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Lycoming College is open for on-campus visits at reduced capacity. We continue to offer virtual visit opportunities as well. We encourage students and families to discuss the options available and schedule a visit that best meets your needs. The College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for both visitors and employees, and has implemented a number of protocols for on-campus visits. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

One College Place
Williamsport, PA 17701
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Middle Atlantic Conferences
From Lycoming College

Lycoming College is a place where students think deeply and act boldly in preparation for careers of significance and lives of meaning. Here, students immerse themselves in experiential learning like internships, fieldwork, research, and global study. As an undergraduate institution of just 1,200 students, Lycoming fosters individualized learning environments such as workshops, hands-on labs, and discussion-based classes, and gives students access to advanced equipment from day one.

With 100+ majors and minors, students can craft a customized, market-driven program tailored to their unique interests and career goals. Additionally, subject-specific career advising and pre-professional guidance result in 98.3% of graduates employed or in grad school within 6-12 months.

From our Outdoor Leadership & Education program, Clean Water Institute, and affinity housing to our 17 NCAA Division III sports teams and 80+ clubs, Lycoming students not only get to learn their passion, but live it.

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Lycoming College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
62%
SAT Range
1040-1220
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$20,036 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$35,487 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 36 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 42 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 42 responses

Majors

Astrophysics at Lycoming College

Want a clearer understanding of how planets, stars, and their environments develop and transform the universe? Lycoming’s Bachelor of Science in astrophysics prepares students for graduate-level studies or careers with high-tech corporations. Students have even completed research for the Space Telescope Science Institute (Operated by AURA for NASA) and the Very Large Array in New Mexico!

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,130 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
10
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
32%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Friendly
    32%
  • Lycoming Warrior
    32%
  • Unique
    27%
  • Interesting
    5%
  • Stereotypical
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
69%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 36 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Community
    52%
  • A home away from home
    39%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Uncomfortable
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 26 responses

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