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Gettysburg College
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  • 4 Year
  • GETTYSBURG, PA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

300 N WASHINGTON ST
GETTYSBURG, PA 17325
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Centennial Conference
From Gettysburg College

Gettysburg is a national college of liberal arts and sciences located in the world-famous town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Our 2,400 students are actively involved in an academically rigorous and personally challenging educational experience. With an average class size of 18 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1, everyone plays a role. At Gettysburg, learning often means doing—doing everything. Students engage in cutting-edge research, study across the globe, and serve the community of Gettysburg and beyond. There are no bystanders here.

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Gettysburg College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
56%
SAT Range
1280-1430
ACT Range
28-32
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$35,794 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$38,858 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 39 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 59 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 59 responses

Majors

Business, Organizations, and Management Major

academic spotlight

The Business, Organizations, and Management major is designed to give students not only a solid grounding in core principles of business, but to do so within a framework that extends beyond traditional pedagogical views for studying and teaching business.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,517 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
11
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Work hard, play hard
    46%
  • Intelligent
    19%
  • Stressed
    11%
  • Preppy
    8%
  • Self Absorbed
    8%
  • Jaded
    5%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 65 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 63 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Beautiful.
    32%
  • Interesting
    17%
  • Isolated
    13%
  • Incredibly Amazing and Special
    11%
  • Liberal
    11%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Alright
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
82%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 30 responses

Gettysburg College Reviews

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