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Grove City College

Grove City, PA

Grove City, founded in 1876, is a church-affiliated college of liberal arts and sciences. Its 150-acre campus is located near the center of Grove City, about 60 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Web Sitewww.gcc.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students2,509
   Women1,269 (50.6%)
   Men1,240 (49.4%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate88% of 1,492 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.73
SAT Math600 average
532-661 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading603 average
538-673 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite26 average
24-29 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$26,806
Tuition and Fees
$16,154
Room and Board
$8,802
Average Percent of Need Met51%
Average Freshman Award$6,958
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$31,634

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
150
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Grove City Population8,232
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPittsburgh
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 95% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
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Sororities17% of women participate
Fraternities 17% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
0.7% Black/African-American
1.3% Hispanic/Latino
1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
93.9% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students0.7% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning91.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
77.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
14.4%
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.71 3.73 612 583 557 25
Low 3.26 3.26 460 460 410 18
High 4.00 4.20 760 780 760 35
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