We are Number 1

LVC is listed as #1 among all U.S. colleges and universities “most likely to land a job” with a 96.185% job placement rate for 2018. The listings are based on the College Scorecard Data, which analyzed job placement ratings at year ten after students have graduated.

Campus/Location: 53 buildings on more than 357 acres in Annville, Pa., a town of 4,767, eight miles from Hershey.

Students: 1,651 full-time undergraduates.

Freshman Class Profile: 473 students with the average SAT score of 1169.

Faculty: 123 full-time faculty members, 90 percent of whom hold Ph.Ds or terminal degrees in their field; student faculty ratio of 10:1 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. 

Off-campus Programs: Study/internship semesters in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

Career Development: A full range of guidance and support is provided starting in your first year through our experts in the Edward and Lynn Breen Center for Graduate Success.

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), Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC), and National Association of Collegiate Esports. The College offers 13 women's, 12 men's, and one co-ed varsity athletic programs.

After LVC: Lebanon Valley College was listed #1 among all U.S. colleges and universities and #1 in Pennsylvania, with a 96.185% placement rate for 2018. The listings are based on the College Scorecard Data, which analyzed job placement ratings at year ten after students have graduated.