Kristina Fosse '13 is serving in the Peace Corps in China, where she is teaching English as a foreign language at a political science and law university in Lanzhou.
Signe Jordet '04 spent two weeks at the Olympic Games in Sochi as part of her responsibilities as Director of USA Ski Jumping.
Sophomore Karin Dye’s passion for music led her to pursue an independent study opportunity this past January in the Dominican Republic, which turned out to be more rewarding than she could have imagined.
Tane Danger '07 founded the LineUs Improv Comedy Troupe at Gustavus and went on to co-found The Theater of Public Policy with fellow alumnus Brandon Boat '08. More recently, Danger has been named one of 24 Bush Fellows for 2014.
Dr. Dan Dewey received the 2013 Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations and Alumni Service Award. Dewey is recognized for his vision and leadership in co-founding World Altering Medicine, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing…
Sarah Hund ’13 is barely nine months removed from her undergraduate experience at Gustavus Adolphus College, but she is already reaping the benefits of the liberal arts education she received. Hund is now enrolled in law school at the University…
Zainab Jaji '13 grew up more than 6,000 miles away from Gustavus Adolphus College in Lagos, Nigeria. She earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology and is now in her first year of medical school at Yale University.
Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Matt Wood '10 made his way from Pennsylvania to Gustavus and then to the Peace Corps in Nicaragua. After primarily training teachers in entrepreneurship for the past two years, he will return to the U.S. in July to pursue…
Since transferring to Gustavus as a sophomore in 2011, Daniel Venn '15 has developed a passion for teaching English to students in South America. The secondary education major spent this past summer in Ecuador and is currently in the middle of a three…
Dr. Nathan Kreykes '96 is a pediatric surgeon and Trauma Medical Director at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. He was recently named a 40 under 40 honoree by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
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 graduation.
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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70 miles south of the Twin Cities
Founded in 1862 by Eric Norelius
72 majors in 24 academic departments
15 Average Class Size
11:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
80% of students graduate within 4 years
340 beautifully landscaped acres
More than 100 interest groups and organizations
Hosted 99 Nobel Laureates and counting
Top 20 for students studying abroad
Top 10 for Peace Corps volunteers
70% receive need-based financial assistance
More than 90% participate in experiential education
$45 million in institutional scholarship assistance