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Gettysburg College has a strong academic reputation. Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth.
There are accessible professors, close student-faculty interactions and small class sizes.
On a beautiful campus in a world-famous town, 2,600 students discover their intellectual passion through more than 63 academic programs.
Gettysburg has a small campus feel, big campus resources: music conservatory, professional performing arts center, state-of-the-art science center, Eisenhower public policy institute, and brand-new Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Fitness.
It has a historic setting near urban centers; it is an hour to Baltimore, 90 minutes to Washington, D.C., and two hours to Philadelphia.
Students prepare for leadership through experiential learning opportunities, an extensive career network, and countless co-curricular, service, and off-campus study activities.
Students from Around the World
Gettysburg students come from more than 40 states and 35 countries. Recent grads earned Rhodes, Fulbright, and many other prestigious fellowships.
A four-year career prep program and international alumni network lead to internships, externships, and careers. One year out, 95 percent of graduates are on a career track or in graduate school.