Gustavus Adolphus College is on a 340-acre campus in the small town setting of Saint Peter, Minnesota, not far from Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Gustavus Adolphus College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Gustavus Adolphus College has fraternities and sororities.
Gustavus Adolphus College has the Proclaim. In fact, more students participate in the Proclaim than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Gustavus Adolphus College include Big Partner/Little Partner, Study Buddies, I am...We are and Pound Pals.
Gustavus Adolphus College students' favorite campus traditions are Nobel Conference, Christmas in Christ Chapel and Mayday.
This table offers information on housing at Gustavus Adolphus College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||91%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||9%|
Gustavus Adolphus College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Gustavus Adolphus College students live on campus. In 2022, 91% of undergrads at Gustavus Adolphus College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 9% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Gustavus Adolphus College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Gustavus Adolphus College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Gustavus Adolphus College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Gustavus Adolphus College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Rugby||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Gustavus Adolphus College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Gustavus Adolphus College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Gustavus Adolphus College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Gustavus Adolphus College, take U.S. Highway 169 to Saint Peter, MN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Mankato Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Gustavus Adolphus College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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