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 1380 (25th percentile) to 1700 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 21 (25th percentile) to 26 (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 3.06 - 3.33. About 70 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Lycoming College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 28 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lycoming College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lycoming College was reported as 71.6% in Fall 2013 with over 1,740 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

  • SAT Scores: 1380 - 1700
  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Lycoming College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 67.8%
  • 2010-2011: 64.2%
  • 2011-2012: 69.5%
  • 2012-2013: 71.6%
  • 2013-2014: 71.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 70.1%

How Does Lycoming College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lycoming College is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bucknell University29.5%
Susquehanna University72.3%
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania92.3%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Wilkes-Barre82.0%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton86.3%

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 Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lycoming College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 570
Math470 - 580
Writing450 - 550
Total Score1380 - 1700
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score21 - 26
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