#19 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Lebanon Valley College

Annville, Pennsylvania

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Lebanon Valley College overview
Location Annville, Pennsylvania
Online lvc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small Suburban
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Lebanon Valley College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Lebanon Valley College, founded in 1866 and located in Annville, Pennsylvania, is a private liberal arts college known for offering an array of undergraduate programs including health professions, business, and music. The institution, roughly 15 miles east of the state capital, Harrisburg, affords a small-town atmosphere amidst historic architecture, with the campus spanning 340 acres. The school's academic profile is bolstered by a commitment to an experiential learning approach, integrating internships and research opportunities across its disciplines. Admissions are somewhat selective, with an emphasis on a holistic review of applicants. The college provides on-campus living options to create a supportive academic environment. Popular majors at Lebanon Valley College include those in the health sciences, particularly physical therapy, which has garnered attention for the college. While athletics is part of the campus experience, with the college competing in NCAA Division III as the Flying Dutchmen, it is not the primary focus of Lebanon Valley College's collegiate identity.

In the most recent statistical year 3,130 prospective students applied, and 2,402 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 428 enrolled in the school.  1,804 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 276 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $47,240 plus fees of $1,380. LVC is ranked 247 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












LVC is rated within the top 33% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Lebanon Valley College overview
SAT 1120/1280
ACT 23/31
GPA 3.79

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Lebanon Valley College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,380
Room and Board $13,220
Budget for Other Expenses$2,668
Total One Year Cost$65,708

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$47,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

73% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lebanon Valley College students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 19%
Business 18%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Health Professions 8%
Psychology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213507 IPEDS survey data for Lebanon Valley College.

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