Lebanon Valley College

Annville, PA

Website: www.lvc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,744
Undergraduate
Students
(53.6%) 934 Women
(46.4%) 810 Men
172
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 2,731 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.64
SAT Math
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
589 average
538-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$57,110
Tuition and Fees
$44,910
Room and Board
$12,200
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$35,597
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$43,880
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
122
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Annville Population
4,518
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
77% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
2.8% Black/African-American
5.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.0% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
1.0%
First-Year Students Returning
81.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 3  
History   2
Academic Electives 1  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
101 North College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Annville, PA 17003-1400
Phone
(717) 867-6181
Fax
(717) 867-6124
E-mail
admission@lvc.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins November 15
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Audition for music majors, specific requirements for physical therapy and athletic training programs recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
78% of 2,731 applicants were admitted
Women
77% of 1,360 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 1,371 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
513 (24%) of 2,136 admitted students enrolled
Women
257 (25%) of 1,046 admitted students enrolled
Men
266 (24%) of 1,090 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
93% of 74 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.64
3.75 and Above
48%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
530-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
9%
Score of 600 - 700
34%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
13%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
589 average
538-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
42%
Score of 500 - 600
39%
Score of 400 - 500
12%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
15%
Score of 24 - 29
51%
Score of 18 - 23
34%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 22%
Top quarter: 48%
Top half: 80%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$57,110
Tuition and Fees
$44,910
Room and Board
$12,200
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 5
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003288
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
460 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
423 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
423 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
107 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$35,597
Need-Based Gift
Received by 415 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,099
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 360 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,309
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 47 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
48 (13.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,205

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,574 (94.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,430 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,428 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
325 (54.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$34,567
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,414 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,353
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,214 (85.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,308
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 159 (10.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
84 (12.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,316

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$43,880
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, English, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Creative Writing, Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Education, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, athletic training, speech language pathology, medical technology
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
122
Part-Time Faculty
133
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
41%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 79% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
419,863
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
202
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Annville Population
4,518
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
357 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.2 average low in January, 81.2 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Annville
Nearest Train Station
17 mile(s) from campus in Harrisburg

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
77% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
23%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, mini-thon, student government, colleges against cancer, wig and buckle theater group, valleyfest
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,744
Women
934 (53.6%)
Men
810 (46.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,651
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
2.8% Black/African-American
5.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.0% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students.
1.0%
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
172

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
81.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
72.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
73.2%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 1%
Engineering 1%
Theology 0.5%
Arts and Sciences 22%
Medicine 1%
Education 1%
Other 0.5%

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