Grove City College Rankings

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In the World#3367 of 14178
In North America#985 of 2629
In the United States#912 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#57 of 155
In Grove City#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Undenominational
Acceptance rate
79%
Average SAT
1257
Average ACT
27
Avg. cost to attend
$22,344 /y
Aid receiving
77%
Undergraduates
2,272
Male:Female Ratio
52:48
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
gcc.edu

Grove City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%75%85%
Applicants1,697924773
Admissions1,348694654
Freshmen enrolled full time490267223

283 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

29 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
410 or 84%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1130
or below

75% of them
had 1384
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Grove City College are 1130-1384 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
182 or 37%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Grove City College are 23-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Other Tests Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2089 (92%)
Two or more races70 (3%)
Asian44 (2%)
Hispanic27 (1%)
Nonresident Alien17 (0.7%)
Black or African American15 (0.7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown7 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,344/year
Average aid awarded
$7,055
Students receiving aid
77%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$18,470
Tuition in-state$18,470
Tuition out-of-state$18,470

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,249
Combined charge for room and board$10,060
Room charge$6,160
Meal charge$3,900

Grove City College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Speech Communication and Rhetoric38
Biology & Biological Sciences, General38
Mechanical Engineering35
Business Administration and Management, General31
Accounting25
Marketing & Marketing Management, General25
Computer Science23
Psychology, General20
Special Education and Teaching, General19
Electrical and Electronics Engineering19
Early Childhood Education and Teaching18
Finance, General18
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies18
Kinesiology and Exercise Science17
Biochemistry14
General Literature14
Political Science and Government, General14
Religion & Religious Studies11
International Business & Trade & Commerce10
Mathematics, General9
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other9
English & Language Arts Teacher Education8
Chemistry, General8
Economics, General8
Physics, General6
History, General6
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching5
Social Studies Teacher Education4
Music, General4
Sociology4
Chemistry Teacher Education3
Accounting and Computer Science3
Business & Managerial Economics3
Molecular Biology2
Conservation Biology2
Spanish Language Teacher Education2
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2
French Language and Literature2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Music Management1
Neuroscience1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music Performance, General1
Music Teacher Education1
Philosophy1
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other1
Grand Total506
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%82%88%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

Publications & Citations

Publications
399
Citations
8,616

Publication count by topic

Psychology
62
Chemistry
48
Biology
33
Computer science
31
Physics
22
Engineering
22
History
21
Sociology
20
Political science
15
Art
15
Medicine
15
Materials science
15
Economics
14
Mathematics
13
Environmental science
12
Philosophy
11
Geography
6
Geology
4
Business
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology15504,487
Philosophy185415
Sociology2136269
Physics2200742
History23817
Computer science3020745
Political science353120
Engineering3533154
Economics358554
Materials science3660306
Geology379914
Environmental science381582
Chemistry3949461
Biology4012456
Medicine4203252
Geography442216
Mathematics460555

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990510
19911211
1992218
1993516
1994116
1995322
1996729
1997615
1998322
1999425
2000738
20011251
2002653
20034126
20049163
20057187
20065190
200715254
200814318
200915319
201019373
201113448
201215520
201312619
201417658
201519608
201618592
20179572
201822555
201919607
202020628

General info

Alternative namesGCC
Founded1876
WikipediaGrove City College
MottoLux Mea
My Light
Colorscrimson, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address100 Campus Dr
Grove City, Pennsylvania, 16127-2104
United States
City population8,000
Phone7244582000
Fax+1 (724) 458 3395

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