Lycoming College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Lycoming College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,285 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1812 and is one of the 4 schools located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Lycoming College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
Lycoming College will give you the option to receive a bachelor's degree.

Lycoming College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Business, Management, Sociology and Anthropology, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Lycoming College is fair at 79% (above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Lycoming College is average: 64%. Nearly 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Lycoming College is pretty good: 13:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,900
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - around $35,200 per year. The additional fees at Lycoming College beyond tuition are around $700; this makes it a total of $35,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Lycoming College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
71%
Doable
According to government data, 1,845 applications were submitted and 1,314 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Lycoming College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,600
Medium
Lycoming College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lycoming College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Lycoming College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $5,600 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Lycoming College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Lycoming College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lycoming College Location and Maps



Post Address: Lycoming College, 700 College Place, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5192, USA
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