Grove City College owns a top spot on Best Colleges.com’s 2017 ranking of the 50 best colleges in Pennsylvania, putting the small private liberal arts college in the elite company of the Keystone State’s best known and respected private and public colleges and universities.

Best Colleges’ boiled down data from nearly 450 accredited, not-for-profit schools in the state to come up with the rankings. Their methodology put the heaviest weight on academic quality and affordability. The online college choice website ranked Grove City College the 17th best college in Pennsylvania, noting the College’s “holistic approach” to education.

“Each student receives an inclusive learning experience that incorporates the humanities, social and laboratory sciences, and foreign languages into the rigorous curriculum,” according to Best Colleges.

The College’s distinctive and inclusive character also earned notice.

“Grove City College’s Christian-oriented courses encourage spiritual growth and the exploration of faith while welcoming students from all denominations. A leader among Pennsylvania colleges, Grove City College’s academic programs reflect a mission to produce ethical leaders equipped with the skills necessary to effectively engage in the modern world. The curriculum emphasizes the Christian perspective of neighborly love in a free society,” Best Colleges concluded.

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