The legend of Gustavus Adolphus College begins deep within the heart of Minnesota.
Nestled among the rolling hills of St. Peter lies one of the most well known, and highly regarded institutions in the United States.
From its humble beginnings as a preparatory school for young gentlemen in 1876, Gustavus Adolphus has developed into one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the country. Their mission of fostering a diverse, close knit community has enabled students to learn, to thrive, and to succeed in their professional and personal lives.
As both an educational institution and a cultural hub, Gustavus exists to help students develop academically, spiritually, socially, and athletically. Through different courses offered in the physical sciences and humanities, as well as through unique programs like their prestigious Honors Program, students are able to explore their interests, gain practical skills that can be applied to their future careers, and discover their purpose.
Going beyond just academics, Gustavus also offers numerous on-campus clubs and organizations that allow students to pursue their passions and build meaningful relationships with peers who share similar interests. Groups like Campus Ministry and Student Senate provide spaces where individuals are heard and respected while researching topics pertinent to today’s society.
When it comes to athletics, Gustavus is no slouch either! From varsity sports like Football and Basketball to Club Sports such as Quidditch and Climbing Gym - there really is something for everyone at Gustavus! The athletic facilities housed within the student-run Gus Young center are always the talk of the town during competition season - offering state of the art sporting facilities for both varsity athletes and recreational enthusiasts alike.
No matter who you are or what your interests may be - Gustavus Adolphus College provides an incomparably unique experience! At its core, Gustavus Adolphus College has built a community that values knowledge, growth and development - crafting life long memories for its students.
Come see for yourself why so many find salvation in the hallowed halls of this Minnesota dreamland - Gustavus Adolphus College! Take part in their phenomenal programs, discover your purpose through varied opportunities for personal growth and exploration - come witness firsthand why over 11000 alumni have been proud to call themselves Gusties!