Lebanon Valley College Overview
Lebanon Valley College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Annville, Pennsylvania. LVC is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Lebanon Valley College Known For?
- LVC has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
- The 2% student loan default rate at LVC is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at LVC.
- In 2017-2018, 49% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, LVC bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $45,800 a year. That's about 12% more than their peers at other schools.
- The average LVC student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Lebanon Valley College Rankings
We have ranked LVC as #98 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. Out of the 137 colleges in Pennsylvania, it is ranked at #9.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
LVC has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at LVC.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards LVC has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Lebanon Valley College?
Contact details for LVC are given below.
|Address:||101 N College Ave, Annville, PA 17003-1400|
How Do I Get Into LVC?
You can apply to LVC online at: www.lvc.edu/admission/how-to-apply/undergraduate-students/
Admission Requirements for LVC
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into LVC?
Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.
Average Test Scores
About 61% of students accepted to LVC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 533 and 620. Math scores were between 530 and 630.
Can I Afford Lebanon Valley College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At LVC, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $9,723 a year. That adds up to $38,892 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at LVC is 1.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Lebanon Valley College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 186 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,638 full-time undergraduates at LVC, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lebanon Valley College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||45|
|Hispanic or Latino||96|
Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Lebanon Valley College. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 17 countries are represented at LVC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Vietnam, and China.
Online Learning at Lebanon Valley College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at LVC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 84th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of LVC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lebanon Valley College was 56.9%. This is the #462 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LVC regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at LVC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at LVC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Business Administration & Management||#111|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#144|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Lebanon Valley College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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