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Gustavus Adolphus College

  • St. Peter, MN
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 54%46%
    student ratio
  • 2,455
    total students
  • $39,550 | $39,550
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 63%
    acceptance rate
  • Very Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 27
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Japanese Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Scandinavian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Japanese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Scandinavian Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources/Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Religious/Sacred Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

63% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied4,804
    • Accepted3,037
    • Acceptance Rate63%
    • Enrolled2,455
    • Female Applicants2,779
    • Females Accepted1,789
    • Female Acceptance Rate64%
    • Male Applicants2,025
    • Males Accepted1,248
    • Male Acceptance Rate61%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.63
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen 8th --
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 27 24 30
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$39,550
    • Out-of-state tuition *$39,550
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$530.00
    • Room and board *$9,250.00
    • Room only *$5,950.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planYes
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,455
    • Male Student Percentage46%
    • Female Student Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.89%
    • Black or African American2.24%
    • White or Caucasian84.32%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.16%
    • Asian3.87%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races2.89%
    • Unknown.98%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.65% representing 15 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students19% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 95%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Proclaim, Big Partner/Little Partner, Study Buddies, I am...We are, Pound Pals
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes Division 3 No
    • Golf Yes Division 3 No
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugy Yes Division C No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes Division X No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track Yes Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes Division 3 No
    • Gymnastics No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugy Yes Division C No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes Division X No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Swimming Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track Yes Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty252
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 2,434 students to 218 faculty

Location & Contact

800 West College Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082-1498
USA

Dr.Tom Crady

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Phone: 507-933-7676
Fax: 507-933-7474
Email: admission@gac.edu



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