Academic Programs

Join Gettysburg College’s community of passionate achievers—on a campus where history and innovation intersect to shape the future.

Explore our academic programs, find out more about the Gettysburg Curriculum, see how our students work side-by-side with faculty doing research that matters.

A strong academic tradition

  • 9 to 1 student/faculty ratio - average class size of 17
  • 65 majors, minors, and programs with a strong interdisciplinary program
  • Nearly 60 percent of the students study off-campus
  • Every student has a capstone experience
  • Faculty are expert teachers, researchers, and scholars
  • 100% tenured faculty have a PhD or terminal degree
  • Distinguished alumni that includes 3 Rhodes Scholars, Nobel Prize recipient, Newbery Medalist
  • Academic Honor Code since 1957