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Gettysburg College Stats, Info and Facts

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2,662 students

40% admitted

  • 2,468 full time
  • 17 part time
  • 1,171 men full time
  • 1,297 women full time
  • 5,662 applied
  • 2,257 admitted
  • 732 enrolled

2,477 Undergraduates

$44,210 tuition/year

  • 8 Non-Degree
  • $44,210 out of state
  • N/A fees
  • $10,560 room & board
  • $500 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Orange and blue
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Kaytie from MA
  • 0
  • Gettysburg is almost like a dream. I feel more at home here than I do anywhere else and being on campus makes me smile. I feel really lucky to get…

  • Mar-15-2012 Read More
  • Anna from Warminster, PA
  • 0
  • The food is great and all of the buildings, including dorm buildings are very nice and well-kept. Since it is relatively small, it is easy for teachers to focus on…

  • Apr-09-2012 Read More
  • Shruti from Gettysburg, PA
  • 0
  • Gettysburg College is an excellent liberal-arts school, based on a beautiful campus, where the faculty and administrators actually care about you, the students are friendly and welcoming, and students receive…

  • Jun-14-2012 Read More
  • Informed
  • 0
  • Gettysburg is what you make it and quite Greek. You will have to work academically and socially, but it will be worth it. Do great work.…

  • Jun-14-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Gettysburg College, a national, residential, undergraduate college committed to a liberal education, prepares students to be active leaders and participants in a changing world. This statement is grounded in the core values of the institution:

The worth and dignity of all people and the limitless value of their intellectual potential;

The power of a liberal arts education to help students develop critical thinking skills, broad vision, effective communications, a sense of the inter-relatedness of all knowledge, sensitivity to the human condition, and a global perspective, all necessary to enable students to realize their full potential for responsible citizenship;

The enrichment of the traditional liberal arts and sciences curriculum with the most promising intellectual developments of the age;

The free and open marketplace of ideas and the exploration of the ethical and spiritual dimensions of those ideas, both indispensable to helping students learn


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Jacob from Superior, CO
  • Jun-02-2011 I am a current student here

    The Campus is beautiful here and all the buildings are fit for what they need. If you enjoy a Small school like I do, then you will love it here. You can wander around in any direction and wind up on the Battlefield of the famous Civil War battle. The people are great, Servo (dining hall) always has a meal to fill that belly of yours and you have a dull moment at the Burg.

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