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Lycoming College Admission Requirements

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Lycoming College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.3%
Admission Difficulty for Lycoming College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Lycoming College and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,996 out of 3,204 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 54 percent. Lycoming College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Lycoming College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
77%
SAT Scores for Lycoming College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Lycoming College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1130

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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 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #31 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lycoming College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >74%
1130 to 1220 Avg + 62%-74%
1040 to 1130 Avg - 49%-62%
950 to 1040 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 950 Low <36%
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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 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Lycoming College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
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 #48 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lycoming College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lycoming College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >76%
21 to 24 Avg + 62%-76%
19 to 21 Avg - 52%-62%
17 to 19 Reach 41%-52%
Less than 17 Low <41%
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Lycoming College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.44
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 3.44 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 62% 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
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Lycoming College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,783 1,420 3,204
Accepted 1,112 883 1,996
Acceptance Rate 62% 62% 62%
Enrolled 174 166 340
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 19% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
65

Applicants have 65 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

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

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?

62% 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.

What SAT score is required for Lycoming College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1220. 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 19 and 24. 21% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.