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Lycoming College Admission Requirements

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Lycoming College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
65%
Admission Difficulty for Lycoming College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Lycoming College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Lycoming College is 65%.  It ranks #26 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Lycoming College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,910 out of 2,917 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 1010/1210 ACT 20/26). Lycoming College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.49. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Lycoming College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Lycoming College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 77% of students submitted SAT scores and 21% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Lycoming College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1010-1210
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 610
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Lycoming College typically prefers 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. Lycoming College ranks #28 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lycoming College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1210 and Above Good >78%
1110 to 1210 Avg + 65%-78%
1010 to 1110 Avg - 49%-65%
910 to 1010 Reach 34%-49%
Less than 910 Low <34%
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Lycoming College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
21%
ACT Scores for Lycoming College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Lycoming College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lycoming College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lycoming College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >78%
23 to 26 Avg + 65%-78%
20 to 23 Avg - 49%-65%
17 to 20 Reach 34%-49%
Less than 17 Low <34%
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Lycoming College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.49
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Lycoming College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Lycoming College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lycoming College was 3.49 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #42 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 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Lycoming College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 15.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 16.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 26.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 19.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 10.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 12.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

52% of Lycoming College freshman were in the top twenty five percent 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 23%
Top 25% of class 52%
Top 50% of class 80%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Lycoming College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,616 1,301 2,917
Accepted 1,072 838 1,910
Acceptance Rate 66% 64% 65%
Enrolled 181 153 334
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 18% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Lycoming College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Lycoming College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
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.

FAQs

Does Lycoming College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Lycoming College?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to Lycoming College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Lycoming College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1210. 77% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Lycoming College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 21% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.