Gettysburg College

300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1486

About Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,547
Student Age% Under 2599%
 % 25 and Over1%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time99%
 % Part-time1%
Race/Ethnicity% White82.7%
 % Black4.6%
 % Asian2.0%
 % Latino3.1%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown5.1%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted40%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled33%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT84%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT8%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800690 / 800
 SAT Math610 / 800690 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$55
 In-State Tuition & Fees$41,070
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$41,070
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid74%
 % Undergraduates with Loans49%
 % Undergraduates with Grants68%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$500
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,810
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,810
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$500
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$10,310

Neighborhood Data for the Gettysburg Area

Median Age22.3
Median Household Income$39,531
Total Population7,667
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.2% 51.8%
 Age 0-953.3%46.7%
 Age 10-1746.3%53.7%
 Age 18-2448.6%51.4%
 Age 25-2935.9%64.1%
 Age 30-3964.5%35.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White86.3%
 % Black7.5%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino5.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,810
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,810
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$594
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50021.1%36.6%5.8%
 $500 to $74978.9%53.6%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%9.9%49.4%
 Over $10000.0%0.0%4.7%
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