Gettysburg College

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General Information

Admission Office
300 North Washington Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1484
(717) 337-6100
(800) 431-0803
Fax: (717) 337-6145

Contact: Gail Sweezey
Director of Admissions
Main Address
300 North Washington Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 337-6000

www.gettysburg.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,457
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 714
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,457

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 38%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 90%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Asian American Studies B
Asian Studies B
East Asian Studies B
Japanese Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Theory/Composition B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Conservation Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Nonprofit Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Music Teacher Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Engineering Mechanics B
Engineering Physics B
Engineering Science B
Environmental Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

American Literature B
Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Japanese B
Latin B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Services – General B
Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

American History (U.S.) B
Asian History B
European History B
History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B
Biological/Physical Sciences B
Global Studies B
Mathematics/Computer Science B
Medieval/Renaissance Studies B
Natural Sciences B
Neuroscience B
Peace/Conflict Resolution Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B
Forestry – General B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B
Water/Wetlands/Marine Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

American Government/Politics B
Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Pre-Ministerial Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Gettysburg College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(717) 337-6300
Website:WWW.GETTYSBURG.EDU
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.gettysburg.edu/admissions/application_process/
Address:300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,394
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):84%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,394 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$50,860
Out-of-state Tuition:$50,860
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$27,734

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Gettysburg College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Gettysburg College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
History1
Mathematics and Statistics2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences7
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total42

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Gettysburg College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Gettysburg College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$50,860
Out-of-state$50,860
Books and supplies$500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid56180%
Grant or scholarship aid53577%$27,734
Student loan aid35050%$5,539

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,96080%$28,651
Federal student loans1,37256%$6,061

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Gettysburg College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Gettysburg College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,8163,1273,689
Percent admitted100%42%43%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%10%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Gettysburg College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,394
Undergraduate enrollment2,394
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Gettysburg College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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