Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Gettysburg College (Gettysburg, PA)

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Gettysburg College is ranked 56 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 106 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 81%
Applicants who took ACT 9%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+14%
600-69963%
600+77%

SAT Math Score

700+16%
600-69968%
600+84%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied6,386
Students admitted2,540
Admission rate40%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate80%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,860
Fees$0
Room and board$12,140
Estimated book expense$500
Total cost$63,500

Cost after need-based aid$30,361
Cost after non-need-based aid$51,484

Average debt at graduation$30,544

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$52,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met90%
Average need-based aid$33,139
Average non-need-based aid$12,016

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,454

Full-Time

Men1,149
Women1,281

Part-Time

Men11
Women13

Freshmen retained91%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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