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Lycoming College

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Lycoming isn’t somewhere you are — it’s something you do. Lycoming students are some of the nation’s best and brightest – working hard, discovering talents, changing the world, and enjoying every minute of it. Join in. For the Lycoming community, being involved isn’t a matter of if, but a matter of how much.

Student Profile

Fall 2015 Enrollment
1,246 undergraduate students
99% of undergrad students are full time
48% male — 52% female
48% of students are from out of state

Faculty Profile

2015-2016 Academic Year
89 full-time faculty
33 part-time faculty
12.5 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Residence Life

Fall 2015
94% of first year students live on campus
88% of all students live on campus

High-Impact Practices

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First-Year Seminars and Experiences X
Common Intellectual Experiences  
Learning Communities  
Writing-Intensive Courses X
Collaborative Assignments and Projects X
Undergraduate Research X
Diversity/Global Learning X
Service Learning, Community-Based Learning X
Internships/Coops/Practicums X
Capstone Courses and Projects/Senior Experience X

RETENTION FALL 2015

79% of students began in Fall 2014 and returned in Fall 2015 (full time, first time freshmen)

6 YEAR GRADUATION RATE 2015

71.68% of students graduated in 6 years

ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2015

Nonresident aliens 5%
Hispanic/Latino 9%
Black or African American 10%
White 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 5%

ACTIVITIES OFFERED

Campus Ministries X
Choral groups X
Concert band X
Dance X
Drama/theater X
International Student Organization X
Jazz band X
Literary magazine X
Marching band  
Model UN  
Music ensembles X
Musical theater X
Opera  
Pep band X
Radio station X
Student government X
Student newspaper X
Student-run film society X
Symphony orchestra X
Television station  
Yearbook X

COMMON CORE

Arts/fine arts X
Computer literacy  
English (including composition) X
Foreign languages X
History X
Humanities X
Mathematics X
Philosophy X
Sciences (biological or physical) X
Social science X

CLASS SIZE BREAKDOWN

Size 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 55 117 59 32 5 3 1 272

CAMPUS HOUSING OPTIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES

Coed dorms X
Men’s dorms  
Women’s dorms X
Apartments for married students  
Apartments for single students X
Special housing for disabled students X
Special housing for international students  
Fraternity/sorority housing X
Cooperative housing  
Theme housing X
Wellness housing X
Other housing options  

ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS FALL 2015

1,876 Total Applicants
1,305 Total Admissions
343 Total Freshmen Enrollment

Selectivity
69.56% of applicants admitted

Admissions Deadlines for 2016-17 Admission

Rolling admission? No

Closing date: Aug 15
Priority date: Dec 1

ADMISSIONS FACTORS

Very Important
Rigor of secondary school record
Recommendation(s)

Important
Class rank
Academic GPA
Standardized test scores
Application Essay
Interview
Racial/ethnic status

Considered
Extracurricular activities
Talent/ability
Character/personal qualities
First generation
Alumni/ae relation
Geographical residence
State residency
Volunteer work
Work experience

Freshmen Profile Fall 2015

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 470 550
SAT Math 470 570
SAT Writing    
SAT Essay    
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT Math    
ACT English    
ACT Writing    

TUITION AND COSTS

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

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TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2016-17

Expenses  
Tuition $36,432
Fees $955
Total $37,387
   
Room and Board (on campus) $11,418
Estimated Total On Campus $48,805

FINANCIAL AID

Average Financial Aid Packages 2015-16 ESTIMATED

$36,681 First year students
$29,394 All undergrads

Financial Aid Breakdown 2015-16 ESTIMATED

85% on average, the percentage of need that was met
28% of financial need students that had need fully met

$29,394 Average need-based scholarship or grant award
$4,630 Average need-based loan

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