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

Lycoming College Fast Facts

Williamsport, Pa.
Private residential four-year liberal arts and sciences undergraduate college
Campus size
Main campus: 60 acres
Lycoming Biology Field Station: 110 acres
Accreditation: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Religious: United Methodist Church
Athletics: NCAA Division III
D. Mark Fultz ‘80, Chair of the Board of Trustees
Kent C. Trachte, Ph.D., President
Endowment: $190 million
$34 Million awarded annually in aid
85 Percent of students receive need-based financial aid
Total direct cost (2023-24 incoming students): $61,332
45 majors, 65 minors
Top majors: psychology, business, criminal justice, biology, history, accounting, art, economics, mathematics, political science 
100+ Study abroad locations
Student profile
Approximately 1200 Full-time (representing 31 states and territories and 16 countries)
53 percent women, 47 percent men
85 Percent of students live on campus
Faculty profile
90 Full-time
92 percent hold a Ph.D., or the highest degree in their field
11:1 student/faculty ratio
College colors
Blue and Gold
Athletics program
Nickname: Warriors
Landmark Conference
19 men’s and women’s sports teams
Alumni of record
Residence halls

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. 111 on the U.S. News & World Report National Liberal Arts Colleges list, and No. 11 on the U.S. News Social Mobility National Liberal Arts Colleges list
  • Recognized as one of "The Best 388 Colleges" for undergraduate education and a "Best Value College" by The Princeton Review
  • Ranked No. 89 in the Washington Monthly Liberal Arts Rankings
  • Recognized by Money Magazine as one of the Best Value Colleges in the nation
  • Accepted as a member of the Annapolis Group, a higher education consortium that convenes institutional leaders from the nation's very best liberal arts colleges.