College-administered financial aid

Gettysburg College awarded $64.4 million in merit scholarships and need-based grants for the 2018-19 academic year, benefiting 65% of the student body.

First-Time First-Year Students

2016-2017 2017-2018
Class of ’20 Class of ’21
Size of Class 698 720
No. Enrolled with Aid 451 472
% of Class Receiving Aid 65% 66%
Average Need-Based Award $41,630 $40,147

All Matriculants (Incl. First-Year Students)

2016-2017 2017-2018

College Administered Aid:
Total Amount Awarded

$54,939,266 $61,751,237

Other Sources of Aid:
Total Amount Awarded

$25,766,242 $27,755,861
All Sources of Aid:
Number of Recipients 2,079 2,185
Total Amount Awarded $80,705,508 $89,507,098

All Matriculants (Incl. First-Year Students)

2016-2017 2017-2018
Average Award - All Sources $41,554 $40,700
Student Budget $63,000 $65,210
Aid as % of Student Budget 63% 70%

Source

Office of Financial Aid