Gettysburg College

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#156, overall score 40.58/100

Fun Fact:

Rumor has it that Stine Lake, one of the main quads on campus, got its name from an ineffective draining system that wasn’t fixed until the 1960s.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Gettysburg, Pa.
  • Region: Mid-Atlantic
  • Campus type: Rural
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Liberal Arts: Yes
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 2,384
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 150
  • Jewish population share: 6%
  • Student origin: 26% in-state / 74% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Gettysburgian
  • NCAA Division: III
  • NCAA team: Bullets

COST & AID Score: 2.5/15

  • Score: 2.5/15
  • Tuition: $52,640
  • Room & board costs: $12,570
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $36,718
  • Average loan debt: $31,323
  • Starting median salary: $52,600

ACADEMICS Score: 13.33/20

  • Score: 13.33/20
  • Acceptance rate: 46%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
  • Median SAT range: 1270-1410
  • Jewish Studies program: Yes
  • Jewish Studies major: Minor
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 11/20

  • Score: 11/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 7
  • School-approved study abroad program in Israel: Yes
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: None
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never introduced

SAFETY Score: 9.33/11

  • Score: 9.33/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 0
  • Campus crime rate: 12.53/1,000 students (high)
  • City crime rate: 18.01/1,000 people (low)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 4.42/34

  • Score: 4.42/34
  • Hillel: Hillel at Gettysburg College
  • Chabad: No
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 0
  • Eruv: None

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