Lycoming College

Williamsport, PA

Lycoming College

Williamsport, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$42,714

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%
300-399
0
700-800
6%
600-699
24%
500-599
54%
400-499
15%
24-29
29%
18-23
63%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,994
Declined 1,210
Total Received 3,204
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Private

1,140

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,140
Established in 1812
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist

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 town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Williamsport-Lycoming County

Lycoming College
One College Place
Williamsport, PA
17701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activities Board
  • Lycoming Pom and Dance Club
  • Society of Physics Students
  • Black Student Union
  • Creative Arts Society

Top Events

  • Major Concert
  • Campus Carnival
  • Involvement Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
700-800
6%
600-699
24%
500-599
54%
400-499
15%
24-29
29%
18-23
63%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.51

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,994
Declined 1,210
Total Received 3,204

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
academic GPA
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,267

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,984
Room & board $13,384
Additional fees $730
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,000
Total $58,298
Average Financial Aid - $5,267
Total with Avg. Aid $53,031
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

canoe, e-sports and gaming, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, pom and dance

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Archeology
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry, General
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, General
Comparative Literature
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Mathematics, General
Medical Anthropology
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,140

total students

57%

in-state

43%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 57%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

17

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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