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Annville, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Lebanon Valley College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.6%
Admission Difficulty for Lebanon Valley College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into LVC and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #88 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,108 out of 2,649 applicants were admitted making Lebanon Valley College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 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.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Lebanon Valley College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 72% of students submit SAT scores and 11% submit ACT scores.

LVC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
72%
SAT Scores for Lebanon Valley College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Lebanon Valley College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Lebanon Valley College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lebanon Valley College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >87%
1160 to 1270 Avg + 80%-87%
1050 to 1160 Avg - 70%-80%
940 to 1050 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 940 Low <58%
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LVC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
11%
ACT Scores for Lebanon Valley College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Lebanon Valley College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 27
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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lebanon Valley College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lebanon Valley College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >87%
24 to 27 Avg + 80%-87%
21 to 24 Avg - 70%-80%
18 to 21 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 18 Low <58%
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LVC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Lebanon Valley College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into LVC. 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 grades are above the average 3.46 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as LVC accepts 80% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.46 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Lebanon Valley College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,401 1,248 2,649
Accepted 1,153 955 2,108
Acceptance Rate 82% 77% 80%
Enrolled 249 229 478
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 24% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Lebanon Valley College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lebanon Valley College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Lebanon Valley College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
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.

FAQs

Does Lebanon Valley College prefer SAT or ACT?

72% of students submit their SAT scores to LVC. 11% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Lebanon Valley College?

80% of those who apply are granted admission to LVC. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Lebanon Valley College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1270. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Lebanon Valley College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 11% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.