College-administered financial aid

Gettysburg College awarded $48.5 million in merit scholarships and need-based grants for the 2014-15 academic year, benefiting 67% of the student body.

 First-Time First-Year Students

Year 2013-2014 2014-2015
Class of '17 Class of '18
Size of Class 703 720
No. Enrolled with Aid 480 530
% of Class Receiving Aid 68% 74%
Average Need-Based Award $33,317 $36,825

All Matriculants (Including First-Year Students)

Year                                    2013-2014 2014-2015

College Administered Aid:
  Total Amount Awarded

$48,437,392 $54,139,888

Other Sources of Aid:
  Total Amount Awarded

$21,324,346 $21,912,615
All Sources of Aid:
  Number of Recipients 1934 1966
  Total Amount Awarded $69,761,738 $76,052,503

All Matriculants (Including First-Year Students)

Year 2013-2014  2014-2015
Average Award - All Sources $33,652 $37,087
Student Budget $56,820 $58,808
Aid as % of Student Budget 59% 63%