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Gustavus Adolphus College

Gustavus Adolphus College

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Founding Date
1862

Gustavus Adolphus College is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church. It offers more than 70 majors, the most popular of which are communication studies, biology, and political science. 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.

  • About 50% of students at Gustavus participate in a fine-arts program.
  • Nearly half of the students study abroad.
  • More than two-thirds are involved in service activities. 
  • With about 120 special-interest groups and organizations and nine Greek chapters on campus, students have a wide variety of activities to choose from. 
  • The college offers over $50 million in scholarships and grants every year