|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,269 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Gettysburg College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,816 applications and only 2,906 students were granted admission. Gettysburg College is at the #41 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Gettysburg College's tuition was $50,860 for all students regardless of residency (89.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.
In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Gettysburg College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 10% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,319 (which is 1.8% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Gettysburg College in 2016-2017, was 321, which is 46% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,173 (which is 12.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Gettysburg College has enrolled a total of 2,394 students (2,378 students full-time and 16 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,394 students, 11 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Non-resident alien: 7%
Black/African American: 3%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Gettysburg College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||11%||34|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||6%||18|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||5%||16|
|English Language And Literature/letters||5%||14|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||4%||12|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||3%||10|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||10|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||10|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Gettysburg College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Gettysburg College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $41,300. Last year, out of the total 541 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 509 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 708 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 673 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Gettysburg College.