Gustavus Adolphus College

Women's WCLA Contact: Rachel Spiering
Profile
Size
3 / 10
2,181 Undergrads / 2,181 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$29,894 Net Price
Selectivity
4 / 10
68% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Town: Fringe

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
89%
Overall Graduation Rate
80%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
77% / 80%
Calendar System
Four-one-four plan
Religious Affiliation
Christ and Missionary Alliance Church
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, MN, 56082, Saint Peter, MN, 56082 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Rochester Minnesota Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • St. Cloud Minnesota Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Duluth Minnesota Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Madison Wisconsin Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Sioux Falls South Dakota Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Boston Area
Where Grads Work
  • Target
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • University of Minnesota
  • Wells Fargo
  • U.S. Bank
  • ThreeM
  • Medtronic
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Thrivent Financial
  • State of Minnesota
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Best Buy
  • General Mills
  • Ameriprise Financial Services Inc.
  • Allina Health
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Research
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Administrative
  • Human Resources
  • Program and Project Management
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
510 - 640
Math
540 - 660
Total
1130 - 1360
ACT
Composite
24 - 29

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 4,834 1,997 2,837
% Admitted 68% 63% 71%
% Admits That Enroll 18% 18% 18%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.6
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    High School Rank
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (14%)
    Social Sciences (11%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
    Psychology (8%)
    Physical Sciences (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (6%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (6%)
    Health Professions (5%)
    Education (5%)
    Foreign Languages (4%)
    English Language & Literature (4%)
    History (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $29,894

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$44,080
    Books & Supplies$900
    Cost of Living$9,670
    Personal Expenses$1,150
     
    Sticker Price$55,800

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship98%$24,333
    Federal Grants28%$4,482
    Pell Grants27%$4,114
    Other Federal26%$489
    State & Local Grants33%$5,118
    Institutional Grants98%$21,330
     
    Student Loans69%$8,055
    Federal Loans66%$5,624
    Other Loans16%$11,954

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $167 Million $76,474

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $26,250 $287

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 0.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,043 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $51,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.7 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 77% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 7
    Fondling 6 5
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 3 3
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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