Campus/Location: 53 buildings on more than 357 acres in Annville, Pa., a town of 4,767, eight miles from Hershey.
Students: 1,624 full-time undergraduates.
Freshman Class Profile: 466 students with the average SAT score of 1155.
Faculty: 118 full-time faculty members, 90 percent of whom hold Ph.Ds or terminal degrees in their field; student faculty ratio 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 10 countries, including Argentina, 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: 88 percent of 2016 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.