Chances of getting into Lebanon Valley College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
73%
Admission Difficulty for Lebanon Valley College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into LVC and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #59 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,068 out of 2,833 applicants were admitted making LVC a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Lebanon Valley College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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LVC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
61%
SAT Scores for Lebanon Valley College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Lebanon Valley College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Average SAT Score 1220

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lebanon Valley College?

Lebanon Valley College typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 61 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lebanon Valley College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >82%
1220 to 1310 Avg + 73%-82%
1130 to 1220 Avg - 61%-73%
1040 to 1130 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 1040 Low <48%
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LVC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
13%
ACT Scores for Lebanon Valley College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Lebanon Valley College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into LVC?

Admission data indicates that LVC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lebanon Valley College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lebanon Valley College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >82%
24 to 26 Avg + 73%-82%
22 to 24 Avg - 61%-73%
20 to 22 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 20 Low <48%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.46*
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Lebanon Valley College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lebanon Valley College was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #32 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as LVC accepts 73% of students who apply.

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High School Class Rank

69% of Lebanon Valley College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Lebanon Valley College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 38%
Top 25% of class 69%
Top 50% of class 93%
Bottom 50% of class 7%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Lebanon Valley College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,525 1,308 2,833
Accepted 1,136 932 2,068
Acceptance Rate 74% 71% 73%
Enrolled 248 218 466
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 23% 23%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lebanon Valley College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Lebanon Valley College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lebanon Valley College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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