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Lebanon Valley College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Lebanon Valley College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Lebanon Valley College Ranked?

Quality Badge

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Lebanon Valley College was awarded 22 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is special education.

Overall Quality

LVC is ranked #246 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

LVC is also ranked #25 out of 123 schools in Pennsylvania.

See all of the rankings for Lebanon Valley College.

Is It Hard to Get Into LVC?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Lebanon Valley College is 73%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that LVC is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 61% of students accepted to LVC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 533 and 620. Math scores were between 530 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lebanon Valley College  ( 533 to 620 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Lebanon Valley College  ( 530 to 630 )
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800
LVC received ACT scores from 13% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Lebanon Valley College  ( 22 to 26 )
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Learn more about Lebanon Valley College admissions.

Lebanon Valley College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At LVC, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Lebanon Valley College is 49%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  49 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lebanon Valley College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Lebanon Valley College has a freshmen retention rate of 81%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100
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100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At LVC the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 68%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  68 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Lebanon Valley College.

Average Overall Diversity at LVC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,729 undergraduates at LVC with 1,638 being full-time and 91 being part-time.

LVC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

LVC scored 56.16 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  56.16 out of 100
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How Much Does Lebanon Valley College Cost?

The overall average net price of LVC is $27,203. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for LVC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$22,397 $22,748 $25,012 $28,181 $30,261

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of LVC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At LVC, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $9,723 a year. That adds up to $38,892 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LVC is 1.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Get more details about paying for Lebanon Valley College.

How Much Money Do LVC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from LVC make about $45,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for LVC students since it is 15% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at Lebanon Valley College make the most money.

Location of Lebanon Valley College

Lebanon Valley College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Annville, Pennsylvania. LVC is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of Lebanon Valley College

Contact details for LVC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 101 N College Ave, Annville, PA 17003-1400
Phone: 717-867-6100
Website: www.lvc.edu
Facebook: http://www.lvc.edu/facebook/facebook.aspx
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lvc

Lebanon Valley College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 44 majors graduated from Lebanon Valley College. Of these students, 434 received undergraduate degrees and 82 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 65 NA
Business Administration & Management 38 $40,500
Teacher Education Grade Specific 37 $40,800
Special Education 28 $41,500
Music 24 $29,200
General Biology 20 NA
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 19 $35,500
General Psychology 19 NA
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 16 NA
Economics 16 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Lebanon Valley College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at LVC

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 192 students took at least one online class at Lebanon Valley College. This is an increase from the 103 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 192 38
2016-2017 103 22
2015-2016 124 21
2014-2015 20 7
2013-2014 47 14

Learn more about online learning at Lebanon Valley College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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