Lebanon Valley College
101 N. College Avenue
Annville, PA 17003
Phone: (717) 867-6181
$33,200 tuition and fees
rolling application deadline
Lebanon Valley College is a private institution that was founded in 1866. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,776, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 340 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lebanon Valley College's ranking in the 2012 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 6. Its tuition and fees are $33,200 (2011-12).
Situated on 340 rural acres in the town of Annville, Pa. sits Lebanon Valley College. Students admitted to the college have the opportunity to join more than 85 clubs, organizations, and initiatives that are entirely student supported, as well as various fraternities and sororities available on campus. Students at Lebanon Valley College that are interested in nightlife and entertainment can participate in the Underground Dance Club, which takes place every Saturday night beginning at midnight. Although the town of Annville is small, with a population less than 5,000, it is fewer than three hours away from Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, and Washington, D.C. The Lebanon Valley Dutchmen compete in the NCAA Division III and are members of the Commonwealth Conference.
Lebanon Valley offers each student the “Four Year Graduation Guarantee.” The college guarantees each student will earn an undergraduate degree in four years of full-time study, or the school will provide free tuition for additional courses. The college houses a well-known Physical Therapy Department in a 35,000-square-foot building near the College’s Arnold Sports Center. Notable alumni of the college include Stephen Scanniello, curator of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Cranford Rose Garden, and John Boag, the fourth American to be granted membership into the London wheelwrights’ guild, the Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights.
School mission (as provided by the school):
Lebanon Valley College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Central Pennsylvania within easy driving distance to Baltimore, New York City and Philadelphia. LVC students pursue life goals under the guidance of an involved and supportive faculty. With 1,611 full-time undergraduate students and a 13:1(FTE)student-faculty ratio, the College's size allows for an intimate environment. LVC is dedicated to rewarding achievement and making an excellent education affordable through its nationally recognized scholarships. This program rewards applicants who rank in the top 30 percent of their high school class by automatically granting academic scholarships worth one-quarter to one-half the cost of tuition.
School type - private, coed college
Year founded - 1866
Religious affiliation - Methodist
Academic calendar - semester
Setting - rural
2010 Endowment - $46,614,607
Selectivity - selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate - 70%
Application deadline - rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by - N/A
Class sizes -
Student-faculty ratio - 13:1
4-year graduation rate - 69% - High
Five most popular majors for 2010 graduates -
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 18% Education 18% Health Professions and Related Programs 9% Biological and Biomedical Sciences 8% Visual and Performing Arts 8%