For Academic Year 2017-18

Tuition: $52,640
*Room: $6,740
*Meal Plan:


Total Charges: $65,210

*Room and meal-plan rates may vary for continuing students due to differences in housing and meal-plan choices.

Other Expenses

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
Transportation: $1,500
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.

Determining Your Costs

You can use Gettysburg's Cost and Resources Worksheet (2017-18) (pdf, appropriate for first-year students) and Online Cost Calculator, including housing and meal-plan options for continuing students, as a tool to determine your individual 2017-18 academic year costs.

Prospective students can use Gettysburg's Net Price Calculator for an estimate of need-based financial aid. 

Doing Great Work

The investment in a Gettysburg education provides opportunities for students during their time on campus as well as their entire lifetime.

Some recent rankings include:

  • Best Value College and Top College for ROI by Forbes
  • First in PA by the Institution of International Education (IIE) for participation in semester-long study abroad opportunities
  • Top tier of the 2017 U.S.News and World Report "America's Best Colleges"
  • Colleges that Create Futures: 50 Schools that Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom by The Princeton Review

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