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Muhlenberg College
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  • 4 Year
  • ALLENTOWN, PA

Report Card

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

About

2400 CHEW STREET
ALLENTOWN, PA 18104
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Centennial Conference
From Muhlenberg College

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a selective, private, four-year liberal arts college located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley of eastern Pennsylvania. With over 1900 students, 39 majors, 35 minors and a 10:1 student to faculty ratio, students experience a top-tier liberal arts education that leads to strong outcomes. There are over 130 student clubs and organizations, 22 NCAA Division III varsity teams and 130+ study abroad programs in more than 50 countries.

At Muhlenberg you will find a combination of outstanding academic programs, top faculty who are remarkable scholars and mentors and opportunities with impact like internships, research and study abroad. Muhlenberg is also committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive experience and supporting vibrant campus life and meaningful community engagement.

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Muhlenberg 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
February 1
Acceptance Rate
66%
SAT Range
1150-1340
ACT Range
26-31
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$33,603 / 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
$33,530 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 27 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 33 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 33 responses

Majors

Master's in Applied Analytics (MAA) 4+1 program

The Master’s in Applied Analytics (MAA) 4+1 program allows students to earn both an undergraduate and a graduate degree from Muhlenberg College in just five years rather than the usual six or seven. Students may select any undergraduate major and participate in this program.

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
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    2%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,193 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
58
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Nice But Weird.
    26%
  • Openly geeky in their own way
    26%
  • Nice
    22%
  • Partier
    9%
  • Weird
    9%
  • Boisterous
    4%
  • Racist
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 41 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Has amazing people
    65%
  • Welcome Youth of New Jersey!
    20%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Racist
    5%
  • Sheltered
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$59,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
84%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
59%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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