General Information About Gustavus Adolphus College
The Gustavus mission statement explicitly identifies a number of institutional goals that we collectively pursue. These goals include: * Providing a liberal arts education of recognized excellence that is both rigorous and innovative; * An integration of moral development with intellectual growth; * Developing a mature understanding of the Christian faith tradition; * Encouraging respect for others and sensitivity to community; * Developing a commitment to service and the skills of leadership; * Developing an international perspective; * Nurturing a commitment to work toward a just and peaceful world; * Developing a capacity and passion for life-long learning; * Encouraging independence of thought and cooperative scholarship; * Developing mastery of a field of concentration in the context of an interdisciplinary and broad general education.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Evangelical Lutheran Church
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Town: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 2,928 Percent Admitted N/A% Men Admitted 71% Women Admitted 76% Full Time Retention Rate 91%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 580 690 Math 580 690
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 24 29 English 23 29 Math 24 29
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 2,520 Native American 8.0 Asian 133.0 African American 50.0 Hispanic 46.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,424 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0