Student & Alumni Success

What our alumni are saying...

Learn about our student and alumni achievements

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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  • How big of a role did the affordability of GCC play in your college decision making process?
    Affordability was the deciding factor that prompted me to choose Grove City over other Christian institutions.

    How does the tuition cost of Grove City College compare to the other schools you looked at during your college selection?
    Grove City was the most affordable institution that I looked at.

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  • How does the tuition cost of Grove City College compare to the other schools you looked at during your college selection?
    I think the tuition cost was very affordable, especially when compared to the quality of the academics.

    Do you feel like you made any concessions to come to a school that is reasonably priced?
    There’s not the feeling of a big university here, and there aren’t many people. But that’s not...Read More

  • How big of a role did the affordability of GCC play in your college decision making process?
    Price is, of course, a large concern in choosing a college. I chose GCC because I am confident that the investment is worth it, and with the conviction that my money is purchasing me a high-level education combined with excellent moral values. 

    Do you feel like you made any concessions to come to a school that is reasonably priced?Read More

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Internships

​The Department of Physics at Grove City College is committed to helping its students secure internships at some of the nation’s leading research facilities to advance their studies in specific interest areas.

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Summer Research Projects

Take an in-depth look at recent Grove City College student and faculty scholarly work in the Hopeman School of Science, Engineering and Mathematics.​

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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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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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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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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​ Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education.

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