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Gettysburg College Stats, Info and Facts

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2,645 students

41% admitted

  • 2,627 full time
  • 18 part time
  • 1,219 men full time
  • 1,408 women full time
  • 5,453 applied
  • 2,270 admitted
  • 718 enrolled

2,645 Undergraduates

$47,480 tuition/year

  • 8 Non-Degree
  • $47,480 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $11,340 room & board
  • $1,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

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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
  • Erin from Slatington, PA
  • 0
  • Gettysburg College is the perfect liberal arts school for students who have multiple interests. There is a wonderful social atmosphere. The student and professor relationships are very strong and a…

  • Jul-18-2013 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
  • Malcolm from Trenton, NJ
  • 0
  • Really good financial aid. Not much to get into if you are not a frat going person. Small school limits somethings you would not think to be obvious.…

  • Jan-17-2012 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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