Lycoming College

Williamsport, PA

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.

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
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
700-800
6%
600-699
24%
500-599
54%
400-499
15%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
24-29
29%
18-23
63%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,996
Declined + 1,208
Total Received 3,204
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Private (nonprofit)

1,140

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Criminology
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Codes

SAT 2372
ACT 3622

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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 1,140
Established in 1812
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  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
One 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 11% of male students
 
6 sororities 18% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
700-800
6%
600-699
24%
500-599
54%
400-499
15%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
24-29
29%
18-23
63%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
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

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,996
Declined + 1,208
Total Received 3,204

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Interview
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

$43,039

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 - $43,039
Total with Avg. Aid $13,020

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,623,940
State $1,171,845
Institutional $30,984,450
Other external $672,355
Total $35,452,590

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $2,865,191
Other external $145,638
Total $3,010,829
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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

canoe, e-sports and gaming, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, pom and dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, canoe, dodgeball, equestrian, e-sports & gaming, flag football, kickball, pickleball, pom and dance, Shotokan karate, soccer (indoor/outdoor), table tennis, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee

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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
Middle Atlantic Conference
Mascot
Warriors
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
American Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology/Latin America
Art
Art History
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Comparative Literature
Corporate Communication
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Economics
Engineering Physics
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. Criminology

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

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

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

1,140

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,140
students

Female
52%
595

Male
48%
545

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,130
students

Female
53%
592

Male
47%
538

1%

10
students

Female
30%
3

Male
70%
7

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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 15
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Mauritius
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

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

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