Founded in 1862, Gustavus Adolphus College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of St. Peter (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Gustavus Adolphus College (GAC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. Gustavus Adolphus College (GAC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 160 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GAC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Gustavus Adolphus College|
|Motto||E Caelo Nobis Vires
Our Strength Comes From Heaven
|Colours||Black and gold|
|Address||800 West College Avenue
|Tel||+1 (507) 933 8000|
|Fax||+1 (507) 933 7041|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||800 West College Avenue
Saint Peter 56082
(507) 933 7676
800 487 8288
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church In America - www.elca.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Gustavus Adolphus College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 368,167 physical volumes, 16,452 physical media, 220,529 digital/electronic medium and 99 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Gustavus Adolphus College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,125 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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