800 W. College Avenue St. Peter, MN 56082 507-933-7676
http://www.gac.edu admission@gac.edu
About Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Year of Foundation 1862
  • Size of Campus 340 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Lutheran
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 2,620
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 18%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $29,990
  • Room and Board $7,460
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 2,515
Gustavus Adolphus College is a highly selective, private, coeducational, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Founded in 1862, it has valued its Lutheran and Swedish heritages throughout its history. The college is guided by five core values: community, excellence, faith, justice, and service. Gustavus celebrates its Sesquicentennial (150 years) in 2011-12.Gustavus Adolphus College is a church-related, residential liberal arts college firmly rooted in its Swedish and Lutheran heritage. The College offers students of high aspiration and promise a liberal arts education of recognized excellence provided by faculty who embody the highest standards of teaching and scholarship. The Gustavus curriculum is designed to bring students to mastery of a particular area of study within a general framework that is both interdisciplinary and international in perspective.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Percent students who are frat members 20%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Betta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Epsilon Omicron, Eta Sigma Phi, Gamma Alpha Chi, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Alpha, Lambda Pi eta, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Kappa Delta, Pi Kappa Lambda, Pi Sigma Alpha, P
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Lutheran Student Movement, Gustavus Youth Outreach, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 17%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Cultures Club, Pan Afrikan Student Organization, International Cultures Club, Model United Nations
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Nobel Conference, May Day
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Saint Peter (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Minneapolis, MN (70)
  • Distance to nearest train Saint Paul, MN (85)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (97%), apartment for single students (3%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 83%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Hillstrom Museum of Art
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,075
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 208,312
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Books in Library 546,697
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 16,063
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 64%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,000
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Minnesota State University - Mankato)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 70%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village