Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective, nationally ranked, four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences.
Gettysburg College is located in the world-famous town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with close proximity to Baltimore and Washington, DC. Our 2,600 students come from nearly 40 states and close to 40 countries. We provide these students with a transformative education that elicits engagement and offers challenge and opportunity in return. Gettysburg offers 65+ undergraduate academic programs in all areas. Our high-impact programming affords students opportunities to apply their studies beyond the classroom and sharpen their worldview.
Students can engage in interdisciplinary learning, advanced scholarship, and global leadership through any of our high-impact offerings, including our five distinctive programs: the Center for Public Service, the Civil War Institute, the Eisenhower Institute, the Garthwait Leadership Center, and the Sunderman Conservatory of Music; semester-long study abroad opportunities through the Center for Global Education; faculty-mentored research with the Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute (X-Sig); and Experiential Education programs.
Gettysburg College students find many ways to get involved, discover their niche, and take ownership of their cocurricular experience on campus through our 120+ student clubs and organizations as well as our robust Division III athletics and campus recreation programs.
Gettysburg students graduate with a love of learning, the knowledge and skills they need for success, and new insight into the world, their place in it, and their obligations to it. From our Center for Career Engagement to alumni mentorships offered through the Gettysburg Network, we have the resources to ensure all our students are positioned to land great jobs and lead great lives. Within one year of graduation, 98% of our students are employed or in graduate school.
Please visit gettysburg.edu or reach out to our Admissions Office via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and to begin your Gettysburg journey.