45%

Acceptance Rate

$31,513

Avg.Financial Aid

003268

FAFSA Code

About Gettysburg College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,441

Website

WWW.GETTYSBURG.EDU

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Gettysburg College is a private university located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Taking into account all the courses offered at Gettysburg College, the total enrolment stands at 2,370. The school has an academic staff of 263 who teach various courses to the students. There are around 52% of the students who are females and 48% are males at Gettysburg College. At GC, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. Carol Bellamy, Jerry Spinelli, Fred F. Fielding, and Ron Paul are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. GC offers a total of 31 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

300 N Washington St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7173376300
Fax: 7173376797
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15-Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

45%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $60, as part of the admission process at GC. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Gettysburg College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325. To gather more information, they can call them at (717) 337-6300.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$35,197

Average Annual Cost

$54,480

Books And Supplies

$500

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,010

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,000

Total One Year Cost

$68,990

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to GC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $71,850. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($56,390), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($13,460), and budget for other expenses ($1,000). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

90%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$556

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Political Science and Government

71 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

69 Graduates

Economics

55 Graduates

Psychology, General

48 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

44 Graduates

History

41 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

40 Graduates

Biology, General

35 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

30 Graduates

Sociology

26 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

19 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

17 Graduates

Philosophy

16 Graduates

Physics

15 Graduates

Area Studies

14 Graduates

International/Global Studies

14 Graduates

Mathematics

13 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

12 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

12 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

11 Graduates

Anthropology

10 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

9 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

8 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

6 Graduates

Music

6 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

5 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

4 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

4 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,441

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

15%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

74% White

2% Unknown

4% Black

9% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

70%

Out Of State

27%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$84,885 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Yes

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

94%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,980/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,030/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,030/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bullets

School Colors

orange and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Centennial Conference

Total Male Athletes

387

Total Female Athletes

293

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

14

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,460 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at GC costs around $6,030 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At GC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 48% male and 52% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$43,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$56,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,000

$23,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$218 - 239

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

83%

Average Aid Per Year

$31,513

Students Receiving Federal Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,016

Students Receiving State Aid

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,670

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

82%

Average Aid Per Year

$30,581

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$54,507

$30K - $48K

$53,613

$48K - $75K

$47,629

$75K - $110K

$41,965

> $110K

$28,320

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$61,067,837

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,774,887

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at GC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,629, whereas the financial aid is $33,030. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,458 and institutional aid worth $33,030. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Gettysburg College amount to $61,067,837 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $5,774,887.

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