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Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate73%
Acceptance Rate73%

About Gustavus Adolphus College

At Gustavus Adolphus College we believe whatever you dream, you can be. You just have to make a good run at it. Open your mind to explore all the possibilities. Experience new ways to learn and connect yourself with the world. Be inspired by those around you through collaborative experiences in and out of the classroom. Innovate, use your voice, share your ideas, chase down your passions, and find your purpose.

Gusties do extraordinary things. You could be next.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a private, religious college in the town of Saint Peter, Minnesota. Gustavus Adolphus College was founded in 1862 and enrolls 2,247 undergrads and no graduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Gustavus Adolphus College

It is very difficult to get into Gustavus Adolphus College. The acceptance rate at Gustavus Adolphus College is 73%. In 2022, 3,799 students applied to Gustavus Adolphus College and 2,757 were admitted.

Gustavus Adolphus College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 73%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Gustavus Adolphus College Campus Tours

Gustavus Adolphus College is locatedin Saint Peter, Minnesota, near the city of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

If you would like to see Gustavus Adolphus College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 169 to Saint Peter, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Mankato Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Gustavus Adolphus College and Saint Peter are like without leaving home.

College Info

Gustavus Adolphus College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Gustavus Adolphus College is Apr 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Gustavus Adolphus College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Gustavus Adolphus College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Gustavus Adolphus College is like? There are approximately 2,247 students enrolled at Gustavus Adolphus College. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from MN and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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