Lebanon Valley College

Lebanon Valley College

Lebanon Valley College, established in 1866 and also known as LVC or Lebanon Valley, is a small, liberal arts college located in the heart of Annville in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. LVC consistently ranked among the "America's Best Colleges" by the US News & World Report. The College offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

Lebanon Valley College's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. They participate in sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, and swimming. They also have a cheerleading team. The sports teams are nicknamed as the Dutchmen. The campus is also home to several student clubs and organizations.

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Contacting Lebanon Valley College

Lebanon Valley College
101 N College Ave
Annville , PA 17003-1400
General Phone: (717) 867-6100

Lebanon Valley College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching84elementary school teaching, music teaching, science teaching
Liberal Arts73American studies, German language, French language, Spanish language, English, interdisciplinary studies, economics, political science, sociology, ...
Business and Management67business management, accounting, actuarial science
Therapy and Counseling41psychology, psychobiology, physical therapy
Media40digital communications, recording arts tech
Science39biology, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, chemistry, physics
Medical Support and Technology33health service and sciences, clinical lab tech
Music31music performance, music management
Fine Arts6fine arts
Medical Administration5health care administration
Security and Law Enforcement5criminology
Computer Science and Engineering3computer science
Hospitality1hotel management
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy, religion

Number of programs and degrees for Lebanon Valley College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree39835
Master's degree223
Doctor's degree - professional practice81
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years02
Associate's degree12
Postbaccalaureate certificate01

Lebanon Valley College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lebanon Valley College had a total enrollment of 1,936 students (1,841 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 55%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 32%
20-21 39%
22-24 17%
25-29 4%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 3%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey13%
New York1%

Lebanon Valley College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %

Lebanon Valley College Room and Board (2007)

Lebanon Valley College offers campus housing for 1,185 of its 1,841 (full-time) students.

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Lebanon Valley College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Lebanon Valley College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 29,350
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 29,350
Room and board $ 7,760
Room charge $ 3,790
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,970
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Lebanon Valley College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 328800)

Lebanon Valley College Faculty

Lebanon Valley College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1713
Non-tenured and not on tenure track55

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*3$85,621
All faculty totalcalendar year4$109,0324$88,031

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year18$79,9764$75,981
Associate professoracademic year22$62,63111$64,923
Assistant professoracademic year18$52,05716$50,510
Instructoracademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year60$64,07831$58,911

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lebanon Valley College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation
Basketball Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation
Baseball Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation
Track Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

Lebanon Valley College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Actuarial Science
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Recording Arts Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Music Management and Merchandising
Music Performance, General

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Lebanon Valley College Apart:

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