1,223
Students
Financial aid thermometer
37,279
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
64
64%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Lycoming College is a 4-year institution located in Williamsport, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 700 College Place
Williamsport, PA  17701
United States
Contact Jessica Hess
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@lycoming.edu
Phone: 570-321-4318
Fax: 570-321-4317

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Medical Anthropology Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,924
Applied
1,232
Accepted
1,223
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

941
Females Applied
611
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

983
Males Applied
621
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.37
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st December 15th
Early decision plan November 15th December 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Transfer July 1st December 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 552 490 600
SAT Math 544 498 600
ACT Composite 23 21 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,360
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Fees

730
Full-time student fees
12,568
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

37,279
Avg. Financial Aid Package
39,141
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
24,819
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,751
Avg. Loan Aid
24,770
Avg. Grant Aid
31,590
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,223
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.14%
Black or African American 11.77%
White or Caucasian 62.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 1.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 2.94%
Other 6.13%

Gender

Male (49.8%)
Female (50.2%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 87%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Major Concert, Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board, Lycoming Dance Club, Habitat for Humanity, Circle K and United Campus Ministry

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

124
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 89
Part-time - 35
Male - 68
Female - 56