Faith and Freedom

​Faith and Freedom​​​​

From its founding in 1876, Grove City College has provided its students with an excellent academic education in a thoroughly Christian environment. Committed to the individual freedom that is at the heart of American life, Grove City College remains free from government influence and advocates a free market philosophy, both in the classroom and how the College runs its operations, keeping annual tuition and associated costs low for families.

Grove City College is committed to religious freedom and avoids narrow sectarianism, encouraging a diverse student body from a variety of faith perspectives, socioeconomic backgrounds and ethnic heritage.

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History

​When the College was chartered, a broad, Christian-based cultural consensus prevailed in America. By charter, the doors of the College were open to qualified students "without regard to religious test or belief."

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Wedding Information

​Harbison Chapel not only serves as the center of the religious life at Grove City College, but also as a beautiful wedding venue for brides and grooms from around the world.

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Supreme Court Case

​In order to preserve and protect its independence, Grove City College refused federal student aid beginning in the mid-1980s.

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Past Presidents

Grove City College was the dream and lifelong work of the Ketler and Pew families. In 1876, Grove City College began with 13 students. By the turn of the century, the enrollment had grown to 660 students.

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Mission

When Grove City College was chartered, a broad, Christian-based cultural consensus prevailed in America. By charter, the doors of the College were open to qualified students "without regard to religious test or belief."​

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Dining

Visitors to Grove City College are welcomed by numerous dining options both on and off campus. 

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