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Gustavus Adolphus College

St. Peter, MN

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Overview

Gustavus Adolphus College is a 4-year institution located in St. Peter, MN, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 800 West College Avenue
St. Peter, MN  56082-1498
United States
Contact Mr. Richard Aune
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admission@gac.edu
Phone: 507-933-7676
Fax: 507-933-7474

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Japanese Studies Checkmark
Latin American And Caribbean Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Scandinavian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Physical Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Statistics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,799
Applied
2,757
Accepted
2,247
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

1,827
Females Applied
1,473
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,972
Males Applied
1,284
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.69
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 28 26 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

51,758
Private
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Fees

192
Full-time student fees
11,010
Room & board
6,910
Room only

Financial Aid

41,182
Avg. Financial Aid Package
44,536
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
33,640
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,995
Avg. Loan Aid
28,503
Avg. Grant Aid
35,672
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
88%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
28%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,247
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.92%
Black or African American 0.14%
White or Caucasian 3.97%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.3%
Asian 0.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 79.37%
Two or more races 3.79%
Other 0.72%

Gender

Male (43.44%)
Female (56.56%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 91%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Nobel Conference, Christmas in Christ Chapel and Mayday

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Proclaim, Big Partner/Little Partner, Study Buddies, I am...We are and Pound Pals

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

209
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 186
Part-time - 23
Male - 84
Female - 125
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