Lycoming College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Lycoming College
How hard is it to get into Lycoming College and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #34 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. 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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Lycoming College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT85%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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. The school ranks #45 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
Lycoming College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT24%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||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. The school ranks #41 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lycoming College.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.44
Typical High School GradesB+
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 #29 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 64% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
78% of Lycoming College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||25%||23%|
Applications are DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply165
Applicants have 165 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Lycoming College before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to Lycoming College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.