Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

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Tuition & Fees

$48,789

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,345
Declined 1,392
Total Received 4,737
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Private

2,611

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Gustavus Adolphus College, 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,611
Established in 1862
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

340-acre campus in St. Peter (population: 11,906), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Avenue
Saint Peter, MN
56082-1498

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
92%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,345
Declined 1,392
Total Received 4,737

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Recommendations

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$30,529

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $48,259
Room $6,600
Board $3,830
Additional fees $530
Books & supplies $900
Total $60,119
Average Financial Aid - $30,529
Total with Avg. Aid $29,590

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,172,785
State $5,022,882
Institutional $45,684,937
Other external $821,408
Total $54,702,012

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $17,555,699
Other external $880,329
Total $18,436,028
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 487-8288
F: 507 933-7727
finaid@gustavus.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, broomball, flag football, golf, hockey, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Studies.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Scandinavian Studies.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,611

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,611
students

Female
65%
1,693

Male
35%
918

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

2,587
students

Female
66%
1,683

Male
34%
904

1%

24
students

Female
42%
10

Male
58%
14

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

17

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

17

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

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
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International Students

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