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Why Lycoming?

100% of Lycoming students receive scholarships and/or financial aid
12:1 student-to-faculty ratio
95% of the Class of 2020 entered graduate school or found employment within 6-12 months after graduation
16K alumni in the Lycoming network
100% of Lycoming students participate in internships, study abroad, undergraduate research, or other applied learning experiences
37% of Lycoming students are domestic students of color or international

Beyond the Books

Students rekindle the country's extraordinary spirit of togetherness and compassion through 9/11 Day of Service

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U.S. News and World Report, Best Colleges 2022, Social Mobility
The Princeton Review: The 387 Best Colleges, 2022
Washington Monthly: 2021 Best Liberal Arts Colleges
Washington Monthly: 2021 Best Bang for the Buck Colleges
College Factual Best Value - Best Nationwide
College Factual Overall Diversity - Best Nationwide
College Factual Gender Diversity - Best Nationwide
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Lycoming College earns top honors in college rankings

Lycoming College was ranked once again as one of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges in a series of rankings released this fall by U.S. News and World Report, the Princeton Review, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Monthly. The recognition affirms the success of the College’s innovations over the past decade and demonstrates that its modern and challenging degrees are sought-after in the job market and by graduate schools.

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Academic Minute: Michael Kurtz on weekend feeding programs

Michael Kurtz, associate professor of economics at Lycoming College, examines one way to help disadvantaged children avoid hunger, which can derail them educationally.

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Lycoming partners with Verto to allow students to start college abroad

Lycoming College recently launched an exciting partnership with Verto Education, an organization that enables students to start college abroad before continuing their studies on campus in Williamsport. Students who wish to spend their first semester or year of college in destinations like Fiji, Costa Rica, London, and more can do so while earning college credits that will transfer seamlessly to Lycoming.

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Oct 14

A Beautiful Snare

Oct. 14 - Nov. 13

Lycoming College Art Gallery

Sue Carrie Drummond's exhibit examines how garments and fabric accumulate past narratives. A gallery talk is scheduled for Thursday, October 14, at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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Oct 28

Before the First Folio: Who Was Shakespeare in 1619?

Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.

Trogner Presentation Room, Krapf Gateway Center

Zachary Lesser, Ph.D., this year’s guest speaker for the James and Emily Douthat lecture series, will speak about his examination of more than 300 surviving copies of Shakespeare plays that appeared in London bookshops four years before the publication of the First Folio.

Nov 2


Tuesdays, November 2-16

Trogner Presentation Room, Krapf Gateway Center

Members of the community are invited to participate in this non-credit, educational seminar on Freakonomics. The group will "explore the hidden side of everything" in a book club-style offering led by Elizabeth Moorhouse, Ph.D., associate professor of economics.

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Nov 3

Lycoming College Community Orchestra & Lycoming College Band

Wednesday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m.

Williamsport Community Arts Center

The Community Orchestra will perform Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8, a masterpiece of the late 19th Century. The Concert Band will perform works by J.S. Sousa, Alfred Reed, Leo Delibes, and George Gershwin.

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Nov 4

Fall Choir Concert

Thursday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.

Williamsport Community Arts Center

The community is invited to listen to historical music from composers such as Schubert and Scarlatti, and contemporary selections from composers such as Ysaye M. Barnwell and Dan Forrest.

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Nov 13

November Open House

November 13

Lycoming College

Open houses at Lycoming provide an in-depth look at our top-of-the-line facilities, academic offerings, expert faculty, and hands-on learning opportunities, making them the perfect opportunity for high school students to narrow down their college lists.

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