​529 Plan

A 529 plan (named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code) is a college savings plan that allows families to establish a tax advantaged savings vehicle for educational purposes. 529 plans can work in two ways: as an investment account from which families can withdraw funds for education, or as plan through which future tuition credits can be purchased at a price that is locked in at the current tuition rate of the school in question. However, while there are a number of 529 plans nationally and the investment option is a component of all of them, the majority of the plans are state run and eligible for purchase of tuition credits almost exclusively at public schools. 

Grove City College is pleased to partner with the Private College 529Plan in providing this savings opportunity for our students and their families. In addition to the investment option, the Private College 529 Plan also allows participants to “lock in” tuition rates which provide cost certainty for future semesters at Grove City College. More information about this plan may be found at: https://www.privatecollege529.com.  

The information contained herein should not be construed as tax or investment advice. As always, before making any financial decision, it is important to research the issue and obtain advice from licensed professionals.

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State Grants and Scholarships

Although Grove City College does not participate in federal financial aid programs, many state grant and scholarship programs can be used to assist students of the College.

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Student Loans

​Because Grove City College does not accept, nor does it certify, any loans under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (Stafford and Parent PLUS Loans) students must select private, alternative loans, which are available from most lenders, in order to borrow.

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529 Plans

A 529 plan (named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code) is a college savings plan that allows families to establish a tax advantaged savings vehicle for educational purposes.

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Financial Aid FAQ

​Frequently asked questions about financial aid at Grove City College. 

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Financial Aid Brochure

​Download our Financial Aid Brochure to learn more about at financial aid at Grove City College.

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Outside Scholarships

​Scholarships from private sources outside of Grove City College provide an additional source of financial assistance for students.

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