Gustavus Adolphus College: Review & Facts

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Gustavus Adolphus College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,380 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1862 and is the only institution located in Saint Peter, Minnesota.

Gustavus Adolphus College is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
Fair
At Gustavus Adolphus College you can obtain your bachelor's degree.

Gustavus Adolphus College implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Education, Psychology, Business, and Chemistry. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
89%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Gustavus Adolphus College is high at 89% (well above Minnesota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Gustavus Adolphus College is very good - 82%. Nearly 8% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Gustavus Adolphus College is good: 11:1. Find out more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$41,700
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, about $41,200 a year. The additional fees at Gustavus Adolphus College beyond tuition are nearly $500; which comes to a total of $41,700 per year.

Read the details about Gustavus Adolphus College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 4,657 applications were submitted and 3,123 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

Gustavus Adolphus College will consider accepting advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Gustavus Adolphus College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Medium
Gustavus Adolphus College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Gustavus Adolphus College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Gustavus Adolphus College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,200 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $5,800 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Gustavus Adolphus College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Gustavus Adolphus College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Gustavus Adolphus College Location and Maps



Post Address: Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082-1498, USA
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