Lycoming College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$44,544
3.03% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$19,697
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.84%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.2%
3,039 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,059
99.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
63.8%
219 Graduates

About

Lycoming College is a higher education institution located in Lycoming County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Lycoming College were Criminology (39 degrees awarded), General Psychology (35 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (27 degrees).

In 2022, 266 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lycoming College. 57.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (159 degrees), 4.68 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (34 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lycoming College is $44,544, which is $16,214 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lycoming College is $44,544, which is $16,214 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,697.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Lycoming College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$44,544
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lycoming College was $44,544. The cost of tuition at Lycoming College is $16,214 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$19,697
2022 Value
0.969%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lycoming College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,697. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lycoming College grew by 0.969%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,772
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lycoming College was of $13,772 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Lycoming College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.84%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lycoming College was 2.84%, which represents 11 out of the 387 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Lycoming College received 3,039 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.89% annual growth. Out of those 3,039 applicants, 2,286 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,059 students enrolled at Lycoming College in 2022. 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lycoming College has an overall enrollment yield of 12.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,286
Accepted Out of 3,039

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lycoming College was 75.2% (2,286 admissions from 3,039 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 74.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.89%, while admissions grew by 9.59%..

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SAT Scores

45%
Submission Percentage (2022)
132
Scores Submitted (2022)

45% of enrolled first-time students at Lycoming College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lycoming College had a total enrollment of 1,059 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lycoming College is 1,052 students and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 99.3% of students enrolled at Lycoming College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lycoming College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.9% White, 13.9% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% Black or African American, 3.31% Two or More Races, 1.32% Asian, and 0.189% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Lycoming College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.3%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.27%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lycoming College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,059 students. The full-time enrollment at Lycoming College is 1,052 and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 99.3% of students enrolled at Lycoming College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lycoming College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Lycoming College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    645 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    147 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    132 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lycoming College is 60.9% White, 13.9% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% Black or African American, 3.31% Two or More Races, 1.32% Asian, and 0.189% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 50 students (4.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 42 more women than men received degrees from Lycoming College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lycoming College is white (159 degrees awarded). There were 4.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (34 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lycoming College is Criminology (39 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (35 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (27 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lycoming College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Social Sciences (67 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lycoming College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (456,653 people), Other managers (388,143 people), Postsecondary teachers (265,523 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (261,332 people), and Chief executives & legislators (167,545 people).

The most specialized majors at Lycoming College in 2022 are Social Sciences (67 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), Physical Sciences (14 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (29 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lycoming College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Lycoming College are Social Sciences (67 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), Physical Sciences (14 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (29 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lycoming College are Elementary & secondary schools (627,803 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (549,758 people), Legal services (365,685 people), Computer Systems Design (319,225 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (248,303 people).

The most specialized majors at Lycoming College are Social Sciences (67 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), Physical Sciences (14 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (29 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lycoming College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 39 degrees awarded
  2. 35 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lycoming College was Criminology with 39 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

112
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
154
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 112 degrees were awarded to men at Lycoming College, which is 0.727 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (154).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Lycoming College in Criminology, which is 1.05 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Lycoming College in General Psychology, which is 6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 52% of students graduating from Lycoming College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lycoming College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.57% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    159 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lycoming College is white (159 degrees awarded). There were 4.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (34 degrees).

2.26% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    89 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lycoming College is white female (89 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (70 degrees).

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Operations

Lycoming College has an endowment valued at nearly $190M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−10.2%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Lycoming College had a total salary expenditure of 50.7M. Lycoming College employs 35 Assistant professors, 27 Associate professors and 18 Professors. Most academics at Lycoming College are Female Assistant professor (18), Male Assistant professor (17), and Female Associate professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lycoming College are: Service, with 51 employees, Management, with 40 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

Endowment

$190M
2022 Endowment
17.2%
decline from 2021

Lycoming College has an endowment valued at about $190M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lycoming College declined 17.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $141M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$18.5M
2022 Salaries
4.61%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lycoming College paid a median of $18.5M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($50.7M) and a 4.61% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.57M
Instructional Salaries
90
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lycoming College paid a total of $6.57M to 90 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lycoming College were Assistant professor with 35 employees, Associate professor with 27 employees, and Professor with 18 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lycoming College were Service with 51 employees, Management with 40 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lycoming College was Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lycoming College.

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