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Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg, founded in 1832, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 200-acre campus is located three blocks from the center of the town of Gettysburg. The campus administration building is listed with the National Register of Historic Places.

Web Sitewww.gettysburg.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students2,451
   Women1,286 (52.5%)
   Men1,165 (47.5%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate45% of 4,915 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math610-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading600-680 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$63,370
Tuition and Fees
$49,140
Room and Board
$11,730
Average Percent of Need Met90%
Average Freshman Award$36,825
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$27,714

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
225
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Gettysburg Population7,645
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBaltimore and Washington, DC
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotBullets
Sororities31% of women participate
Fraternities 31% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
3.7% Black/African-American
4.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.1% White
3.4% Unknown
International Students3.8% from 28 countries
First-Year Students Returning89.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
80.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
72%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
24.0%
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.52 3.82 612 611 606 29
Low 2.20 3.00 386 430 440 20
High 4.00 5.00 770 800 790 35
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