Alumni & Outcomes

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.


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 research doctorates

During 1966-2020, at least 1,249 Gettysburg graduates earned research doctorates, ranking Gettysburg 52nd 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.