Lebanon Valley College Admissions

Costs, Financial Aid, Graduation Rates & More

Lebanon Valley College Admissions Overview:

Lebanon Valley College, with an acceptance rate of 76%, is between highly selective and open to all applicants. Students interested in LVC can apply using the Common Application (more on that below), which can save applicants time and energy when applying to multiple schools that use that application. Additional needed materials include high school transcripts. SAT and/or ACT scores are not required, but are accepted. If you have any questions about the application process, contact the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

Lebanon Valley College Description:

Founded in 1866, Lebanon Valley College was originally started by the Church of the United Brethren of Christ. Now, the school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Academically, the school often ranks high on national lists, and is one of the best values in the north east. The school has an active variety of clubs and organizations, as well as faith-based opportunities. On the athletic front, the Flying Dutchman compete in the NCAA Division III, in the MAC Commonwealth Conference. They offer 24 sports, with both male and female teams. Popular sports include ice hockey, field hockey, football, basketball, softball, volleyball, soccer, and swimming.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,916 (1,712 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 94% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $40,550
  • Books: $1,100 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,980
  • Other Expenses: $2,300
  • Total Cost: $54,930

Lebanon Valley College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 84%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $24,424
    • Loans: $9,409

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Early Childhood Education, Business Administration, Health Services, Accounting, Criminology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 82%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 72%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 76%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball, Baseball, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Field Hockey, Swimming, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Track and Field, Lacrosse

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Lebanon Valley College and the Common Application

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