Gustavus Adolphus College is a private, liberal arts college committed to helping you make your life count -- in the classroom, on the field, at our campus in St. Peter, and wherever you go after college.
Founded in 1862 by Swedish Lutheran immigrants, the College is well known for its strong science, fine arts, athletics, study abroad, and servant-leadership programs. Gustavus has the distinction of hosting the annual Nobel Conference«, which brings the world's greatest minds to campus each October.
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St. Peter, Minnesota, 70 miles south of Twin Cities
Private, liberal arts, coeducational, residential, church-affiliated
Bachelor of arts; 72 majors in 24 academic departments
Average Class Size: 15
Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1