If you are planning on applying to Gettysburg College, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is January 15 and the fee for the application is $60.
Students who apply to Gettysburg College for fall semester should hear back from Gettysburg College by March 15.
Here's an overiew of some of Gettysburg College's admissions stats.
|Gettysburg College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
These are the application deadlines for Gettysburg College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Yes||November 15||December 15|
|Early Decision II||Yes||January 15||February 15|
|Regular Decision||Yes||January 15||March 15|
Gettysburg College offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 15 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 15.
🗓️ Early Decision II applications are due January 15. ED II Applicants will recieve their decision before February 15.
The early decision acceptance rate at Gettysburg College is 64%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 56%. In 2022, Gettysburg College admitted 256 of the 397 students who applied early decision.
Some students apply early to increase their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of being admitted, since it is a way to show your interest in a school.
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is extremely difficult.
Gettysburg College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.
What does Gettysburg College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Gettysburg College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Gettysburg College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Gettysburg College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Other Requirements||√||extracurricular activities|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Gettysburg College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school. , 77% were in the top 25% and 98% were in the top 50%.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Gettysburg College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Gettysburg College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Gettysburg College students scored 710 or higher and 75% of students scored 640 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Gettysburg College students scored 720 or higher, and 75% scored a 640 or higher.
To be most competitive at Gettysburg College, you should strive to earn between 28 and 32 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 32 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Gettysburg College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 32, and three out of four students scored lower than 32 on the ACT.
A 28 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Gettysburg College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 28.
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For transfer students, it is extremely difficult to get admitted to Gettysburg College.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is April 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Gettysburg College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Gettysburg College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Gettysburg College.
Does Gettysburg College accept transfer credits?
✅ Gettysburg College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Gettysburg College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Gettysburg College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Gettysburg College?
❌ No, Gettysburg College is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Gettysburg College's acceptance rate?
✅ Gettysburg College has an acceptance rate of 56%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Gettysburg College?
✅ Gettysburg College's early decision acceptance rate was 64% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Gettysburg College? Gettysburg College is a selective institution. The Gettysburg College acceptance rate is 56%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Gettysburg College is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Gettysburg College is Apr 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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