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Lycoming College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Lycoming College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Lycoming College Ranked?

2022 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.

Lycoming College was awarded 91 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business/corporate communications.

Overall Quality

Lycoming is ranked #986 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Lycoming is also ranked #62 out of 134 schools in Pennsylvania.

See all of the rankings for Lycoming College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Lycoming?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Lycoming College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 65%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 78% of students accepted to Lycoming submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lycoming College  ( 510 to 610 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Lycoming College  ( 500 to 600 )
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800
Lycoming received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Lycoming College  ( 20 to 26 )
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Learn more about Lycoming College admissions.

Lycoming College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Lycoming is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 Lycoming College is 82%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  82 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lycoming College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Lycoming College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 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 Lycoming the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 55%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  55 out of 100
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100

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

Lycoming College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,065 undergraduates at Lycoming with 1,059 being full-time and 6 being part-time.

How Much Does Lycoming College Cost?

The overall average net price of Lycoming is $18,580. 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 Lycoming

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,906 $14,089 $16,691 $22,486 $27,729

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 Lycoming, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Lycoming, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $9,426 a year. That adds up to $37,704 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lycoming is 8.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Lycoming Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Lycoming make around $45,700 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future Lycoming graduates since it is 15% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of Lycoming College

Lycoming College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for Lycoming are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One College Place, Williamsport, PA 17701-5192
Phone: 570-321-4000
Website: https://www.lycoming.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lycoming
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lycomingcollege

Lycoming College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 47 $30,047
Business Administration & Management 43 $42,402
Criminology 37 $33,993
Business/Corporate Communications 22 NA
General Biology 19 $34,526
Fine & Studio Arts 16 $27,439
Economics 12 $30,409
Mathematics 11 $44,942
Accounting 10 $47,260
Political Science & Government 10 NA

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

Online Learning at Lycoming

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 152 students took at least one online class at Lycoming College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 152 20
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Lycoming College.

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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.

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