Faith and Freedom

​Faith and Freedom​​​​

From its founding in 1876, Grove City College has provided its students with an excellent academic education in a thoroughly Christian environment. Committed to the individual freedom that is at the heart of American life, Grove City College remains free from government influence and advocates a free market philosophy, both in the classroom and how the College runs its operations, keeping annual tuition and associated costs low for families.

Grove City College is committed to religious freedom and avoids narrow sectarianism, encouraging a diverse student body from a variety of faith perspectives, socioeconomic backgrounds and ethnic heritage.

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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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Alumni Council

​The Grove City College Alumni Council is a body of alumni who serve in an advisory capacity to the College on matters crucial to the College’s more than 25,000 living alumni. Each year, three Alumni Council members sit on the Board of Trustees.

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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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Faith and Freedom

Committed to the individual freedom that is at the heart of American life, Grove City remains true to its core values of faith and freedom. ​

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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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