Grove City College ranks among the best colleges and universities in the nation, standing out as a leading Christian liberal arts and sciences college that provides academic excellence, fosters a faithful community, and maintains a commitment to affordability. While we measure success by inspired students and successful graduates, we welcome the recognition of the high quality and profound value of a Grove City College education.
The College was included in Princeton Review's 'The 385 Best Colleges,' placing Grove City College among the best of the best from more 2,500 four-year colleges and universities and in the top 15% of schools nationally. Overall, the College’s accessibility of professors, academics, and campus quality of life were all in the top 25%. More
Grove City College was identified by the Princeton Review as one of 200 colleges in their “The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment.” The Princeton Review looked at 40 weighted data points – everything from academics, cost, financial aid, and student debt to statistics on graduation rates, alumni salaries, and job satisfaction – and concluded that Grove City College features stellar academics, affordable costs, and strong career prospects for graduates. More
The College is ranked in the top tier of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges based on a number of factors, including graduation and retention rates, faculty quality, student selectivity, financial resources, assessments by other colleges and high school counselors, and alumni giving. U.S. News also ranks our engineering program as one of the best in its class. More
Grove City College made PayScale’s top 20 list of Best Value National Liberal Arts Colleges. The ranking, which recognizes the College’s record in positive graduate outcomes, is based on PayScale’s College ROI (return on investment) report, which looks at the monetary return on a college education based on the cost of attendance, earning potential of alumni, or a combination of the two. According to PayScale, Grove City College’s ROI is $374,000 over 20 years, the average early career salary is $50,700, and the average mid-career salary is $101,200. More
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Grove City College is one of 300 American colleges and universities that’s worth the investment of time and tuition according to Forbes’ “America’s Best Value Colleges 2019,” which identifies schools that “provide students with the most value for the dollar.” Grove City College is ranked in several categories. More
Grove City College is highly ranked nationally among private colleges and schools in the Northeast region. The financial news organization cited Grove City College’s excellent return on investment for students. More
Since 2009, the Young America’s Foundation has consistently listed Grove City College as a “Top Conservative College.” The list ranks the overall experience colleges offer and weighs whether an institution provides a holistic conservative experience for students. More
Grove City College was ranked as one of the top 20 colleges in the country with the friendliest students by Niche. The website features a host of rankings demonstrating the College’s quality and affordability.
Grove City College is a College of Distinction, recognized for years for excelling in the “Four Distinctions” of engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes. It earned additional accolades for its engineering, education and business programs and is also designated a Christian College of Distinction. More
American colleges and universities may be liberal strongholds for the most part, but there are some outstanding institutions of higher learning that still cater to conservative values. Grove City College is ranked #3 on Newsmax's '40 Best Colleges for Conservative Values' list. More
Grove City College’s Newman Club is #28 on Best College Reviews’ list of the “50 Best College Newman Centers.” Newman Centers cater to the needs of Catholic students at colleges and universities across the country.
“The Newman Club at Grove City College is dedicated to educating students of all faith traditions who are interested in the Catholic faith. The club offers fellowship and community for Catholics on campus, opportunity to attend Mass, book clubs, dinners, social events, and regular meetings,” according to Best College Reviews, an online independent college review journal. More
College Raptor identified Grove City College as its number one Hidden Gem College for Teaching and one of just three Pennsylvania schools singled out for distinction in as Hidden Gem in the Northeast. More
Guided by scriptural ethics and Christian teachings, the College’s approach to education yields a 94% freshmen retention rate and an 83% graduation rate, placing it at the top of this regional ranking. More
On quality, affordability, value, and outcomes, Grove City College’s Christ-centered learning and living community earns a top spot. More
Grove City College was singled out for its aesthetic ethos and commitment to campus beauty. More
Grove City College’s course offerings and outcomes – graduates ranked 11th in the nation for success on the CPA exam. More
Grove City College’s ABET-accredited programs in mechanical engineering and in electrical and computer engineering are among the nation’s best. More
Grove City College’s historical commitment to affordability, coupled with need- and merit-based aid and scholarship opportunities, contributed to this regional distinction. More