If you are planning on applying to Lycoming College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Lycoming College's admissions stats.
|Lycoming College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||23%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||37%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||6%|
These are the application deadlines for Lycoming College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Yes||November 15||December 1|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 1||December 15|
Lycoming College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 15 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 1.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Lycoming College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
The early decision acceptance rate at Lycoming College is 88%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 75%. In 2022, Lycoming College admitted 7 of the 8 students who applied early decision.
Some students apply early because they hope it will help their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it shows your interest in a school.
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Lycoming College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Lycoming College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Lycoming College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Lycoming College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Lycoming College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.3|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Lycoming College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 72% submitted a class rank. At Lycoming College 23% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 83% were in the top 50%.
At Lycoming College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||21%|
|3.50 and 3.74||29%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Lycoming College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Lycoming College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Lycoming College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 37% of Lycoming College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 6% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Lycoming College applicants, you should aim to earn between 1080 and 1240 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lycoming College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1240 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lycoming College students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lycoming College students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
To be most competitive at Lycoming College, you should strive to earn between 23 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lycoming College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lycoming College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lycoming College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Lycoming College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lycoming College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lycoming College.
Does Lycoming College accept transfer credits?
✅ Lycoming College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lycoming College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Lycoming College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Lycoming College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lycoming College?
❌ No, Lycoming College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Lycoming College's acceptance rate?
✅ Lycoming College has an acceptance rate of 75%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lycoming College?
✅ Lycoming College's early decision acceptance rate was 88% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Lycoming College? Lycoming College is a somewhat selective institution. The Lycoming College acceptance rate is 75%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lycoming College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lycoming College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
27 and Above
23 to 27
23 and Less
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lycoming College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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