300 N. Washington Street Gettysburg, PA 17325 717-337-6100
http://www.gettysburg.edu admiss@gettysburg.edu
About Gettysburg College
  • Year of Foundation 1832
  • Size of Campus 200 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Lutheran
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,504
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51%, 49%, 75%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $41,070
  • Room and Board $9,810
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $55
  • Enrollment No. 2,516
Gettysburg College has earned its strong academic reputation. Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth. On a beautiful campus in a world-famous town, 2,600 students discover their intellectual passion through more than 67 academic programs. There are no bystanders here. Students prepare for leadership through experiential learning opportunities, an extensive career network, and countless co-curricular, service, and off-campus study activities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 40%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kapa, Alpha Lamda Delta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Delta Phi Alpha, Eta Sigma Phi, Omecron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Iota, Pi Lamda Sigma, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Canterbury, Hillel, Newman Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Christian Fellowship, Muslim Student Association, Lutheran Student Movement
  • Other on-campus organizations 10%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 26%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Club, Muslim Student Union; NAACP
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 11
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Common Hour Speaker Series, Concerts, Snow Ball, Athletic Events, Film Series.
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Baltimore (80), Harrisburg (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Harrisburg (30)
  • Distance to nearest bus Harrisburg (30)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 14%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 40
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 10%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, fraternity housing, apartment for single students, cooperative housing, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 40%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 21%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 94%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Electron Microscopes, Radio Station, Fourier Transform Infrared and NMR Spectrometers, Observatory with sixteen inch Cassegrain telescope, state of the art greenhouse, cutting edge computing capability -- College Navigation system.
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Microforms 66,375
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 133
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 5,162
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 47
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 6,358
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 38
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities Civil War Collection, Organ Music Collection, Asian Art, Rare Books, Vietnam & Southeast Asia Collection, Rare Map Collection, Manuscript and Photograph Collection. Chemistry Library.
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 23,325
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 21
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 284
  • Number Of Books in Library 382,603
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Dickinson College)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Lockheed Martin, KPMG, Merril Lynch, Salomon Smith Barney, Peace Corps, USA Today, Liberty Mutual Ins. Co.
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 30%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 975
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Highest Amount Earn Per Year From On Campus Job
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village