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Lycoming College
Williamsport, PA
Lycoming, founded in 1812, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 35-acre campus is located near downtown Williamsport, 200 miles from Philadelphia. Most campus buildings have been constructed since 1950.
Web Site www.lycoming.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,272
   Women 661 (52.0%)
   Men 611 (48.0%)
Graduate Students Not reported
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 70% of 1,876 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.39
SAT Math 522 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 512 average
470-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $51,805
  Tuition and Fees $37,387
  Room and Board $11,418
Average Percent of Need Met 85%
Average Freshman Award $36,681
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 86
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Williamsport Population 29,497
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 88% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
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Sororities 20% of women participate
Fraternities 13% of men participate
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
10.5% Black/African-American
9.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.3% White
5.6% Unknown
International Students 5.0% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 59.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported