Lebanon Valley College has joined 67 colleges and universities in an alliance to dramatically expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students…Campus
Campus/Location: 53 buildings on more than 357 acres in Annville, Pa., a town of 4,767, eight miles from Hershey.
Students: 1,608 full-time undergraduates. The ratio of women to men is 54:46.
Freshman Class Profile: 452 students. 85 percent were in the top 30 percent of their high school class, and the average SAT score was 1090.
Faculty: 108 full-time faculty members, 89 percent of whom hold Ph.Ds or terminal degrees in their field; student faculty ration of 11:1 and average class size of 20.
Academic Programs: 40+ undergraduate majors plus self-designed majors and a range of minors, concentrations, and pre-professional options; graduate degree programs in athletic training, business administration, music education, physical therapy, science in STEM education, and speech-language pathology.
Study Abroad: Programs in 11 countries, including Argentina, Australia, China, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, Italy New Zealand, Northern Ireland, and Spain, as well as several short-term programs.
Career Development: A full range of guidance and support, including Career Connections, an online network of hundreds of LVC alumni.
Internships: Available in every major—in Annville, Hershey, Harrisburg, and beyond.
Student Life: More than 90 organizations, including music and theater groups, student newspaper, sororities and fraternities; and club and student-run organizations of almost any kind, including pre-professional, political, athletic, recreational, religious, language-focused, and service-relate groups. More than 80% of students are involved in athletics or the performing arts.
Residential Life: 27 residence halls of various styles; housing guaranteed for all four undergraduate years.
Athletics: A member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III, Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), and Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC). The College offers 13 women's and 12 men's varsity athletic programs.
After LVC: 86 percent of 2014 graduates who responded to our annual survey are employed or were attending graduate school within one year of graduation. Nearly 15 percent were employed and attending graduate school.