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
D. Mark Fultz ‘80, Chair of the Board of Trustees
Kent C. Trachte, Ph.D., President
Financials
Endowment: $241 million
$34 Million awarded annually in aid
85 Percent of students receive need-based financial aid
Total direct cost (2022-23 incoming students): $58,730
Curriculum
44 majors, 64 minors
Top majors: psychology, criminal justice/criminology, business, biology, astronomy/physics, art, economics, history, corporate communication, mathematics, accounting
100+ Study abroad locations
Student profile
Approximately 1200 Full-time (representing 29 states and territories and 14 countries)
55 percent women, 45 percent men
85 Percent of students live on campus
Faculty profile
91 Full-time
93 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
Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC)
19 men’s and women’s sports teams
Alumni of record
16,266
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. 124 on the U.S. News & World Report National Liberal Arts Colleges list, and No. 32 on the U.S. News Social Mobility National Liberal Arts Colleges list
  • Recognized as one of "The Best 387 Colleges" for undergraduate education and a "Best Value College" by The Princeton Review
  • Ranked No. 77 in the Washington Monthly Liberal Arts Rankings
  • Recognized by Money Magazine as one of the Best Value Colleges in the nation