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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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Theatre Program

All Grove City College students, regardless of major, are welcome to audition for our theatre productions and work on any of our many production crews. Check out our past and upcoming productions.

 

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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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Department of Sociology

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

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Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Grove City College prepares students to excel in graduate and postgraduate study and for immediate employment in a wide variety of industries including education, computer and information sciences, actuarial science and business.

 

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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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Elementary Education

​Studying elementary education at Grove City College prepares students to become leaders in the classroom — and in their profession at large​.

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Department of Chemistry

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

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Department of Economics

​The Department of Economics at Grove City College equips students not simply for careers in economics and graduate school, but to be contributors to a free and virtuous society.

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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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  • Becoming a Sociology Major at Grove City College has been one of the most rewarding decisions I have made. I chose to study sociology because I knew that whatever job I pursued would have to include a great deal of interpersonal interactions.

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  • How big of a role did the affordability of GCC play in your college decision making process?
    During my junior and senior years of high school I was very interested in attending the University of Pittsburgh, where I was hoping to continue on to medical school after finishing my undergraduate degree. However, as my parents expertly pointed out, Grove City was just a much more affordable choice. That affordability extends beyond tuition. At a school like Pit...Read More

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    I decided to come to Grove City College because of the amazing value that the school provides. When I was being recruited for different football programs in the area, Grove City College always stood out to me as an institution that placed academics first.

    The reason that I chose to major in accounting is beca...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