Lycoming College

Williamsport, PA

Lycoming College

Williamsport, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$42,939

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
600
25th
500
75th
27
25th
19
75th
25
25th
19
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,910
Declined 1,007
Total Received 2,917
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Private

1,178

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,178
Established in 1812
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Lycoming College
One College Place
Williamsport, PA
17701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
600
25th
500
75th
27
25th
19
75th
25
25th
19
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,910
Declined 1,007
Total Received 2,917

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$36,211

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,984
Room $6,824
Board $6,560
Additional fees $955
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $57,523
Average Financial Aid - $36,211
Total with Avg. Aid $21,312

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Middle Atlantic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Acting. yes
Actuarial Science. yes
American History (United States). yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, Other. yes
Archeology. yes
Area Studies, Other. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Astronomy. yes
Astrophysics. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Corporate Communications, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Comparative Literature. yes
Criminology. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Directing and Theatrical Production. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
European History. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Anthropology. yes
Medieval and Renaissance Studies. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Sculpture. yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes

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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

1,178

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,178
students

Female
52%
613

Male
48%
565

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,157
students

Female
52%
603

Male
48%
554

2%

21
students

Female
48%
10

Male
52%
11

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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
12%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

14%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

96

semester hours

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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

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