Scholarships and Aid

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Gettysburg College is committed to working with students and their families to ensure that the ability to pay does not become an obstacle to a Gettysburg education.

Need-based financial aid, academic merit scholarships, and music talent scholarships are available. The brochure Investing in Your Future: Financing a Gettysburg Education(PDF) provides an overview of the financial aid application process as well as financing options. Financial aid packages offered by Gettysburg College are competitive with those available from our peer institutions.

Investing in your future

Financial Aid and Scholarships at Gettysburg

  • 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.
  • Merit-based scholarships range from $7,000 to $25,000 per year.

Financial Aid Application Deadlines & Forms

Gettysburg College School Codes

FAFSA: 003268
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE: 2275

New! FSA ID Replaces the "PIN"

As of May 2015, students and parents must create a FSA ID (username and password) in order to access the FAFSA, and other Federal Student Aid sites. Please note: each FSA ID user must have a unique e-mail address

If you already have a PIN, you can link your information to your new FSA ID by entering your PIN while registering for your FSA ID.  More information about the FSA ID.

Gettysburg College
Office of Financial Aid
300 N. Washington St.
Campus Box 438
Gettysburg, PA 17325

P: 717-337-6611
F: 717-337-8555

Contact your Financial Aid Counselor

Note! PA State Grant Recipients

Students do not need to "accept" their anticipated PA State Grant for the 2015-16 academic year.

Once the PA State Budget is passed, the Office of Financial Aid will update eligible students' financial aid awards with their final PA State Grant eligibility.

Gettysburg ranked No. 11 in nation for internship opportunities by The Princeton Review

princeton review Gettysburg earned one of the best Return-On-Education scores in the nation based on 40 weighted data points, including academics, cost, financial aid, student debt, graduation rates, alumni salaries, and job satisfaction. Read more about the ranking.