Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$54,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
52%
500-599
24%
400-499
3%
700-800
14%
600-699
47%
500-599
34%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
30-36
44%
24-29
48%
18-23
6%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private

2,251

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Muhlenberg College, founded in 1848, is an independent, undergraduate, coeducational institution associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Its 75-acre campus is located in Allentown, 60 miles from Philadelphia and 90 miles from New York City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,251
Established in 1848
Coeducational Coeducational

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75-acre, suburban campus in Allentown (population: 121,283), 60 miles from Philadelphia and 90 miles from New York City. Served by bus; air and train serve Philadelphia; smaller airport serves Bethlehem (10 miles). School operates transportation to Philadelphia and New York City. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Lehigh Valley International

Muhlenberg College
2400 West Chew Street
Allentown
18104

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Theater Association
  • Environmental Action Team
  • Jefferson School Partnership
  • Select Choir
  • Habitat for Humanity

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Jefferson School Field Day
  • Family Weekend
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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

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
71%
Top 1/2
95%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
52%
500-599
24%
400-499
3%
700-800
14%
600-699
47%
500-599
34%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
30-36
44%
24-29
48%
18-23
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.39

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $53,865
Room & board $12,165
Additional fees $735
Books & supplies $1,400
Other fees $1,250
Total $69,415
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Financial Facts

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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Rugby, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Rugby, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Economics, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Studies
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

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

2,251

total students

27%

in-state

73%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,251
students

Female
61%
1,368

Male
39%
883

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,193
students

Female
61%
1,335

Male
39%
858

3%

58
students

Female
57%
33

Male
43%
25

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 81%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

33

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 yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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