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College Information

Gettysburg College is a highly selective national, four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences. With a student body of approximately 2,600, it is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The College was founded in 1832.

Key Facts


Gettysburg College earns national acclaim

Gettysburg College received high marks throughout 2012 by several news organizations, higher education groups and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The College was scored on everything from academic quality and alumni outcomes, to the overall undergraduate experience.

The rankings serve as another example of the College’s excellent academic reputation among top institutions in the nation.

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