Alumni employed or attending graduate school/pursuing further education within a year after graduating
98% of the Gettysburg 2020 graduating class were employed or attending graduate school/pursuing further education within a year after graduation.
Five years after graduation (as of Fall 2021), 36.2% of the Gettysburg 2016 graduating class have received a graduate/professional degree; 12.3% are enrolled in a graduate degree program. After removing duplicates (i.e., those having received a graduate/professional degree and enrolled in a second graduate/professional degree program), 45% of this graduating class have received and/or are enrolled in a graduate/professional degree program five years after graduating from Gettysburg.
Five to fifteen years after graduation, about two thirds of Gettysburg alumni have obtained an advanced degree.
During 1966-2019, at least 1,255 Gettysburg alumni earned research doctorates, ranking Gettysburg 51st among Baccalaureate Colleges.
Alumni reside in all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Canada, and in 5 continents around the world.