Gettysburg College

300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1486
Tel: (717)337-6000
Private not-for-profit | 2,585 students
Gettysburg College engages highly motivated students in a comprehensive educational experience that prepares them for lives of personal fulfillment, career success, and responsible, engaged citizenship. Ranked consistently by U.S. News & World Report in the top tier of the nation's liberal arts colleges, Gettysburg is a diverse, intentional community of students and educators, where everyone's contributions invigorate the educational atmosphere and define the life of the college.

School Overview:

Gettysburg College
CountyAdams County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
241 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,585 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,569 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
16 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted40%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)600-690450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)610-670460-573
ACT Composite (25-75%)26-3020-25

School Notes:

  • The Gettysburg Curriculum exposes you to the breadth and richness of a liberal arts education and builds a strong foundation for work in your major field. The core stresses integrative thinking, involving the synthesis of ideas and methods from different areas of study. When you select a major, you'll choose from 41 different majors or design an individualized major tailored to your interests.
  • Gettysburg offers 31 College-affiliated study-abroad programs. Add to these our partnerships with programs run by other colleges, and you have nearly 200 study-abroad options.Gettysburg also offers opportunities for off-campus study within the U.S. in Washington, D.C., at the United Nations in New York City, and at two of the naiton's leading laboratories for marine research.
  • Student life is a huge part of the Gettysburg experience, for three reasons. One, we view what happens outside the classroom as a vital extension of what happens inside. Two, the kind of student who is attracted to Gettysburg is the kind who likes to get involved. And three, the opportunities to get involved in the life of the campus are almost endless.There are 120 student clubs and organizations at Gettysburg -- in sports, the arts, music, student government, outdoor recreation, and many other areas of interest -- and students take on more than 1,000 leadership opportunities running them.
  • Beautiful 200-acre campus with over 60 buildings. The College is adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park. Gettysburg, Pa. is 36 miles from Harrisburg, 55 miles from Baltimore, 80 miles from Washington, D.C., 117 miles from Philadelphia, and 212 miles from New York City. Gettysburg College sponsors a shuttle service to and from area transportation centers and area cities.
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