By the Numbers: The Gettysburg Network

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Janet Morgan Riggs Student Center (Photo by May Lonergan ’21)

Gettysburg College is committed to providing a lifetime of support spanning your time as an undergraduate on campus and even after you graduate through the powerful and far-reaching Gettysburg Network. This network weaves itself through every type of industry and spreads across the country, creating many opportunities for our students and alumni to work toward and achieve their professional goals.

More than 32,000 faithful alumni power the Gettysburg Network, but it’s not only alums who compose this far-reaching organization. Gettysburg College professors, coaches, career counselors, staff, and family and friends of Gettysburg grads will forever be a part of your web. All members of the Gettysburg Network are united in the pursuit to Do Great Work, creating a web of interconnectedness that extends a lifetime.

Get to know the Gettysburg Network by the numbers.

32,000 Gettysburg alumni span all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Canada, and five continents around the world. 

9,466 Members of the Gettysburg College Professional Network on LinkedIn—including students, alumni, parents of students, and friends of the College---who have worked at companies such as AT&T, Vanguard, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, and Google.

3,359 Members of connectGettysburg, an online network community specifically for Gettysburg College. Members, which include alumni, parents, and students, can post recent job opportunities, find mentors and mentees, and give or receive career advice.

98 Percent of 2020 graduates that are employed or attending graduate school or pursuing further education within a year of graduation. Employers cover a range of industries, including but not limited to Amazon, Deloitte, Lockton Companies, National Park Service, T. Rowe Price, U.S. Department of Justice, and Warner Media.

71 Percent of recent graduates have completed at least one internship while attending Gettysburg College. Internships can occur during the academic semester or over the summer and include opportunities with AT&T, NBC Universal, Major League Baseball, The Hershey Company, NASA, Teach for America, The Walt Disney Company, and many other organizations across the country.

57 Percent of the 2022 graduating class worked with faculty on research during their undergraduate career at Gettysburg, enhancing their level of deep learning and intellectual development.

40 Ranking by College Consensus for Most Supportive Alumni Network. This ranking is created by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence Awards as a base before placing them in order of Consensus Score, which utilizes both expert and student reviews.

20 Ranking among liberal arts schools on’s College Salary Report, which examines early career and mid-career salaries of alumni based on an online compensation survey. With their breadth of knowledge and refinement of career-based skills, Gettysburg graduates make a quick impact in their chosen professional fields.

Learn more about Gettysburg College’s powerful and far-reaching network.