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Gettysburg College
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  • 4 Year
  • GETTYSBURG, PA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  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 2,600 students are actively involved in an academically rigorous and personally challenging educational experience. With an average class size of 17 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 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
48%
SAT Range
1200-1370
ACT Range
26-30
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$34,850 / 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
$37,000 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 47 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 47 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.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,517 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
11
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Work hard, play hard
    54%
  • Intelligent
    17%
  • Preppy
    13%
  • Jaded
    8%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Self Absorbed
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 53 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 51 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Beautiful.
    40%
  • Interesting
    17%
  • Isolated
    11%
  • Incredibly Amazing and Special
    9%
  • Liberal
    6%
  • Alright
    3%
  • Anxious
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
84%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
73%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 26 responses

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