Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$54,600

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
600
75th
670
25th
570
75th
34
25th
24
75th
28
25th
24
75th
31
25th
26
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,825
Declined 1,718
Total Received 4,543
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Private

2,950

undergraduate students

21

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,950
Established in 1848
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Muhlenberg College
2400 West Chew Street
Allentown, PA
18104

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not 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
40%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
600
75th
670
25th
570
75th
34
25th
24
75th
28
25th
24
75th
31
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required of some SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,825
Declined 1,718
Total Received 4,543

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$32,069

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,865
Housing $5,790
Food $4,740
Additional fees $735
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $66,530
Average Financial Aid - $32,069
Total with Avg. Aid $34,461

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,060,000
State $833,000
Institutional $41,600,000
Other external $540,000
Total $45,033,000

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $11,880,000
Other external $300,000
Total $12,180,000

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 484 664-3174
finaid@muhlenberg.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Women's

rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

air hockey, badminton, basketball, billiards, cross-country, dance, fencing, floor hockey, foosball, football, quidditch, racquetball, soccer, step team, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, winter sports

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Studies. yes
History, General. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Jewish/Judaic Studies. yes
Management Science. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Economy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Theatre
  3. Media/communication

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

2,950

total students

30%

in-state

70%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,950
students

Female
63%
1,844

Male
37%
1,106

1%

21
students

Female
57%
12

Male
43%
9

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

2,638
students

Female
63%
1,664

Male
37%
974

11%

312
students

Female
58%
180

Male
42%
132

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 15

Spring: December 10

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

16

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

16

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 89
Countries most often represented China
Jordan
Rwanda
Switzerland
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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