Gustavus Adolphus College


Gustavus Adolphus College is a highly selective, private, coeducational, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Founded in 1862, it has valued its Lutheran and Swedish heritages throughout its history. The college is guided by five core values: excellence, community, justice, service, and faith.

Academic Programs

Majors in Accounting, Public Accounting, Art Education, Art History, Art Studio, Athletic Training, Biology, Biology/Life Science Teaching, Communication Arts/Literature Teaching, Chemistry, Classics, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Dance, Economics, Elementary Education, English, Environmental Studies, French, Geography, Geology, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, Health Fitness, Health Education, History, Japanese Studies, Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies, Management, Mathematics, Music, Music Education, Nursing, Physical Education, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Russian Studies, Scandinavian Studies, Social Studies Teaching, Sociology and Anthropology, Spanish, Statistics, Theatre.

Pre-professional programs in Actuarial Science, Architecture, Arts Administration, Church Vocations, Dentistry, Engineering, Law, Materials Science, Medicine, Ministry, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Veterinary Medicine.

21 departmental and academic honor societies

About 48% of 2014 graduates studied abroad during their college careers.


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West College Avenue,800
56082 Saint Peter, Minnesota, USA

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