2,409
Students
Financial aid thermometer
40,700
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
45
2924/6384
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Gettysburg College is a 4-year institution located in Gettysburg, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 300 North Washington Street
Gettysburg, PA  17325
United States
Contact Ms. Gail Sweezey
Director of Admissions
Email: admiss@gettysburg.edu
Phone: 717-337-6100
Fax: 717-337-6145

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
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Chinese Studies Checkmark
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Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Japanese Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Italian Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Modern Languages Checkmark
Romance Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
American History Checkmark
Asian History Checkmark
European History Checkmark
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,384
Applied
2,924
Accepted
2,409
Enrolled
46%
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Female Admissions

3,459
Females Applied
1,583
Females Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,925
Males Applied
1,341
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Extracurricular activities

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 640 710
SAT Math 630 700
ACT Composite 26 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

54,480
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Fees

13,010
Room & board
6,980
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

40,700
Avg. Financial Aid Package
40,147
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
30,804
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,702
Avg. Loan Aid
13,256
Avg. Grant Aid
36,153
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
90%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
90%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,409
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.58%
Black or African American 3.5%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 2.21%
Two or more races 2.67%
Other 2%

Gender

Male (47.24%)
Female (52.76%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 94%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Family Weekend Programs, Thanksgiving Dinner and Snowball

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Community service, music, athletics and student government

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

305
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 227
Part-time - 78
Male - 173
Female - 132