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Grove City College prepares students in the sciences for careers in a variety of fields, from medicine to optometry, and from teaching to graduate school.
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The humanities core curriculum is one of the unique benefits of a Grove City College education. Regardless of major, students leave Grove City College with a solid understanding of the ideas, literature and art that shape our world.
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While our academics are rigorous, students are offered a wealth of services from both faculty and staff including tutoring, academic counseling and mentoring.
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At Grove City College students have the freedom to explore their talents in areas like music, sculpture, photography and theater.

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Grove City College offers an excellent classical liberal arts education. With over 50 programs of study and a curriculum designed to educate the whole person, Grove City College students are equipped with both specialized knowledge in their chosen major as well as cultural understanding to be leaders across a diverse range of professional fields and industries. All Grove City College students complete rigorous coursework in the humanities, social sciences, laboratory sciences and foreign languages.  Our students and faculty are a community of well rounded thinkers committed to using their education and God-given gifts to be instruments for good. 


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Department of Communication Studies

​Situating the study of human communication as a robust theological, philosophical, and cultural locus of intellectual inquiry, the Department of Communication studies nurtures socially responsible, engaged citizens who can interpret and evaluate the images and messages they create and receive.

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Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at Grove City College prepares students to excel in top medical, graduate and professional school programs, or to enter employment in research or professional sectors.

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Special Education

Our special education students enjoy rigorous coursework tailored to help them understand the special circumstances many children face.​​


 
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Department of Entrepreneurship

​The department fosters an academic environment that includes real-world entrepreneurial experience, an idea-generating culture and an emphasis on ethical decision-making.

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Department of Computer Science

Offering majors in computer science and computer information systems, as well as a minor in computer science, students receive specialized instruction in software and programming languages, hardware, algorithms, applications and computation theory.

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Department of Biblical and Religious Studies

​The Department of Biblical and Religious Studies at Grove City College prepares students for a number of careers, including missions, ministry and academia.

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Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Grove City College prepares students to excel in both competitive graduate programs and careers in psychology.

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Department of Physics

​Through meaningful research opportunities, innovative teaching and state-of-the-art facilities, students become physicists in the fullest sense.

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At Grove City College, learning occurs everywhere. Whether it’s news about academic conferences and lectures or art exhibitions and theater productions, get the latest news and events here.

Our Students:

Grove City College has a reputation for high academic standards. It’s an intellectually stimulating place marked by challenging coursework, open debate and diverse learning opportunities. Consequently, Grove City College attracts a different type of student. Our students are insatiable learners committed to using their intellect, curiosity and passion to make a positive impact on the world.
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  • How big of a role did the affordability of GCC play in your college decision making process?
    Grove City’s affordability played a big part in my college decision. While it wasn’t the first feature of the college that caught my attention, it was great to know that I wouldn’t have to compromise the chance to have excellent academic experience because of the high price of education.   

    How has your faith been strengthened and perhaps even challe...Read More

  • I was introduced to Grove City College by my sister who came here three years before me.  What really drew me to attend here was the balanced combination of rigorous academics and authentic Christian values the college p...Read More

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    I'm the second person in my family to attend Grove City College — my older brother came here and absolutely loved it. I like the fact that it's a small Christian school, but it's big enough at the same time. One of my favorite parts of campus is the buildings — I think they're beautiful. I also like having my friends near me – it's so nice to just go ...Read More

  • ​Knight to F5 ... Bishop to C3 ... Queen to D8 … Checkmate. It may only take a handful of moves for Azzama Bochenkova ’15 and her relentless strategy to capture your king.

    Bochenkova, a member of the Grove City College Chess Club, is “the strongest player I know about that Grove City has ever had,” according to Dr. Dorian Yeager, chess club advisor and professor of computer science and mathematics. “It’s her analysis of the game. She analyzes positions really well.”

    She came t...Read More