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Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%

Muhlenberg College Academics

Muhlenberg College requires at least 32 courses to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Muhlenberg College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Muhlenberg College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 82% of students who start college at Muhlenberg College graduate within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Muhlenberg College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Muhlenberg College?

Muhlenberg College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Muhlenberg College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Muhlenberg College

When choosing a major, Muhlenberg College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Muhlenberg College.Muhlenberg College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Muhlenberg College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Muhlenberg College

Does Muhlenberg College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Muhlenberg College offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Muhlenberg College Have An Online Program?

❌ Muhlenberg College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Muhlenberg College Offer AP Credit?

✅ Muhlenberg College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Muhlenberg College Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Muhlenberg College, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Muhlenberg College.

Does Muhlenberg College Require Internships?

🟨 Muhlenberg College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Muhlenberg College

Muhlenberg College Library

The main library on campus is the Trexler Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Muhlenberg College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Muhlenberg College offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University

•3-2 dual degree program in forestry with Duke University

•Dentistry with University of Pennsylvania, medicine with Drexel University, optometry with State University of New York (SUNY) State College of Optometry, occupational and physical therapy with Thomas Jefferson University


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Muhlenberg College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Muhlenberg College has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Muhlenberg College include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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