Lebanon Valley College

101 College Ave, Annville Township, United States
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Overview of Lebanon Valley College

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,756
    • Men:796 (45.3%)
    • Women:960 (54.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lebanon Valley College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
2
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
101 North College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Annville, PA  17003-1400
Phone
(717) 867-6181
Fax
(717) 867-6124
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins November 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
November 1
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Audition for music majors, specific requirements for physical therapy and athletic training programs recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
73% of 2,833 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 1,525 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 1,308 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
513 (25%) of 2,068 admitted students enrolled
Women
272 (24%) of 1,136 admitted students enrolled
Men
241 (26%) of 932 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.65
375 And Above
48%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
584 average |530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
30%
• Score 500 - 600
56%
• Score 400 - 500
7%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
579 average |533-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
37%
• Score 500 - 600
49%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
26 average |22-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
10%
• Score 24 - 29
51%
• Score 18 - 23
35%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $43,650 (73.84537303332769%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,860 (20.064286922686517%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.030113347995263%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,400 (4.060226695990526%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lebanon Valley College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003288
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
446 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
402 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
402 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
69 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$35,396
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 400 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,114
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 362 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,341
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 38 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
63 (13.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,402

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,522 (94.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,392 (91.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,388 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
757 (54.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$33,826
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,375 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,423
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,187 (85.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,858
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 147 (10.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
206 (12.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,852

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$43,588
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
25.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, English, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Creative Writing, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,023

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


118

Part-Time Faculty


167

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


37%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 79% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
419,863

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
202
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lebanon Valley College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


68.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


71.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


73.2%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, athletic training, speech language pathology, medical technology

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Athletic Training, Master of Music Education, Master of Science Education, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (5)


  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Music Education
  • Science Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


4,518

Nearest Metropolitan Area


357 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
21.2 average low in January, 81.2 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
85 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
Nearest Bus Station
Annville
Nearest Train Station
17 mile(s) from campus in Harrisburg

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


80% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


20%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lebanon Valley College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, mini-thon, student government, colleges against cancer, wig and buckle theater group, valleyfest

Sororities


9% of women participate

Fraternities


6% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,624

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,756
Women
960
Men
796

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.2% Asian
  • 3.7% Black/African-American
  • 6.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 81.3% White
  • 3.7% Unknown

International Students


1.1% from 12 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


154

Student Resources

Study resources