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Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Lycoming College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Lycoming College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.6%
Admission Difficulty for Lycoming College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Lycoming College and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #40 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,596 out of 2,433 applicants were admitted making Lycoming College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Lycoming College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Lycoming College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
77%
SAT Scores for Lycoming College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Lycoming College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1110

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

Lycoming College typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #44 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lycoming College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >77%
1105 to 1200 Avg + 66%-77%
1010 to 1105 Avg - 53%-66%
915 to 1010 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 915 Low <40%
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Lycoming College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
21%
ACT Scores for Lycoming College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Lycoming College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Lycoming College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #68 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lycoming College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lycoming College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >79%
21 to 24 Avg + 66%-79%
19 to 21 Avg - 56%-66%
17 to 19 Reach 45%-56%
Less than 17 Low <45%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.44
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Lycoming College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lycoming College was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lycoming College accepts 66% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Lycoming College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,283 1,147 2,433
Accepted 817 777 1,596
Acceptance Rate 64% 68% 66%
Enrolled 192 131 323
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 17% 20%

Admission Requirements

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

Lycoming College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lycoming College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213668 IPEDS survey data for Lycoming College.

Frequently Asked Questions

77% of students submit their SAT scores to Lycoming College. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

66% of those who apply are granted admission to Lycoming College. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1200. 77% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 21% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.