Gustavus Adolphus College: Ranking & Review

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Gustavus Adolphus College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%63%71%
Applicants4,8341,9972,837
Admissions3,2791,2572,022
Enrolled undergraduates588231357
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,1819531,228

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Gustavus Adolphus College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$55,800$55,800
Off-campus$55,800$55,800
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,670 and other expenses per full academic year.

Gustavus Adolphus College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,125 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$43,590$43,590
Fees for full-time undergraduates$490$490
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$7,500$7,500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8686
Social Sciences6666
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5959
Physical Sciences5252
Psychology5151
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4040
Visual and Performing Arts3838
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3838
Education3232
Health Professions and Related Programs3131
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2323
English Language and Literature & Letters2222
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1515
Mathematics and Statistics1515
History1414
Natural Resources and Conservation1212
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1010
Philosophy and Religious Studies88
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies11
Grand Total613613

A total of 613 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Gustavus Adolphus College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate80%80%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%

General info

Alternative namesGAC
Founded1862
MottoE Caelo Nobis Vires
Our Strength Comes From Heaven
Religious affiliationEvangelical Lutheran Church
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarFour-one-four plan
Total FTE staff621
Instructional FTE228
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitegustavus.edu
Address800 West College Avenue
Saint Peter, Minnesota, 56082-1498
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population11,000
Phone5079338000
Fax+1 (507) 933 7041

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