Grove City College is a College of Distinction, recognized for its overall excellence, Christian character, standout education, business, and engineering programs and for supporting student success through the Career Services Office.
Colleges of Distinction, an online college search resource, draws on in-depth research to highlight schools that exemplify its Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes. Colleges of Distinction schools enable students to have a fulfilling, individualized college experience.
“Grove City College’s inclusion is informed by the unique ways it commits to achieving success. The effective strategies for student satisfaction and outcomes were the kinds of engaging experiences found at Grove City College,” said Wes Creel, founder of Colleges of Distinction.
The selection process comprises a sequence of in-depth research and detailed interviews with the schools about each institution’s freshman experience and retention efforts alongside its general education programs, career development, strategic plan, student satisfaction, and more. In addition to being a College of Distinction, Grove City College is recognized as a Christian College of Distinction and a statewide standout.
Academically excellent programs offered in education, business and engineering also drew the attention of Colleges of Distinction based on their comprehensive curricula, accreditation, breadth of program, advising and mentoring, integration of career services, and successful outcomes for students.
“Grove City College has met these needs with a blend of liberal arts education, program-specific training, and abundant opportunities for real-world application,” Tyson Schritter, chief operating officer at Colleges of Distinction, said. “It’s wonderful to see how Grove City College really exemplifies these qualities.”
The College also earned a special recognition for the work its nationally ranked Career Services Office does guiding students to their callings and helping out with internships, jobs and more.
“Grove City College offers resources and provides unparalleled support throughout every stage of career exploration, development, and application,” Schritter said. “The Career Development recognition goes beyond mock interviews and job board postings. Grove City College brings career readiness into the classroom, making intentional connections between students of all majors and the careers they pursue after graduation. It’s the kind of innovative, ingrained career preparation strategies that make the College’s outstanding Career Center worthy of praise,” Schritter said
To see Grove City College’s College of Distinction profile, visit collegesofdistinction.com. To arrange a personalized visit to Grove City College, see gcc.edu/Info/visit.