Fast Facts

Founded
1812
Location
Williamsport, Pa.
Type
Private residential four-year liberal arts and sciences undergraduate college
Affiliations
Accreditation: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Religious: United Methodist Church
Athletics: NCAA Division III
Leadership
Stanley W. Sloter ’80, Chair of the Board of Trustees
Kent C. Trachte, Ph.D., President
Financials
Endowment: $207 million
Total cost of attendance: $52,883
Tuition: $39,360
Room and Board: $12,568
Fees (Est.): $855
Curriculum
41 majors
700+ courses
Top majors: psychology, business, criminal justice, biology, history, mathematics, accounting/finance, communications, political science, art, economics
Student profile
1,200 Full-time (representing 30 states and 22 nations)
50 percent women, 50 percent men
100 percent of students receive scholarships or financial aid
Faculty profile
89 Full-time
93 percent hold a Ph.D., or the highest degree in their field
12:1 student/faculty ratio

Lycoming Notable Rankings:

  • One of the 50 oldest colleges in the United States
  • Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Baccalaureate Arts & Sciences College
  • Recognized as a Tier One institution by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings in the No. 147 spot on the National Liberal Arts Colleges list
  • 2015 Great Colleges to Work For, The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Recognized as one of “The Best 382 Colleges” for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review
  • Ranked No. 101 in the Washington Monthly Liberal Arts list
College colors
Blue and Gold
Athletics program
Nickname: Warriors
Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC)
17 men’s and women’s sports
Alumni of record
15,000
Residence halls
9