Gettysburg College Rankings

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In the World#1566 of 14178
In North America#493 of 2629
In the United States#447 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#22 of 155
In Gettysburg#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
48%
Avg. cost to attend
$34,720 /y
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
2,370
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Gettysburg College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate48%49%47%
Applicants5,9162,8283,086
Admissions2,8421,3771,465
Freshmen enrolled full time681331350

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1765 (75%)
Hispanic209 (9%)
Nonresident Alien132 (6%)
Black or African American92 (4%)
Two or more races61 (3%)
Asian56 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown50 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$34,720/year
Average aid awarded
$34,270
Students receiving aid
90%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$11,244
$30-48K$14,029
$48-75K$16,918
$75-110K$25,892
$110K+$39,649

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$56,390
Tuition in-state$56,390
Tuition out-of-state$56,390

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,293
Combined charge for room and board$13,460
Room charge$7,220
Meal charge$6,240

Gettysburg College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General74
Political Science and Government, General54
Exercise Physiology49
Economics, General49
Psychology, General45
History, General41
English Language and Literature, General39
Environmental Studies27
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics27
Biology & Biological Sciences, General25
Sociology21
Computer Science18
Philosophy18
Physics, General14
Mathematics, General11
Music, General10
Anthropology9
Biochemistry9
Chemistry, General8
International & Global Studies7
Women's Studies6
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General6
Film & Cinema & Video Studies6
Fine & Studio Arts, General5
Music Performance, General5
Music Teacher Education5
Spanish Language and Literature4
German Language and Literature4
Religion & Religious Studies2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other2
French Language and Literature2
Latin American Studies2
Japanese Studies2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Italian Studies1
Chinese Studies1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Grand Total611
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate81%76%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 92%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,336
Citations
55,445

Publication count by topic

Psychology
533
Political science
422
History
371
Art
281
Sociology
206
Biology
177
Physics
161
Medicine
161
Geography
137
Mathematics
134
Computer science
122
Chemistry
112
Engineering
103
Economics
96
Philosophy
94
Business
45
Environmental science
25
Geology
20
Materials science
12

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology69926,528
Sociology7184,217
History718252
Political science8371,477
Art925104
Geography13201,105
Physics13273,972
Philosophy140039
Economics15721,125
Geology1802459
Business1969682
Biology19835,945
Medicine21033,079
Mathematics23331,112
Engineering2406649
Environmental science2629383
Chemistry30111,508
Computer science3011753
Materials science4369100

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199016153
199124149
199232199
199325248
199426442
199519300
199637361
199730402
199834491
199933483
200047635
200152792
200261929
2003561062
2004621062
2005851213
2006941400
2007731567
20081021988
20091012190
20101242202
20111472693
20122013073
20133303434
20143063651
20152703964
20162163563
20171053365
2018993043
20191033692
2020833960

General info

Founded1832
WikipediaGettysburg College
MottoDo Great Work
Colorsorange, blue
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff812
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address300 N Washington St
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17325
United States
City population8,000
Phone7173376300
Fax+1 (717) 337 6145

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