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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 Students2,491
   Women1,265 (50.8%)
   Men1,226 (49.2%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate81% of 1,530 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 GPA3.72
SAT Math602 average
537-665 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading603 average
542-669 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite27 average
24-29 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$25,872
Tuition and Fees
$15,550
Room and Board
$8,472
Average Percent of Need Met55%
Average Freshman Award$7,253
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$29,959

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
135
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 14% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Grove City Population8,232
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPittsburgh
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing97% of freshmen, 94% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
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Sororities18% of women participate
Fraternities16% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
0.7% Black/African-American
1.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
93.9% White
0.1% Unknown
International Students0.8% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning88.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
76.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
96%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
24%
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.61 3.82 585 576 582 27
Low 2.00 3.01 450 490 480 23
High 4.00 4.33 740 720 720 32
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