Grove City College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Grove City College is 15:1, and the school has 45.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Grove City College include: English Language and Literature, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; Mechanical Engineering; Molecular Biology; and Speech Communication and Rhetoric. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 90.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Foreign languages
Mathematics Sciences (biological or physical)
Philosophy Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
English Language and Literature, General 7%
Elementary Education and Teaching 6%
Mechanical Engineering 5%
Molecular Biology 5%
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 8%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified No
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 91%
4-year graduation rate 78%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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