Current Students ​​​​

Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you. Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physics and the campus have to offer. Research opportunities, unique work experiences and student clubs and organizations are just a few of the ways our students get involved.

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  • ​For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to start my own business. So when I was looking for a college, I knew any college I chose would have to have a strong entrepreneurship program.

    Also, I wanted my college education to be affordable. I didn’t want to be burdened by tons of student loan debt. Instead, I wanted to be free to follow my dreams and find my way in the world.

    Even though I received scholarships from other schools, Grove City College was still the least ...Read More

  • I chose Grove City College for its rigorous academics, renowned for preparing students for their futures. As a senior, I can say that I was not disappointed. The work required to succeed in the physics curriculum was a challenge, but also an immensely satisfying achievement.  In addition, I have benefited greatly from the intimate size of the Department of Physics at Grove City College, enjoying close and regular inte...Read More

  • ​I’ve lived all over the world and believe that the true purpose of education is to feed and educate the whole person. At Grove City College I found the emphasis on the humanities I wanted and the Christian environment I needed.

    I was able to examine, reflect and appreciate what I learned from past generations — the values that were passed on to me and the sense of honor and respect that helped me to become the person I am today.

    I enjoyed living, working and learning ...Read More

  • A friend recommended Grove City College to me and I'm glad she did. What I like best is that I'm able to pursue all my passions here.

    Faith remains at the center of everything, which encourages me to explore and learn more, including developing a deeper understanding of other denominations. T...Read More

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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physics and the campus have to offer.

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Physics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics secondary education take 116 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences​.​

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Minor in Astronomy

​The minor includes coursework in stars, galaxies, cosmology, astrophysics and observational astronomy.

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Minor in Physics

​Students gain a foundational knowledge of the process of scientific investigation, including modern computational and laboratory methods.

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Facilities and Equipment

​Physics faculty and students at Grove City College use cutting-edge equipment inside and outside of the classroom and lab to conduct research and publish their findings in leading science journals.

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B.S. in Physics

The Bachelor of Science degree in physics prepares students for professional programs, graduate study and immediate employment.

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