proficiency, purpose, and principles ready to advance the common good.
 

Mission

Grove City College equips students to pursue their unique callings through an academically excellent and Christ-centered learning and living experience distinguished by a commitment to affordability and its promotion of the Christian worldview, the foundations of free society, and the love of neighbor.
 

Values

Faithfulness

By God’s grace, we remain committed to the Christian faith of our founders.  While we continuously adapt our efforts in relation to the realities and challenges of this world, we serve a God who is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
 

Excellence

In everything we do, from classrooms to residence halls, from performance stages to sports venues, we are devoted wholeheartedly to the highest standards of excellence.  “…[D]o all to the glory of God.” (1 Cor. 10:31)
 

Community

We foster life-long community engagement through a dynamic campus experience marked by service, hospitality, and abiding respect for others.
 

Stewardship

We honor the financial support and commitment of families, alumni, and friends of the College by managing our resources wisely.
 

Independence

We value and safeguard our institutional autonomy as a blessing of America’s heritage of freedom.
 

 

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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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GēDUNK Magazine

​Published three times a year for alumni and friends of Grove City College, The GēDUNK highlights campus news, student features and alumni achievements.

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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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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.

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Regional Attractions

​Grove City College’s location in a small town lends itself to the studious nature of the college, however regional attractions make the area both unique, beneficial and entertaining. Some of these attractions include:

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