College-administered financial aid

Gettysburg College awarded $45.2 million in merit scholarships and need-based grants for the 2012-13 academic year, benefiting 67% of the student body.

 First-Time First-Year Students

Year 2011-2012    2012-2013 
Class of '15 Class of '16
Size of Class 732 769
No. Enrolled with Aid 511 541
Not Funded  0 0
% of Class Receiving Aid 70% 70%
Average Need-Based Award $33,259 $35,056

All Matriculants (Including First-Year Students)

Year                                    2011-2012     2012-2013

College Administered Aid:
  Total Amount Awarded

$45,662,689 $48,646,811

Other Sources of Aid:
  Total Amount Awarded

$21,282,674 $22,077,520
All Sources of Aid:
  Number of Recipients 1969 1998
  Total Amount Awarded $66,945,363 $70,724,331

All Matriculants (Including First-Year Students)

Year 2011-2012    2012-2013  
Average Award - All Sources $33,315 $33,215
Student Budget $52,790 $55,100
Aid as % of Student Budget 63% 60%