Tuition & Fees

$41,851

$41,851

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
50%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
52%
400-499
22%
300-399
0
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
30-36
6%
24-29
29%
18-23
46%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,596
Declined + 837
Total Received 2,433
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Private (nonprofit)

1,142

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2372
ACT 3622

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Location

School Facts

Lycoming College is a traditional, four-year, private liberal arts and sciences college with more than 40 degree programs. Founded in 1812, it is one of the fifty oldest colleges in the United States. Its 42-acre campus is located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 90 miles from Harrisburg.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,142
Established in 1812
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Williamsport, PA

35-acre campus in Williamsport (population: 28,462), 90 miles from Harrisburg. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Philadelphia (160 miles); train serves Harrisburg. Public transportation serves campus.

Lycoming College
700 College Place
Williamsport, PA 17701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 14% of male students
 
6 sororities 21% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
50%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
52%
400-499
22%
300-399
0
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
30-36
6%
24-29
29%
18-23
46%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,596
Declined + 837
Total Received 2,433

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Mike Konopski
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 345-3920
F: 570 321-4317
admissions@lycoming.edu

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$40,139

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,896
Room $6,634
Board $6,374
Additional fees $955
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $56,059
Average Financial Aid - $40,139
Total with Avg. Aid $15,920

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,480,397
State $1,267,032
Institutional $29,242,899
Other external $591,897
Total $33,582,225

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $2,837,591
Other external $169,835
Total $3,007,426
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 570 321-4040
F: 570 321-4993
finaid@lycoming.edu

Financial Aid Officer

James Lakis
Director of Financial Aid
lakis@lycoming.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, fencing, roller hockey, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, equestrian sports, fencing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cheerleading, dance, dodgeball, equestrian sports, flag football, fly fishing, juggling, scuba diving, Shotokan karate, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Directors

Michael Clark (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Christen Ditzler (women's)
Swa/head Women's Basketball Coach
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Commonwealth Conference, Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Warriors
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
American Studies
Archaeology/Latin America
Art
Art History
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Comparative Literature
Corporate Communication
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Economics
English
Film/Video Arts
French
German
History
International Studies
Literature
Mathematics
Medical Sociology
Medieval Studies
Music
Near East Culture/Archaeology
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Teacher Certification Programs
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,142

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,142
students

Female
53%
601

Male
47%
541

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,135
students

Female
53%
597

Male
47%
538

1%

7
students

Female
58%
4

Male
42%
3

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented China
Mauritius
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mike Konopski
Vice President for Enrollment Management
570 321-4026
admissions@lycoming.edu

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