Gettysburg College


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Gettysburg College


$33,795 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

February 15

Application fee


Educational Resources


Civil War Collection, Organ Music Collection, Asian Art, Rare Books, Vietnam & Southeast Asia Collection, Rare Map Collection, Manuscript and Photograph Collection. Chemistry Library.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 382,603 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 5,162 current serial subscriptions.
  • 66,375 microforms.
  • 23,325 Audio/Visual items.
  • 6,358 e-books.

Museums & Art

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.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 239 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 38 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 133 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 47 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 21 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 284 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, health service


math, writing


minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious, other


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

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)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 94% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 15% of housing units are Singles.
  • 40% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 14% of housing units are Triples.
  • 21% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 10% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 40 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 25% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Common Hour Speaker Series, Concerts, Snow Ball, Athletic Events, Film Series.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 109 organizations on campus.
  • 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
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Canterbury, Hillel, Newman Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Christian Fellowship, Muslim Student Association, Lutheran Student Movement
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Club, Muslim Student Union; NAACP
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Allies, Interfaith Council, Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology, Interfraternity Council, Alpha Lambda Delta, International Club, Alpha Phi Omega (Service Fraternity – Co-ed), Italian Club, Alpha Psi Omega (Theater), Japan Club, Amnesty International, Jazz Appreciation Society, Art Society, Jazz Ensemble, BASH (Becoming Aware Starts Here), Junior Class, Biosphere, Justice and Pre-Law Society, Black Student Union, Lutheran Student Movement, Bullet Marching Band, Mathematic Association of America, Camerata, Men’s Rugby, Campus Activities Board (CAB), MERCURY (Literary Magazine), Chapel Council, Model United Nations, Chapel Singers, Music Educators National Conference (CMENC), CHEERS, Muslim Student Organization, Christian Science Organization, National Organization for Women (NOW), Circle K (Kiwanis), Newman Association, Civil War Club, Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics), Classics Club, Omilron Delta Kappa, College Choir, Order of Omega, College Democrats, Owl & Nightingale Players (Drama), College Orchestra, Panhellenic Council, College Republicans, Pet Facilitated Therapy/Pet Care, College Socialists, Phi Alpha Theta (History), Community Tutoring, Phi Beta Kappa, Concert Choir, Pi Lambda Sigma (Econ. , Management, Poly. Sci. ), Cuong-Nhu Martial Arts, Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science), Delta Phi Alpha (German), Pre-Health Professions Club, Education Club, Pre-Law Society, Equestrian Team, Psi Chi (Psychology), Eta Sigma Phi (Classical Studies), Rotoract, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Senior Class, First Year Class, Sigma Alpha Iota (Music), Four Scores Acappella Group, Skeptical Chymists (Science), French Club, Small Vocal Ensemble, German Club, Society of Physics, Gettysburg College Christian Fellowship, Socratic Club, Gettysburg College Community Orchestra, Sophomore Class, Gettysburg College Dance Ensemble, Spanish Club, Gettysburg College Chapel Handbell Choir, Theme Housing, Gettysburg College Indoor Color Guard, SPECTRUM (Yearbook), Gettysburg College Student Athletic Trainers, Student Alumni Association, Gettysburg Environmental Concerns Organization (GECO), Student Senate, Gettysburg Forum, Students for Ethical Action, GETTYSBURGIAN (Newspaper), Symphony Band & Wind Ensemble, Gettysburg Recreational Adventure Board (GRAB), Tae Kwon Do Club, Gettysburg Organization for Learning Dis. (G. O. L. D. ), 26th PA Emergency Militia Regiment, Company A, Habitat for Humanity, Ultimate Frisbee, Health and Exercise Science Club, Women’s Center, Hillel, Women’s Choir, Honor Commission, Women’s Rugby, Ice Hockey, World Music Ensemble, Residence Hall Association, WZBT (Radio Station);
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Gettysburgian


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Baltimore (80), Harrisburg (30)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Harrisburg (30)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Harrisburg (30)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 63% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 30% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 975
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 11 fraternities
  • 11 fraternity houses
  • 40% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 26% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Dickinson College)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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