Current Students ​​​​

Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you. Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physics and the campus have to offer. Research opportunities, unique work experiences and student clubs and organizations are just a few of the ways our students get involved.

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  • ​My sister goes to Grove City College. And when my family and I went with her to freshman orientation, I couldn’t believe what I heard!

    The professors who spoke at orientation clearly demonstrated that they were aligned with my beliefs in God as well as with my expectations for excellence in academics and in my personal life. I liked that they were committed to academic achievement as well as the importance of following Christ and his plan for one’s life.

    Right there a...Read More

  • ​For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to start my own business. So when I was looking for a college, I knew any college I chose would have to have a strong entrepreneurship program.

    Also, I wanted my college education to be affordable. I didn’t want to be burdened by tons of student loan debt. Instead, I wanted to be free to follow my dreams and find my way in the world.

    Even though I received scholarships from other schools, Grove City College was still the least ...Read More

  • I chose Grove City College for its rigorous academics, renowned for preparing students for their futures. As a senior, I can say that I was not disappointed. The work required to succeed in the physics curriculum was a challenge, but also an immensely satisfying achievement.  In addition, I have benefited greatly from the intimate size of the Department of Physics at Grove City College, enjoying close and regular inte...Read More

  • ​My daily commute to Grove City College gives me the best of all worlds: tuition is affordable, I pay no room and board, and I can continue to work evenings. Plus it gives me a bit of private time before class. It’s making my dream of getting a quality education a reality for me.

    Grove City College has a great reputation, so I know that I’ll be able to find a good job in my major when I graduate....Read More

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Minor in Astronomy

​The minor includes coursework in stars, galaxies, cosmology, astrophysics and observational astronomy.

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After Graduation

​Upon graduation, students are prepared for graduate work in physics, teaching at the secondary level, medical, dental, business or law school, technical sales and more.

 
 
 
 
 

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Minor in Physics

​Students gain a foundational knowledge of the process of scientific investigation, including modern computational and laboratory methods.

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Physics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics secondary education take 116 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences​.​

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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physics and the campus have to offer.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​ Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education.

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