Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA

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Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College Student Essentials

Gettysburg College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bullets
Website: www.gettysburg.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 44,210
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 44,210
Retention Rate: 91%
Enrollment: 2,744
Year Established: 1832

About Gettysburg College

The Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, offers a rigorous liberal arts education and outstanding research opportunities to prepare students for leadership and academic excellence.

Since Gettysburg is only 90 minutes from Washington D.C., an hour from Baltimore and two hours from Philadelphia, students may easily experience the cities’ historic and cultural resources.

Student life on campus is engaging and eye-opening. Despite the small campus, students have access to a state-of-the-art music conservatory, professional performing arts center, science center, Garthwait Leadership Center and more.

Students can also join one of more than 120 student clubs and organizations or participate in many of the community service opportunities, from service learning courses to volunteering in local kitchens.

Academics include more than 60 programs in fields like Art and Art History, Film Studies, Mathematics and Peace and Justice Studies. The school also offers a four-year career preparation program, which often leads students to successful internships, externships and career opportunities.

Admissions require students to submit a Common Application, Gettysburg supplement, official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores, a teacher recommendation and counselor recommendation.

Eligible students may receive institutional scholarships based on academic achievements and ACT/SAT scores. Students who file a FAFSA will also be considered for financial aid through state and federal grants and loans.

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Gettysburg College Map & Location

Gettysburg College
300 N Washington St
Gettysburg, PA 17325


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Getting Around Gettysburg College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Gettysburg, PA

Winter
Dec
43
25
Jan
39
21
Feb
43
23
Spring
Mar
52
30
Apr
64
40
May
73
49
Summer
Jun
82
58
Jul
86
63
Aug
84
61
Fall
Sep
77
53
Oct
66
41
Nov
55
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,744
Freshman Class 721
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,744

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 82%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 4%
African American 4%
Caucasian 82%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 54%
Men 46%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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