Gettysburg College

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Liberal arts college in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States

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About Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College (GC) was founded in 1832. Among GC’s most popular programs are those in social sciences, in biological and biomedical sciences, in business, management, and marketing, in psychology, and in English language and literature. GC’s Sunderman Conservatory of Music is also highly respected.

GC is associated with one Nobel laureate, J. Michael Bishop for physiology or medicine.

Among many other distinguished GC-connected persons, we may mention the following:

GC is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

According to Wikipedia, Gettysburg College is a private liberal arts college in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1832, the campus is adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield. Gettysburg College has about 2,600 students, with roughly equal numbers of men and women. Gettysburg students come from 41 states, Washington, D.C., and 39 countries.

Gettysburg College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
6,468 48% 84%

How Much Does Gettysburg College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$59,960
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $11,244
30K - 48K $14,029
48K - 75K $16,918
75K - 110K $25,892
110K+ $39,649

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Gettysburg College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Gettysburg College, then you can expect to earn an average of $66,300 per year. You also have a 95% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Gettysburg College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
2,819 2,819

Where is Gettysburg College?

Gettysburg College is located at 300 N Washington St, Gettysburg PA 17325

How Safe is Gettysburg College?

Gettysburg has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Gettysburg College Known For?

Gettysburg College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Gettysburg College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Gettysburg College's Most Influential Alumni?

Gettysburg College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of History, Psychology, and Economics. Here are some of Gettysburg College's most famous alumni:

J. Michael Bishop
J. Michael Bishop
An American immunologist and microbiologist.
Ron Paul
Ron Paul
An American politician and physician.
Fred F. Fielding
Fred F. Fielding
An American lawyer.
Charles A. Willoughby
Charles A. Willoughby
A US Army Intelligence Officer.
Pavlina R. Tcherneva
Pavlina R. Tcherneva
An American economist.
Luther P. Eisenhart
An American mathematician.
Arthur Byron Coble
Arthur Byron Coble
An American mathematician .
Charles Porterfield Krauth
Charles Porterfield Krauth
An American theologian.
Jerry Spinelli
Jerry Spinelli
An American children's writer.
Henry Eyster Jacobs
Henry Eyster Jacobs
An American theologian .
Carson Kressley
Carson Kressley
A Television personality, fashion designer.
Norman Rasmussen
Norman Rasmussen
An American nuclear engineer.