#10 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Muhlenberg College overview
Location Allentown, Pennsylvania
Online muhlenberg.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
Muhlenberg College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Muhlenberg College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Evangelical Lutheran Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,118 prospective students applied, and 2,790 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 450 enrolled in the school.  2,028 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 67 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $55,095 plus fees of $735. Muhlenberg College is ranked 86 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Muhlenberg College is rated within the top 19% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Very High
Muhlenberg College overview
SAT 1200/1370
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.44

Applications Accepted

Muhlenberg College overview
Applications Due Feb 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Muhlenberg College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$735
Room and Board $12,800
Budget for Other Expenses$1,850
Total One Year Cost$71,880

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$63,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

86% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Muhlenberg College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Visual and Performing Arts 12%
Social Sciences 11%
Psychology 11%
Communication 9%

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