Alumni & Outcomes

Alumni employed or attending graduate school/pursuing further education within a year after graduating

Within a year after graduating from Gettysburg, 98% of the 2022 graduating class were employed or attending graduate school/pursuing further education.

Graduate degree completion or enrollment five years 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.

Number of alumni who earned a research doctorate

During 1966-2022, 1,300 Gettysburg graduates earned a research doctorate from a U.S. institution; Gettysburg ranks 50th among liberal arts colleges.

Geographical distribution of alumni

Alumni reside in all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Canada, and in 5 continents around the world.