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At Gustavus, students find answers to questions through discovery and imagination. Physics students minor in art or music, theatre students minor in chemistry and English, and economics students minor in peace, justice, and conflict studies. Students get involved on- and off-campus, making a positive difference in the world by acting on the great challenges of our time.
Inquiring minds become sharing minds, and at Gustavus you’ll leave with more than a major and a diploma. You’ll be a part of special community. You’ll be a good citizen. You’ll be passionate about not just identifying problems, but acting on them.
Join us at Gustavus and make your life count.
Gustavus Adolphus College Rankings
Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.55 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.68 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.68 responses
Biology at Gustavus Adolphus College
The Biology Department provides students with a rigorous education that includes hands-on training, quantitative analyses, and scientific reasoning in subjects like protein regulation, bioinformatics, mammal behavior, physiological tolerance, and ecological dynamics. Students have the opportunity to pursue quality experiences that prepare them for employment, graduate, or professional studies.
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.71 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.84 responses
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.25 responses