Points for this activity were reversed because you removed the college from your Data Locker.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed the scholarship from your Data Locker.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed data to start your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed data to start your College List.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed SAT or ACT scores from your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed application details from your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed activities and awards from your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed your weighted GPA from your Admissions Profile.
Points for this activity were reversed because you removed data to complete your Admissions Profile.
Videos included in the video bar are selected by YouTube based on a simple search using the college name and state. The videos are not selected by COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out the video tours of its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
Admissions Tracker Results for this college class only include "new SAT" scores. Your scores are not displaying because your Admissions Profile appears to contain "old SAT" scores. If you took the "new SAT", please update your scores in your Profile. Once you update your Profile, your scores will display here. Update your SAT scores.
Get 2000 CD$ when you sign up for the COLLEGEdata Dollars Program!  Learn More
Get 2000 CD$ when you sign up for the COLLEGEdata Dollars Program!
Learn More or see the Terms and Conditions

COLLEGE PROFILE

Gustavus Adolphus College

St. Peter, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College, founded in 1862, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. It emphasizes student participation. Gustavus students are usually the third or fourth largest group presenting papers at the National Undergraduate Research Conference. With 29 musical ensembles, 23 varsity sports, 85 campus clubs and organizations and a challenging academic program, Gustavus students are involved. Its 340-acre campus is located in St. Peter, 60 miles southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Web Sitewww.gustavus.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students2,386
   Women1,275 (53.4%)
   Men1,111 (46.6%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate67% of 4,657 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.60
SAT Math530-675 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading550-620 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite24-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$55,600
Tuition and Fees
$44,080
Room and Board
$9,670
Average Percent of Need Met93%
Average Freshman Award$37,682
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$34,773

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
183
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

St. Peter Population11,439
Nearest Metropolitan AreaMinneapolis-St. Paul
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 97% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotGus the Lion
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.0% Asian
2.1% Black/African-American
4.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.7% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students3.8%
First-Year Students Returning89.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
81.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
College Chances

Will You Get In? Find Out.

Estimate your chances at Gustavus Adolphus College and see how to improve your odds.

College Admissions Tracker

See who got in, who didn't & who's applying now. See the qualifications and admissions decisions of real students who applied to Gustavus Adolphus College.

CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.83 4.10     28
Low 3.70 3.99     20
High 4.00 4.30     31
YOU ? ? ? ? ?
College Net Price Calculator

What will it REALLY cost you to attend Gustavus Adolphus College ? Get personalized results based on your financial situation.

DID YOU KNOW?

Gustavus Adolphus hosts the only officially authorized Nobel Conference outside of Sweden and Norway.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2016, copyright © 2016 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
copyright © 2017 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.
Videos 
Loading...
For Students Age 18 and Older

Have you received a Personal Invitation to apply for a Student Credit card?

Learn how to qualify for a Personal Invitation to apply for a Student Credit Card


1st Financial Bank believes students who pick colleges wisely will also want to learn how to use credit cards wisely.

cd$ My Data Locker

You must be logged in to view your Data Locker Dashboard

Log in to see all of your saved colleges, scholarships, articles, profiles and searches in one place. Access your Dashboard from any page.

COLLEGEdata Dollars are
points you earn by
completing certain
COLLEGEdata activities

Ways to earn
COLLEGEdata Dollars:

  • Complete your Admissions Profile.
  • Add colleges to your College Choices.
  • Update your Admissions Statuses.
  • Use the College Match tool.

What are COLLEGEdata Dollars (CD$)?

COLLEGEdata Dollars (CD$) are points you earn by completing certain COLLEGEdata activities. The maximum number of CD$ you can redeem is 5000. Once you have earned at least 2500 CD$, you can redeem them for $25, which will be provided to you on a Loyalty Card, and once you earn another 2500 CD$, you can redeem those CD$ for a second $25, which will also be provided to you on a Loyalty Card.

Earn points and redeem them for
U.S. Dollars

Complete certain COLLEGEdata activities (for example, signing up, starting your Admissions Profile, searching for colleges, calculating your chances for admission, searching for scholarships, updating your Profile with your admission decisions). Each activity is worth a specific amount of points (CD$). You can redeem the points you earn for U.S. Dollars that will be issued to you in the form of a 1st Financial Bank USA Loyalty Mastercard®.

How do I earn COLLEGEdata Dollars?

You can earn CD$ by completing certain COLLEGEdata activities. As soon as you sign up and activate your COLLEGEdata account, explore COLLEGEdata and begin completing COLLEGEdata activities to earn points.

Here is a full list of COLLEGEdata activities for which you may earn CD$ and the number of CD$ you can earn by completing each activity.*

Activity
CD$
×
Congratulations!
+ CD$
You just earned COLLEGEdata Dollars!
Check your CD$ Dashboard at the bottom of the page to view your CD$ balance, find other activities that you can complete to earn CD$, and redeem the CD$ you have earned for U.S. Dollars.