College Profile: Grove City College

 
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Grove City College is an Christian liberal arts college in Grove City, Pennsylvania, about sixty-five miles north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to the College Bulletin, its stated three-fold mission is to provide an excellent education at an affordable price in a thoroughly Christian environment. College president Richard Jewell has said, "The two tenets that this school is most about are faith and freedom." The school emphasizes a humanities core curriculum, which endorses the Judeo-Christian Western tradition and the free market. While loosely associated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), the college is non-denominational and does not require students to sign a statement of faith, though they are required to attend sixteen chapel services per semester. Grove City has an acceptance rate around 45%. As many as 80-90% of students choose to interview on campus. The average SAT score of the 2011 incoming freshman class was 1269. The average ACT score of the 2011 incoming freshmen class was 28. About 14% of its most recent freshman class are either high school valedictorians or salutatorians. The average GPA of entering freshmen is 3.71 unweighted and 3.85 weighted. The average SAT scores were as follows : Math -- 644, Critical Reading -- 635 and Writing -- Not reported.
 
100 Campus Dr
Grove City, PA
16127-2104
724-458-2000 (general)
724-458-3300 (financial aid)
724-458-2100 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting Town: Distant
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Deferment only - limited participation
Relgious Affiliation Undenominational

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
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Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
2,380 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
1,481 Fall Applicants2,333 Total Dormitory Capacity
1,247 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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