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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 Political Science

The Department believes in the principles of constitutional government and the advancement of individual, economic, civil and religious liberty.

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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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Department of Entrepreneurship

​The department fosters an academic environment that includes real-world entrepreneurial experience, an idea-generating culture and an emphasis on ethical decision-making.

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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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Modern Languages

​The Department of Modern Languages at Grove City College prepares students to excel in competitive graduate programs and careers across a wide range of industries. The Department offers degree programs in French and Spanish and minors in Chinese and German.

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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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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 Physical Education

​The Department of Physical Education and Athletics at Grove City College prepares students to excel in a wide variety of graduate and professional programs and for diverse careers in health-related professions.

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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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  • The question we get asked most often is, “How did you end up at Grove City College?” As brothers raised in a missionary family in Africa, it may seem surprising that we chose to attend a small school in western Pennsylvania, but our reasons were simple: low cost and strong academics. Grove City Colege not only met both of these criteria, but was also recommended by two of our cousins who are alumni.

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  • Despite Grove City College’s modest size, the Department of History offers a broad range of historical topics. From ancient history to constitutional law or American sports history to modern African history, the history department has a topic for every interest. Because the department does not require students to select a concentration, we have the opportu...Read More

  • 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

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    I heard of Grove City College’s reputation from many different sources and was resolved to investigate the College further. My candid conversations with Dr. Markley, the chair of Grove City College...Read More