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: $232 million
$32 Million awarded annually in aid
100 Percent of students receive scholarships and/or financial aid
Total direct cost (2021-22 incoming students): $58,029
Curriculum
43 majors, 66 minors
Top majors: psychology, business, criminal justice, biology, history, accounting/finance, communications, political science, art, economics, music, astrophysics
100+ Study abroad locations
Student profile
Approximately 1200 Full-time (representing 26 states and territories and 13 countries)
54 percent women, 46 percent men
87 Percent of students live on campus
Faculty profile
88 Full-time
93 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)
19 men’s and women’s sports teams
Alumni of record
16,157
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
  • Recognized as one of "The Best 386 Colleges" for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review
  • Ranked No. 61 in the Washington Monthly Liberal Arts Rankings
  • 2016 Great Colleges to Work For, The Chronicle of Higher Education