The Best & Worst

Location
Gettysburg, PA
Undergrads
2,579
Tuition
$44,210
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    Springfest
  2. 2
    The students - roommates, classmates, neighbors, and co-workers
  3. 3
    The beautiful campus
  4. 4
    The faculty
  5. 5
    The food
  6. 6
    Intramural sports
  7. 7
    $2 pitchers
  8. 8
    Midnight Madness
  9. 9
    Free movie rentals from the library
  10. 10
    Seeing just how wired you can get at 4 a.m. in Musselman Library on the Monday of finals week

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
91% of students return after their first year.
Commitment to Teaching
There are 10 students for every member of faculty on campus.
Proven Success
84% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Easy Financial Aid Process
55% of students surveyed told us that the financial aid process went smoothly and they received the financial aid they needed.
Knowledgeable Professors
100% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
88% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Big Dorms
74% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Easy to Get By on a Student's Budget
62% of students surveyed felt that the amount it costs to live while at school was better than average.
Safe Campus
69% of students surveyed said that they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
64% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Genders Equally Represented
A male-to-female ratio of 47/53 means there's a pretty even balance of students on campus.
Learn from the Best
95% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Personal Attention
You can expect personal attention with 69% of classes having less than 20 students.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.
Students Stick Around
Only 1% of students transfer out.

Worst Of

  1. 1
    The location of the school - backwater Pennsyltucky
  2. 2
    Lack of diversity
  3. 3
    Math/science requirements for humanities majors
  4. 4
    Humanities requirements for math/science majors
  5. 5
    The food - after a year or two
  6. 6
    The overwhelming Greek system
  7. 7
    The lack of things to do
  8. 8
    The crapulence of the network
  9. 9
    The tundra-like state of campus in the winter
  10. 10
    Absurd cable TV lineup

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $44,210, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Students Can't Wait to Get Out of Town
57% of students surveyed said that there's no way they would live here after graduation.
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