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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 Philosophy

​The Department of Philosophy at Grove City College provides students the opportunity to examine essential ideas of human thought and ethical action from a Christian perspective and prepares them to excel in varied careers and top graduate and professional programs.

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Theatre Program

All Grove City College students, regardless of major, are welcome to audition for our theatre productions and work on any of our many production crews. Check out our past and upcoming productions.

 

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Department of Physics

​Through meaningful research opportunities, innovative teaching and state-of-the-art facilities, students become physicists in the fullest sense.

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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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Office of International Education

​At Grove City College, we believe that travel is essential for growth. That’s why we make it as easy and affordable as possible for our students to study abroad.

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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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Elementary Education

​Studying elementary education at Grove City College prepares students to become leaders in the classroom — and in their profession at large​.

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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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  • Grove City College has a renowned entrepreneurship program. Many of the professors in the department have been extremely successful in starting their own businesses and have great experiences to share. Because I have had a life-long goal of going to culinary school and starting a restaurant after college, this program was exactly what I was looking ...Read More

  • I thought about attending an art school because I love to draw and paint. However, I knew I also wanted a place where I would be strengthened in my Christian faith. I wanted to learn from professors with Christian worldviews and get connected to an encouraging community.

    Grove City College has lived up to my expectations.  I’ve been able grow in my faith through genuine relationships with my friends and professors. And as a Communications Studies major with a Studio Art minor, I’m...Read More

  • I didn’t originally plan on majoring in philosophy, but after taking a western civilizations course and reading Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, I wanted to try out a philosophy course. After taking Intro to Ethics and 20th Centu...Read More

  • Being the youngest of four siblings who all attended Grove City College, I developed an early love for the school. As early as my freshman year in high school, my sister—studying economics—would come home during breaks, tell me all the fascinating things she was learning in her classes and recommend books I would like. I was immediately hooked and could hardly wait to apply.

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