Lycoming College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$41,984
2.66% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$19,659
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.16%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
65.5%
2,917 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,065
99.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
61.8%
243 Graduates

About

Lycoming College is a higher education institution located in Lycoming County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lycoming College were General Psychology (47 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees), and Criminology (37 degrees).

In 2020, 316 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lycoming College. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (196 degrees), 5.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lycoming College is $41,984, which is $13,584 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lycoming College is $41,984, which is $13,584 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,659.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students attending Lycoming College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$41,984
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Lycoming College was $41,984. The cost of tuition at Lycoming College is $13,584 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$19,659
2020 Value
1.88%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Lycoming College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,659. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Lycoming College grew by 1.88%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,229
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lycoming College was of $11,229 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Lycoming College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.01% with respect to 2019, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.16%
2018 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Lycoming College was 3.16%, which represents 11 out of the 348 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Lycoming College received 2,917 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 8.96% annual decline. Out of those 2,917 applicants, 1,910 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,065 students enrolled at Lycoming College in 2020, and 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lycoming College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,910
Accepted Out of 2,917

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lycoming College was 65.5% (1,910 admissions from 2,917 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 62.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −8.96%, while admissions declined by −4.31%.

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SAT Scores

78%
Submission Percentage
259
Scores Submitted

78% of enrolled first-time students at Lycoming College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lycoming College has a total enrollment of 1,065 students. The full-time enrollment at Lycoming College is 1,059 students and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 99.4% of students enrolled at Lycoming College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lycoming College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.9% White, 15% Black or African American, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.76% Two or More Races, 1.6% Asian, 0.282% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lycoming College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32%), followed by White Male (27%) and Black or African American Male (7.65%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lycoming College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,065 students. The full-time enrollment at Lycoming College is 1,059 and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 99.4% of students enrolled at Lycoming College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2020 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 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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
  1. White
    627
  2. Black or African American
    160
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    142

The enrolled student population at Lycoming College is 58.9% White, 15% Black or African American, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.76% Two or More Races, 1.6% Asian, 0.282% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 46 students (4.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 26 more women than men received degrees from Lycoming College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lycoming College is white (196 degrees awarded). There were 5.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (37 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lycoming College is General Psychology (47 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees) and Criminology (37 degrees).

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 (73 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), and History (9 degrees).

Workforce

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 (452,236 people), Other managers (362,824 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (324,019 people), Postsecondary teachers (266,708 people), and Chief executives & legislators (161,215 people).

The most specialized majors at Lycoming College are Social Sciences (73 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), History (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (14 degrees), and Psychology (47 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lycoming College are Surgeons, Physicians, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Lycoming College are Social Sciences (73 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), History (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (14 degrees), and Psychology (47 degrees).

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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 (771,448 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (575,283 people), Legal services (365,137 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (361,159 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (258,729 people).

The most specialized majors at Lycoming College are Social Sciences (73 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), History (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (14 degrees), and Psychology (47 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 47 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 43 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 37 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lycoming College was General Psychology with 47 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

145
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
171
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 145 degrees were awarded to men at Lycoming College, which is 0.848 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (171).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Lycoming College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.91 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 35 degrees were awarded to women at Lycoming College in General Psychology, which is 2.92 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 55% of students graduating from Lycoming College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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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Diversity

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 at Lycoming College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 2.47% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    196 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    37 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lycoming College is white (196 degrees awarded). There were 5.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (37 degrees).

4.43% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    107 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    89 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lycoming College is white female (107 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (89 degrees).

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Operations

Lycoming College has an endowment valued at nearly $186M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.15M (1.16%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Lycoming College had a total salary expenditure of $44.3M. Lycoming College employs 39 Assistant professors, 22 Associate professors, and 18 Professors. Most academics at Lycoming College are Male Assistant professors (24), Female Assistant professors(15), and Male Professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lycoming College are: Service, with 46 employees, Management, with 38 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$186M
2020 Endowment
7.92%
decline from 2019

Lycoming College has an endowment valued at about $186M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Lycoming College declined 7.92% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $146M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.26M - Federal
  2. $276k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Lycoming College received $2.26M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $276k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.6M
2020 Salaries
2.56%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Lycoming College paid a median of $17.6M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($44.3M) and a 2.56% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.299% growth from 2018 and a 2.78% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.13M
Instructional Salaries
88
Number of Employees

In 2020, Lycoming College paid a total of $6.13M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
39 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
46 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lycoming College were Assistant professor with 39 employees; Associate professor with 22 employees; and Associate professor with 18 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lycoming College were Service with 46 employees; Management with 38 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lycoming College was Male Assistant professor with 24 employees, Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, and Male Professor with 13 employees.

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

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