79%

Acceptance Rate

$7,025

Avg.Financial Aid

G03269

FAFSA Code

About Grove City College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,338

Website

www.gcc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Undenominational

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Grove City College is a private, Undenominational university located in Grove City, PA. The university covers an area of 180 acres. In 1876, Grove City College was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Grove City College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Lux Mea (Latin) and its official colors are crimson and white. Across all the courses offered at Grove City College, the enrolment stands at 2,272. The school has a total of 150 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Speaking of gender distribution, there are around 47% of the students who are females and 53% are males at Grove City College. At GCC, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. In its 144 years of existence, GCC has produced several known personalities like Edward D. Breen (Businessperson), Peter Boettke (Economist), Paul McNulty (Lawyer), and David M. Bailey (Songwriter, Singer). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. At GCC, 37 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). US$125 million is the total value of endowment of the Grove City College.

Location & Contact

Address

100 Campus Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7244582000
Fax: 7244583395
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. Grove City College has been ranked at the 381st position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

20-Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

79%

SAT Range

1085 - 1275

ACT Range

24 - 30

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at GCC. The SAT score in the range of 1130-1384 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Grove City College, must score 26 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 23 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 100 Campus Dr, Grove City, Pennsylvania 16127-2104. They can also call them at (724) 458-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,187

Average Annual Cost

$17,930

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,770

Budget For Other Expenses

$850

Total One Year Cost

$29,550

Before applying to GCC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $30,380 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($18,470), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($10,060), and budget for other expenses ($850) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

88%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

NA

Male Professors

NA

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Communication and Media Studies

53 Graduates

Biology, General

51 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

41 Graduates

Psychology, General

33 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

32 Graduates

Political Science and Government

32 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

32 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

30 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

29 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

27 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

25 Graduates

Computer Science

25 Graduates

Marketing

24 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

23 Graduates

Literature

22 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

21 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

20 Graduates

History

18 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

17 Graduates

Sociology

16 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

14 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

11 Graduates

Economics

10 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

International Business

8 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Accounting and Computer Science

5 Graduates

Engineering-Related Fields

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

4 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

2 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,338

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

N/A

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

52%

US National: 44%

Female

48%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

91% White

1% Unknown

1% Black

1% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

50%

Out Of State

49%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 96% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

96%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,980/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,790/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,790/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wolverine

School Colors

crimson and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Presidents' Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

10

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At GCC, $10,060 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Grove City College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,790 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At GCC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 53% male and 47% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

61%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,025

Students Receiving State Aid

19%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,142

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

60%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,088

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,487,336

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at GCC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. An average financial aid of around $6,468 is disbursed to the students at GCC. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,343, while the institutional aid is $6,468. At GCC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $2,487,336 per year.

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