College-administered financial aid

Gettysburg College awarded $47.7 million in merit scholarships and need-based grants for the 2013-14 academic year, benefiting 66% of the student body.

 First-Time First-Year Students

Year 2012-2013  2013-2014
Class of '16 Class of '17
Size of Class 769 703
No. Enrolled with Aid 541 480
% of Class Receiving Aid 70% 68%
Average Need-Based Award $35,056 $33,317

All Matriculants (Including First-Year Students)

Year                                    2012-2013 2013-2014

College Administered Aid:
  Total Amount Awarded

$48,646,811 $48,437,392

Other Sources of Aid:
  Total Amount Awarded

$22,077,520 $21,324,346
All Sources of Aid:
  Number of Recipients 1998 1934
  Total Amount Awarded $70,724,331 $69,761,738

All Matriculants (Including First-Year Students)

Year 2012-2013     2013-2014  
Average Award - All Sources $33,215 $33,652
Student Budget $55,100 $56,820
Aid as % of Student Budget 60% 59%