Tuition & Fees

$43,033

$43,033

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,123
Declined + 1,534
Total Received 4,657
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Private (nonprofit)

2,386

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
45%
500-599
35%
400-499
17%
700-800
7%
600-699
45%
500-599
41%
400-499
7%
30-36
26%
24-29
47%
18-23
25%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
22%
24-29
59%
18-23
18%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
26%
24-29
57%
18-23
17%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Gustavus Adolphus, founded in 1862, is a church-affiliated, private liberal arts college. Its 340-acre campus is located in St. Peter, 60 miles southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,386
Established in 1862
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

St. Peter, MN

340-acre campus in St. Peter (population: 11,439), 60 miles from Minneapolis-St.Paul. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Minneapolis-St.Paul; smaller airport serves Mankato (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 16% of male students
 
5 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
45%
500-599
35%
400-499
17%
700-800
7%
600-699
45%
500-599
41%
400-499
7%
30-36
26%
24-29
47%
18-23
25%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
22%
24-29
59%
18-23
18%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
26%
24-29
57%
18-23
17%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,123
Declined + 1,534
Total Received 4,657

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Tom Crady
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 487-8288
F: 507 933-7474
admission@gustavus.edu

Cost

Tuition $42,360
Room $5,990
Board $3,410
Additional fees $673
Total $52,433
Average Financial Aid - $33,354
Total with Avg. Aid $19,079

Financial Aid

90%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$33,354

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,702,596
State $3,352,845
Institutional $36,197,299
Other external $1,186,745
Total $43,439,485

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $13,513,035
Other external $517,759
Total $14,030,794

Varsity Sports

M W
Nordic skiing
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
ice hockey
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Gus the Lion
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art History
Art Studio
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Classics
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dance
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Studies
French
General Science
Geography
Geology
German
Health Education
Health Fitness
History
International Management
Japanese Studies
Management
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Nursing
Peace Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education/Health
Physical Sciences
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Russian Studies
Scandinavian Studies
Secondary Education
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Theatre
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

100%

2,386
students

Female
53%
1,275

Male
47%
1,111

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,342
students

Female
54%
1,252

Male
46%
1,090

undergraduatePart-time

2%

44
students

Female
53%
23

Male
47%
21

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

16

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

18

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
Nigeria
Sweden
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Carolyn O'Grady
Director of International and Cultural Education
507 933-7545
cogrady@gustavus.edu

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