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Success After Gettysburg


Nothing underscores the strength of a Gettysburg education more powerfully than the great work of our graduates. They have gone on to achieve personal fulfillment and career distinction in just about every walk of life imaginable.

Get to know our network. Check out some of the places they’ve gone on to work and read stories about their personal and professional success. We were recently ranked 3rd in the nation for best college alumni networks by College Rank. They cited the integral role alumni play in mentoring students before graduation.




Students come to Gettysburg for an education that will open doors to their future. Through a rigorous curriculum of liberal arts and sciences and individualized career planning, our students find exactly that.

Gettysburg College’s Center for Career Development works with every student, from their first year through their senior year and beyond, to do just that.

With alumni in almost every industry across six continents, our network proves that Gettysburgians can go anywhere and do anything with the confidence and experience that their education affords them.

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27,000+ alumni in 50 states and 70 countries
98% of our grads are pursuing an advanced degree or employed one year after graduation
3 out of 4 of our recent grads use the Gettysburg Network



What distinguishes Gettysburg College is our commitment to help every student, from their first year to their senior year and beyond, develop a career plan and build their professional network.

To learn more about our innovative career programming, plan a visit or contact our Center for Career Development today.

98% of internship employers believe their Gettysburg interns will lead successful careers
Students have had over 8,000 opportunities for career exploration over the past 6 years
80% of our students complete at least one internship before their graduation

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A Gettysburg education prepares students to be critical thinkers, effective communicators, and lifelong learners. Thanks to our rigorous liberal arts and sciences curriculum, as well as our pre-law and pre-med advising programs offered through the Center for Career Development, our alumni find that they are prepared to thrive in competitive and top-notch graduate and professional school programs.

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20% of our graduates continue their studies in a graduate school program one year after their graduation
2 out of 3 Gettysburgians obtain an advanced degree 5 to 15 years after their graduation
94% of people who apply are accepted to graduate school one year after their graduation



With over 68 majors, minors, and academic programs, and small class sizes that encourage close relationships with professors and active engagement in classroom discussions, a Gettysburg education prepares students for any career field.

Learn more about the personal and professional success of our alumni by exploring the career outcomes found in each academic department.



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