Lebanon Valley College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$47,240
3.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,743
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.855%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
76.7%
3,130 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,080
86.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
68.2%
290 Graduates

About

Lebanon Valley College is a higher education institution located in Lebanon County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Lebanon Valley College were Kinesiology & Exercise Science (77 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (27 degrees).

In 2022, 608 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lebanon Valley College. 60.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (535 degrees), 19.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lebanon Valley College is $47,240, which is $23,244 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lebanon Valley College is $47,240, which is $23,244 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,743.

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending Lebanon Valley College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$47,240
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lebanon Valley College was $47,240. The cost of tuition at Lebanon Valley College is $23,244 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$26,743
2022 Value
0.746%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lebanon Valley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,743. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lebanon Valley College grew by 0.746%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,810
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lebanon Valley College was of $12,810 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.48% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Lebanon Valley College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 3.13% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.855%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lebanon Valley College was 0.855%, which represents 4 out of the 468 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Lebanon Valley College received 3,130 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.68% annual growth. Out of those 3,130 applicants, 2,402 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,080 students enrolled at Lebanon Valley College in 2022. 42% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lebanon Valley College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,402
Accepted Out of 3,130

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lebanon Valley College was 76.7% (2,402 admissions from 3,130 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 77.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.68%, while admissions grew by 2.47%..

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SAT Scores

42%
Submission Percentage (2022)
178
Scores Submitted (2022)

42% of enrolled first-time students at Lebanon Valley College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lebanon Valley College had a total enrollment of 2,080 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lebanon Valley College is 1,804 students and the part-time enrollment is 276. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Lebanon Valley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lebanon Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.8% White, 5.91% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Black or African American, 2.93% Two or More Races, 2.07% Asian, and 0.0481% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lebanon Valley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.6%), followed by White Male (37.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.47%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (58.1%), followed by White Male (25.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lebanon Valley College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,080 students. The full-time enrollment at Lebanon Valley College is 1,804 and the part-time enrollment is 276. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Lebanon Valley College are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

89%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lebanon Valley College was 89%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Lebanon Valley College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,744 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    123 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    68 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lebanon Valley College is 83.8% White, 5.91% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Black or African American, 2.93% Two or More Races, 2.07% Asian, and 0.0481% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 24 students (1.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 130 more women than men received degrees from Lebanon Valley College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lebanon Valley College is white (535 degrees awarded). There were 19.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lebanon Valley College is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (77 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (27 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lebanon Valley College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (80 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), and Education (104 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lebanon Valley College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,773,820 people), Secondary school teachers (591,593 people), Other managers (441,152 people), Physicians (440,443 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (425,596 people).

The most specialized majors at Lebanon Valley College in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (80 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), Education (104 degrees), Biology (47 degrees), and Social Sciences (48 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lebanon Valley College are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Lebanon Valley College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (80 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), Education (104 degrees), Biology (47 degrees), and Social Sciences (48 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lebanon Valley College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,240,991 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (787,900 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (707,583 people), Legal services (351,114 people), and Computer Systems Design (306,197 people).

The most specialized majors at Lebanon Valley College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (80 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), Education (104 degrees), Biology (47 degrees), and Social Sciences (48 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lebanon Valley College.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lebanon Valley College was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 77 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

239
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
369
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 239 degrees were awarded to men at Lebanon Valley College, which is 0.648 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (369).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Lebanon Valley College in Kinesiology & Exercise Science, which is 0.75 times less than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Lebanon Valley College in Kinesiology & Exercise Science, which is 1.33 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

70%
100% Completion Time
75%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 70% of students graduating from Lebanon Valley College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 75% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 75% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lebanon Valley College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.69% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    535 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lebanon Valley College is white (535 degrees awarded). There were 19.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

0.987% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    329 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    206 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lebanon Valley College is white female (329 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (206 degrees).

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Operations

Lebanon Valley College has an endowment valued at nearly $81.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−9.5%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Lebanon Valley College had a total salary expenditure of 60.9M. Lebanon Valley College employs 51 Assistant professors, 42 Associate professors and 35 Professors. Most academics at Lebanon Valley College are Female Assistant professor (31), Male Associate professor (24), and Male Professor (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lebanon Valley College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 42 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 40 employees, and Service with 38 employees.

Endowment

$81.1M
2022 Endowment
9.27%
decline from 2021

Lebanon Valley College has an endowment valued at about $81.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lebanon Valley College declined 9.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $34.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$24.1M
2022 Salaries
0.149%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Lebanon Valley College paid a median of $24.1M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($60.9M) and a 0.149% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.1M
Instructional Salaries
128
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lebanon Valley College paid a total of $10.1M to 128 employees working as instructors, which represents 42% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
51 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lebanon Valley College were Assistant professor with 51 employees, Associate professor with 42 employees, and Professor with 35 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lebanon Valley College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees, and Service with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lebanon Valley College was Female Assistant professor with 31 employees, Male Associate professor with 24 employees, and Male Professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lebanon Valley College.

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