*Room and meal-plan rates may vary due to differences in housing and meal-plan choices.
Students also have expenses for books, supplies, transportation, and personal items. While the costs will vary from student to student, the figures below will give you an estimate of what to expect. The College uses these amounts when determining a student's eligibility for financial aid.
Books and supplies: $1,000
Personal and miscellaneous expenses: $1,210
Students should contact the Office of Financial Aid to request a review of their budget if actual expenses are significantly different from the costs listed above. Child care expenses, computer purchases, disability related expenses, etc. can be taken into consideration.
You can use Gettysburg's Cost and Resources Worksheet (pdf, appropriate for first-year students) and Online Calculator, including housing and meal plan options for continuing students, as a tool to determine your individual 2013-14 academic year costs.
Prospective students can use Gettysburg's Net Price Calculator for an estimate of need-based financial aid.
Gettysburg College received high marks throughout 2012 by several news organizations, higher education groups and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The College was scored on everything from academic quality and alumni outcomes, to the overall undergraduate experience.
The rankings serve as another example of the College’s excellent academic reputation among top institutions in the nation.