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Gustavus Adolphus College

St. Peter, MN

According to its mission statement, "Gustavus Adolphus College is a church-related, residential liberal arts college firmly rooted in its Swedish and Lutheran heritage. The College offers students of high aspiration and promise a liberal arts education of recognized excellence provided by faculty who embody the highest standards of teaching and scholarship. The Gustavus curriculum is designed to bring students to mastery of a particular area of study within a general framework that is both interdisciplinary and international in perspective." [Source]

Website: http://gustavus.edu/

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2,251
Undergraduate
Enrollment
74%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$50,490
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

12:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
1.2%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


Additional Information

It should be noted that Gustavus Adolphus College offers an alternative general education program, the 3 Crowns Integrated Core, which should be commended for its robust foreign language and literature requirements in addition to the subjects noted above.


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Curriculum last evaluated: 8/17/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.