How much does Gustavus Adolphus College cost?

Gustavus Adolphus College Cost of Attendance
In-state $45,400
Out-of-state $45,400
On-Campus Room and Board $9,910
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,176
Average Annual Cost $23,906
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $14,931
$30,000-$48,000 $14,958
$48,000-$75,000 $16,503
$75,000-$110,000 $23,240
Over $110,000 $28,515

Gustavus Adolphus College Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 96% $27,938
Federal Grants 28% $4,907
Pell grants 27% $4,326
Other federal grants 26% $476
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 40% $5,082
Institutional grants or scholarships 92% $28,168
Student loan aid 65% $9,541
Federal student loans 61% $6,745
Other student loans 19% $13,478

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 212 Up to $12,000
Visit a college campus 308 Up to $8,500
Do an extracurricular activity 309 Up to $3,000
Do community service 312 Up to $500
Take a foreign language class 195 Up to $5,000

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Gustavus Adolphus College Admissions

What is Gustavus Adolphus College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 66%
Average GPA 3.63
SAT Submissions 6% of applicants
SAT Reading 550-680
SAT Math 530-660
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 70% of applicants
Composite Score 24-30

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Gustavus Adolphus College Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2181
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
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Gustavus Adolphus College Graduation Success

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About Gustavus Adolphus College

At Gustavus, students find answers to questions through discovery and imagination. Physics students minor in art or music, theatre students minor in chemistry and English, and economics students minor in peace, justice, and conflict studies. Students get involved on- and off-campus, making a positive difference in the world by acting on the great challenges of our time.

Inquiring minds become sharing minds, and at Gustavus you’ll leave with more than a major and a diploma. You’ll be a part of a special community. You’ll be a good citizen. You’ll be passionate about not just identifying problems, but acting on them.

Join us at Gustavus and make your life count!


800 West College Avenue
Saint Peter, MN

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Fringe Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify