Fact Book

The annual Fact Book contains College information. In the course of a year, frequent updates are made to this on-line version as new information becomes available. Select data in the Fact Book are also highlighted on the Facts & Figures website.

Gettysburg College Fact Book

Please note that the Fact Book is for internal users only. A College network (i. e., Gettysburg Email account) username and password are required at log-in. After log-in, the entire 2014-2015 Fact Book is available for downloading as a combined PDF document.

Information in the Fact Book falls into the following categories:

  • General Information (Mission Statement; President's Council; Organizational Chart; Councils & Committees; Board of Trustees; College Profile & Historical Overview; Facts in Brief)
  • Academic Support (Library; Computing Facilities; For-Credit Internships by Department; Participation in Select high-Impact Learning Experiences)
  • Faculty, Department, Program Information, and Personnel (Faculty Positions by Department, Gender & Rank; Average Number of Students per Faculty Member by Department; Student-Faculty Contact Hours by Department; Class Sessions by Department; Full-Time Faculty: Gender, Degree, Rank, Compensation & Start Year; Full-Time Faculty Profile Historical Trends; Ethnic Affiliations of Personnel; Campus Diversity Historical Trends)
  • Admissions, First-year Students, and Financial Aid (Acceptance Rate & Yield; Geographical Distribution; Anticipated Majors; Family Income; Financial Aid Summary Data)
  • Enrollment, Retention, and Graduation (Enrollment by Semester, Class, & Gender; Retention & Graduation Rates; Six-Year Graduation Rates by Gender & Race/Ethnicity; Freshman Retention Rates by Gender & Race/Ethnicity; Attrition Patterns)
  • Student Demographic Information (Geographical Distribution; Religious & Racial/Ethnic Backgrounds)
  • Student Information: Curricular & Co-Curricular (Degrees & Minors Awarded; Teacher Certification; Greek Social Organizations & Membership; Intercollegiate Sports, Records, & Participation)
  • Alumni (Employment; Graduate School Attendance; Career Areas; Geographic Distribution; Alumni of Distinction; Alumni Who Received Research Doctorates 
  • Financial Information (Cost of Attendance; Gift Revenues; Endowment and Property, Plant, & Equipment; Revenues & Expenses)
  • College Facilities

The Office of Institutional Analysis compiles the Fact Book based on data provided by various offices on campus. The data source is noted on each table. We appreciate the efforts of all data providers.