Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Fast Facts

Founded
1812
Location
Williamsport, Pa.
Type
Private residential four-year liberal arts and sciences undergraduate college
Campus size
Main campus: 60 acres
Lycoming Biology Field Station: 110 acres
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
$31 Million awarded annually in aid
100 Percent of students receive scholarships or financial aid
Total direct cost (2019-20 incoming students): $53,904
Curriculum
43 majors, 66 minors
Top majors: psychology, business, criminal justice, biology, history, accounting/finance, communications, political science, art, economics, music, astrophysics
27+ Study abroad locations
Student profile
1200 Full-time (representing 29 states and territories and 17 countries)
52 percent women, 48 percent men
87 Percent of students live on campus
Faculty profile
88 Full-time
97 percent hold a Ph.D., or the highest degree in their field
12:1 student/faculty ratio
College colors
Blue and Gold
Athletics program
Nickname: Warriors
Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC)
17 men’s and women’s sports teams
Alumni of record
15,951
Residence halls
9

Lycoming Notable Rankings:

  • One of the 50 oldest colleges in the United States
  • Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Baccalaureate Arts & Sciences College
  • Ranked No. 117 on the U.S. News & World Report National Liberal Arts Colleges list, and No. 25 on the U.S. News Social Mobility National Liberal Arts Colleges list
  • 2016 Great Colleges to Work For, The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Recognized as one of "The Best 385 Colleges" for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review
  • One of a handful of PA Colleges of Distinction, with special recognitions in Business Administration, Education, and Career Development
  • Named a "Top ROI College" by Forbes
  • Ranked No. 100 in the Washington Monthly Liberal Arts Rankings