Tuition & Fees

$37,162

$37,162

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
48%
400-499
36%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
48%
400-499
36%
300-399
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
58%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,305
Declined + 571
Total Received 1,876
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Private (nonprofit)

1,272

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2372
ACT 3622

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School Facts

Lycoming is a private, four-year, coeducational, Liberal Arts College. Founded in 1812, it is one of the fifty oldest colleges in the United States. Its 40-acre campus is located in Williamsport, 90 miles from Harrisburg.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,272
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: 28,834), 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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
 
5 sororities 19% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
48%
400-499
36%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
48%
400-499
36%
300-399
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
58%
12-17
4%

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 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,305
Declined + 571
Total Received 1,876

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores

Considered

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

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

James D. Spencer
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 345-3920
F: 570 321-4317
admissions@lycoming.edu

Cost

Tuition $36,432
Room $5,824
Board $5,594
Additional fees $730
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $49,580
Average Financial Aid - $35,046
Total with Avg. Aid $14,534

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$35,046

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,351,709
State $1,501,486
Institutional $27,258,771
Other external $602,735
Total $31,714,701

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $3,711,814
Other external $211,429
Total $3,923,243

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Commonwealth Conference (Division III), Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Warriors
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Mathematics
American Studies
Art
Art History
Astronomy
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Economics
English
French
German
History
International Studies
Mathematics
Music
Near East Culture/Archaeology
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Teacher Certification Programs
Theatre
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

100%

1,272
students

Female
52%
661

Male
48%
611

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,245
students

Female
52%
647

Male
48%
598

undergraduatePart-time

3%

27
students

Female
52%
14

Male
48%
13

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

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
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

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 transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Columbia
Germany
Vietnam
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special orientation

International Student Contact

James Spencer
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
570 321-4026
admissions@lycoming.edu

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