College-administered financial aid

Gettysburg College awarded $50.5 million in merit scholarships and need-based grants for the 2015-16 academic year, benefiting 66% of the student body.



First-Time First-Year Students

  2014-2015          2015-2016
Class of '18 Class of '19
Size of Class 720 699
No. Enrolled with Aid 530 449
% of Class Receiving Aid 74% 64%
Average Need-Based Award $36,825 $38,146

All Matriculants (Incl. First-Year Students)

                                2014-2015       2015-2016

College Administered Aid:
  Total Amount Awarded

$54,139,888 $53,198,529

Other Sources of Aid:
  Total Amount Awarded

$21,912,615 $23,168,564
All Sources of Aid:
  Number of Recipients 1966 1997
  Total Amount Awarded $76,052,503 $76,367,093

All Matriculants (Incl. First-Year Students)

2014-2015    2015-2016
Average Award - All Sources $37,087 $38,861
Student Budget $58,808 $60,870
Aid as % of Student Budget 63% 64%