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Grove City College prepares students in the sciences for careers in a variety of fields, from medicine to optometry, and from teaching to graduate school.
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The humanities core curriculum is one of the unique benefits of a Grove City College education. Regardless of major, students leave Grove City College with a solid understanding of the ideas, literature and art that shape our world.
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While our academics are rigorous, students are offered a wealth of services from both faculty and staff including tutoring, academic counseling and mentoring.
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At Grove City College students have the freedom to explore their talents in areas like music, sculpture, photography and theater.

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Grove City College offers an excellent classical liberal arts education. With over 50 programs of study and a curriculum designed to educate the whole person, Grove City College students are equipped with both specialized knowledge in their chosen major as well as cultural understanding to be leaders across a diverse range of professional fields and industries. All Grove City College students complete rigorous coursework in the humanities, social sciences, laboratory sciences and foreign languages.  Our students and faculty are a community of well rounded thinkers committed to using their education and God-given gifts to be instruments for good. 


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Department of Communication Studies

​Situating the study of human communication as a robust theological, philosophical, and cultural locus of intellectual inquiry, the Department of Communication studies nurtures socially responsible, engaged citizens who can interpret and evaluate the images and messages they create and receive.

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Department of History

As developing historians, students use their God-given reason to assess historical events critically and accurately.

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Department of Business

​The Department of Business at Grove City College develops high caliber, ethical leaders equipped with the technical and theoretical business skills to excel in a wide range of industries and professions.

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Department of Computer Science

Offering majors in computer science and computer information systems, as well as a minor in computer science, students receive specialized instruction in software and programming languages, hardware, algorithms, applications and computation theory.

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Special Education

Our special education students enjoy rigorous coursework tailored to help them understand the special circumstances many children face.​​


 
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Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology at Grove City College prepares students to excel in both competitive graduate programs and careers in sociology.

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Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Grove City College prepares students to excel in graduate and postgraduate study and for immediate employment in a wide variety of industries including education, computer and information sciences, actuarial science and business.

 

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Department of Accounting

​​The Department of Accounting at Grove City College prepares students for a lifetime of learning and for careers in public accounting, corporate accounting and the non-profit sector.

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At Grove City College, learning occurs everywhere. Whether it’s news about academic conferences and lectures or art exhibitions and theater productions, get the latest news and events here.

Our Students:

Grove City College has a reputation for high academic standards. It’s an intellectually stimulating place marked by challenging coursework, open debate and diverse learning opportunities. Consequently, Grove City College attracts a different type of student. Our students are insatiable learners committed to using their intellect, curiosity and passion to make a positive impact on the world.
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  • Do you feel like you made any concessions to come to a school that is reasonably priced?
    One of the things that drew me most to GCC was that I didn’t feel I had to make any compromises despite the lower tuition. It is a school that is fiscally responsible and uses its money better than other schools.

    What are some of the ways you have been spiritually engaged while at GCC?
    You name it! Grove City College offers group Bible studi...Read More

  • How does the tuition cost of Grove City College compare to the other schools you looked at during your college selection?
    One of the main reasons I ended up choosing Grove City was its affordability. GCC’s tuition was half that of the other school I applied to, and was still significantly cheaper even after factoring in the significant academic scholarship that the other institution offered me. Thanks to Grove City College, I am happy to say that, in an era in which so ...Read More

  • When I began my college search, I had the following qualifications to help guide me in my decision: I wanted a comfortable social environment, a spiritual environment I could be challenged in, and finally, a quality education in the field of music. Grove City College not only met these qualifications, but surpassed my e...Read More

  • My advisor, Dr. Horton, has really helped me overcome some of the challenges that have come up in my years in the program. The liberal arts education provided at GCC has truly enhanced my overall experience as a psychology student. Classes such as Civilization and Speculative Mind gave me the opportunity to analyze aspects of human behavior within history...Read More