Resources for counselors

At Gettysburg College, we value the relationships that we have with counselors and the important role you play in your students’ college search. We look forward to working with you, and providing opportunities to gain insight into our approach to education and our promise to our students.

Our Gettysburg Approach is A Consequential Education in practice: a renewed, evolved, and intensive focus on how we deliver our signature undergraduate experience to this generation of Gettysburgians. Designed to benefit the whole student, throughout the entirety of their life and career, the Gettysburg Approach will build within every student a breadth and depth of knowledge and set of enduring skills—cultivated both inside and outside of the classroom—to prepare them to thrive in a world marked by change and adaptation.

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Connect with our Admissions Staff

We are here for you! Connect with your regional representative to introduce your students to us, arrange a call during application review season, or find out more about Gettysburg College. We look forward to working alongside you and your colleagues, and we welcome the opportunity to support your programming by serving on panels, presenting at college nights, and more.

When you have questions, please feel free to call the Admissions Office (800.431.0803), and we will connect you with your admissions representative.

Aerial photograph of the Gettysburg College admissions office

Counselor Campus Visit

We are so pleased to offer an in depth visit experience for counselors that includes a tour, lunch and connecting with an admissions staff member! Our Dean of Admissions and VP of Enrollment are both excited to join these visits when possible. The typical offered visit will include lunch but we are happy to accommodate any times. We look forward to hosting you!

Please contact Kate Guy for more information.

Register for a Visit

Counselor-to-Counselor Chats

Counselor-to-counselor chats are one-on-one conversations with the admissions staff member assigned to your region. These personalized conversations are designed for you to get the information you need—whether that’s the answers to a few quick questions or a more in-depth, hour-long conversation.

Request a Counselor-to-Counselor Chat

Group Visits

Gettysburg College welcomes student groups—of ten or more persons—most weekdays throughout the year. Groups that visit campus have the opportunity to attend an information session, tour campus with current Gettysburg students, and purchase meals on campus. We ask that counselors schedule group visits a minimum of three weeks in advance. Please note that groups of less than 10 persons (including chaperones) are welcome to join daily scheduled information sessions and campus tours.

Schedule a Group Visit

Class Profile Highlights

Gettysburg College students are bright, curious, creative, and enjoy being challenged. They are academically strong, come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and take full advantage of the interdisciplinary and co-curricular offerings at Gettysburg.


  • Number of applications: 7,123
  • Class size: 604
  • Enrolled under early decision: 35%
  • Average SAT score: 1337* middle 50% critical reading—630-720; math—610-740
  • Average ACT score: 29 middle 50% 27-32

Thank you for recommending great students to us! If you’re interested in learning more about this year’s class, please take a moment to review the complete Class Profile.

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Penn Hall's cupola with the class flag flying above it

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