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Lycoming College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

64%
Admission Difficulty for Lycoming College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Lycoming College? The school has a 64% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,232 out of 1,924 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 45 percent. Lycoming 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 half of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1070-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Lycoming College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Lycoming College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Estimated Average SAT 1170
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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 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 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

Lycoming College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >75%
1170 to 1270 Avg + 64%-75%
1070 to 1170 Avg - 51%-64%
970 to 1070 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 970 Low <38%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
24%
ACT Scores for Lycoming College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Lycoming College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 25
Estimated Average ACT 23
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 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 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. 24 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
25 and Above Good >75%
23 to 25 Avg + 64%-75%
21 to 23 Avg - 51%-64%
19 to 21 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 19 Low <38%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lycoming College accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Lycoming College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 27% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

78% of Lycoming College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Lycoming College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 46%
Top 50% of class 78%
Bottom 50% of class 22%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Lycoming College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 941 983 1,924
Accepted 611 621 1,232
Acceptance Rate 65% 63% 64%
Enrolled 128 154 282
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 25% 23%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2019.

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.