Grove City College
Grove City, PA 16127-2104

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,336
Religious affiliation Undenominational
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,333 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

82%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Grove City College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,517 applications and 1,251 students were granted admission. Grove City College is at the #80 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 46% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 83% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1060 to 1325
ACT23 to 29

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Grove City College's tuition was $16,630 for all students regardless of residency (37.9% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$20,483
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$16,630
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$16,630
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 77% of Grove City College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. -- of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Grove City College in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

--
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
--
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
77%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Grove City College has enrolled a total of 2,336 students (2,283 students full-time and 53 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,336 students, 29 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

2,336
Total Enrollment
29
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 93%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 2%

Hispanic: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Black/African American: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Grove City College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 23% 126
Education 9% 48
Physical Sciences 6% 34
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 6% 32
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 26
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 3% 18
Psychology 3% 14
Philosophy And Religious Studies 2% 12
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 12
Social Sciences 2% 10

Graduation & Dropout Rates

81%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Grove City College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

--
Still enrolled
10%
Dropout rate
9%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Grove City College.

Westminster College
13.2 mile away
Thiel College
23.7 mile away
Geneva College
29.3 mile away
Allegheny College
34.2 mile away
La Roche College
40.7 mile away
Robert Morris University
44.4 mile away