Lycoming College

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Lycoming College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Williamsport, PA, a predominately urban area. There are around a thousand students enrolled per year at Lycoming College.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 1040 (25th percentile) to 1220 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants accepted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Lycoming College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. About 60 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Lycoming College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 17 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lycoming College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Lycoming College was reported as 62.3% in Fall 2020 with over 3,200 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Lycoming College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Lycoming College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Lycoming College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 69.6%
  • 2017-2018: 64.0%
  • 2018-2019: 65.6%
  • 2019-2020: 62.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 60.0%

How Does Lycoming College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lycoming College is ten percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bucknell University34.2%
Lock Haven University94.8%
Susquehanna University72.0%
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania96.1%
Misericordia University85.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lycoming College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 610
Math520 - 610
Total Score1040 - 1220
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math18 - 23
Composite Score19 - 24
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