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Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%

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 2,088 undergrads and no graduate students.

Gustavus Adolphus College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into Gustavus Adolphus College. The acceptance rate at Gustavus Adolphus College is 74%. Out of 3,781 applications received in 2022, 2,794 students were offered admission.

Gustavus Adolphus College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0%

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Gustavus Adolphus College is located in Saint Peter, Minnesota, near Minneapolis-St. Paul.

If you would like to see Gustavus Adolphus College for yourself, 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.

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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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Wondering what life at Gustavus Adolphus College is like? There are approximately 2,088 students enrolled at Gustavus Adolphus College. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 84% percent are from MN and 16% percent of students are from other states.


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