Academic Program

Average class size

In Fall 2018, Gettysburg has an average class size of 17. 21.3% of class sections have fewer than 10 students enrolled. And 69.6% of class sections have fewer than 20 students enrolled.


Student-faculty ratio

Student-faculty ratio is currently around 9 to 1. All tenured and tenure-track faculty members have a doctorate or other terminal degree.


Degrees awarded by major

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 611 students earned bachelor’s degrees, 111 of whom had double majors. The most popular majors were: Economics (including Mathematical Economics), Organization & Management Studies, Political Science, Health Sciences, Psychology, History, English, and Biology (including Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).


Minors granted by departments

During the 2018-2019 academic year, a total of 414 minors were completed by 344 students, including 61 students with double minors, 3 students with triple minors, and 1 student with four minors. Most popular minors are: Business, Peace & Justice Studies, Spanish, Educational Studies, Mathematics , Writing, and Civil War Era Studies.