Website: www.lvc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,756
Undergraduate
Students
(54.7%) 960 Women
(45.3%) 796 Men
154
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 2,833 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.65
SAT Math
584 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
579 average
533-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$59,110
Tuition and Fees
$43,650
Room and Board
$11,860
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$35,396
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$43,588
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
118
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
80% 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
2.2% Asian
3.7% Black/African-American
6.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.3% White
3.7% Unknown
International Students
1.1% from 12 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
47%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
29.0%
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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 Not Reported
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
November 1
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
73% of 2,833 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 1,525 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 1,308 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
513 (25%) of 2,068 admitted students enrolled
Women
272 (24%) of 1,136 admitted students enrolled
Men
241 (26%) of 932 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
88% of 93 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
3.65
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
584 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
30%
Score of 500 - 600
56%
Score of 400 - 500
7%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
579 average
533-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
37%
Score of 500 - 600
49%
Score of 400 - 500
10%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
26 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
10%
Score of 24 - 29
51%
Score of 18 - 23
35%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 28%
Top quarter: 55%
Top half: 85%
National Merit Scholar
4%
Valedictorian
0%
Class President
0%
Student Government Officer
1%

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$59,110
Tuition and Fees
$43,650
Room and Board
$11,860
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,400
Payment Plans
Installment plan

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 March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003288
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
446 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
402 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
402 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
69 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$35,396
Need-Based Gift
Received by 400 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,114
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 362 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,341
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 38 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
63 (13.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,402

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,522 (94.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,392 (91.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,388 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
757 (54.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$33,826
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,375 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,423
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,187 (85.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,858
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 147 (10.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
206 (12.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,852

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$43,588
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
25.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

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, TEACH Grants
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, English, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,522
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Creative Writing, Music
Number of Awards
78
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
2
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
122
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,023
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
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Education, Business/marketing, 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
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
118
Part-Time Faculty
167
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
37%
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

  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Music Education
  • Science Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Physical Therapy

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
80% 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
20%
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  
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  
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  
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
1,756
Women
960 (54.7%)
Men
796 (45.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,624
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.2% Asian
3.7% Black/African-American
6.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.3% White
3.7% Unknown
International Students.
1.1% from 12 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
154

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.5%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
71.9%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
73.2%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
47%
Average Starting Salary
47%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
29.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 1%
Engineering 1%
Theology 0.5%
Arts and Sciences 22%
Medicine 1%
Education 1%
Other 0.5%

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