Lebanon Valley College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,650
2.9% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$27,459
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
3.9%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
79.6%
2,649 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,915
91.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
73%
294 Graduates

About

Lebanon Valley College is a higher education institution located in Lebanon County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lebanon Valley College were Kinesiology & Exercise Science (65 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (37 degrees).

In 2019, 534 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lebanon Valley College. 58.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (475 degrees), 25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lebanon Valley College is $43,650, which is $21,624 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lebanon Valley College is $43,650, which is $21,624 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,459.

In 2019, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$43,650
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Lebanon Valley College was $43,650. The cost of tuition at Lebanon Valley College is $21,624 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$27,459
2019 Value
1.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Lebanon Valley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,459. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Lebanon Valley College grew by 1.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,680
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lebanon Valley College was of $9,680 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.31% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.35% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
71%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Lebanon Valley College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.15% with respect to 2018, when 93% 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.
3.9%
2017 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Lebanon Valley College was 3.9%, which represents 18 out of the 461 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Lebanon Valley College received 2,649 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 3% annual decline. Out of those 2,649 applicants, 2,108 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,915 students enrolled at Lebanon Valley College in 2019, and 83% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lebanon Valley College has an overall enrollment yield of 22.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,108
Accepted Out of 2,649

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lebanon Valley College was 79.6% (2,108 admissions from 2,649 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 78.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -3%, while admissions declined by -1.31%.

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SAT Scores

83%
Submission Percentage
399
Scores Submitted

83% of enrolled first-time students at Lebanon Valley College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lebanon Valley College has a total enrollment of 1,915 students. The full-time enrollment at Lebanon Valley College is 1,744 students and the part-time enrollment is 171. This means that 91.1% of students enrolled at Lebanon Valley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lebanon Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.5% White, 5.74% Hispanic or Latino, 3.08% Black or African American, 2.77% Two or More Races, 2.19% Asian, 0.0522% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0522% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Lebanon Valley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46%), followed by White Male (37.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.99%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.5%), followed by White Male (34%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.83%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lebanon Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,915 students. The full-time enrollment at Lebanon Valley College is 1,744 and the part-time enrollment is 171. This means that 91.1% of students enrolled at Lebanon Valley College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2019 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Lebanon Valley College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,599
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    110
  3. Black or African American
    59

The enrolled student population at Lebanon Valley College is 83.5% White, 5.74% Hispanic or Latino, 3.08% Black or African American, 2.77% Two or More Races, 2.19% Asian, 0.0522% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0522% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 23 students (1.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 86 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 (475 degrees awarded). There were 25 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lebanon Valley College is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (65 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (37 degrees).

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 (65 degrees awarded), Education (109 degrees), and Biology (41 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,525,992 people), Secondary school teachers (578,080 people), Physicians (472,091 people), Postsecondary teachers (291,057 people), and Education administrators (283,977 people).

The most specialized majors at Lebanon Valley College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees awarded), Education (109 degrees), Biology (41 degrees), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and Physical Sciences (12 degrees).

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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, Dentists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Lebanon Valley College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees awarded), Education (109 degrees), Biology (41 degrees), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and Physical Sciences (12 degrees).

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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 (2,895,240 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (628,960 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (604,864 people), Offices of physicians (261,096 people), and Scientific research & development services (190,584 people).

The most specialized majors at Lebanon Valley College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees awarded), Education (109 degrees), Biology (41 degrees), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and Physical Sciences (12 degrees).

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Degrees

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.
Most Common
  1. 65 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 38 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 37 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lebanon Valley College was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 65 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

224
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
310
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 224 degrees were awarded to men at Lebanon Valley College, which is 0.723 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (310).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Lebanon Valley College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.59 times more than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 42 degrees were awarded to women at Lebanon Valley College in Kinesiology & Exercise Science, which is 1.83 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

69%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 69% of students graduating from Lebanon Valley College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lebanon Valley College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.7% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    475 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lebanon Valley College is white (475 degrees awarded). There were 25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

2.06% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    279 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    196 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lebanon Valley College is white female (279 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (196 degrees).

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Operations

Lebanon Valley College has an endowment valued at nearly $71.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.38M (3.31%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Lebanon Valley College had a total salary expenditure of $57.5M. Lebanon Valley College employs 49 Associate professors, 38 Assistant professors, and 30 Professors. Most academics at Lebanon Valley College are Male Associate professors (30), Female Assistant professors(24), and Male Professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lebanon Valley College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 42 employees, Service, with 39 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$71.8M
2019 Endowment
1.93%
growth from 2018

Lebanon Valley College has an endowment valued at about $71.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Lebanon Valley College grew 1.93% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.3M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.36M - Federal
  2. $479k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Lebanon Valley College received $2.36M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $479k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22.9M
2019 Salaries
0.421%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Lebanon Valley College paid a median of $22.9M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($57.5M) and a 0.421% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.15% decline from 2017 and a 5.7% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.77M
Instructional Salaries
120
Number of Employees

In 2019, Lebanon Valley College paid a total of $8.77M to 120 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
49 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lebanon Valley College were Associate professor with 49 employees; Assistant professor with 38 employees; and Assistant professor with 30 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lebanon Valley College were Office and Administrative Support with 42 employees; Service with 39 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lebanon Valley College was Male Associate professor with 30 employees, Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, and Male Professor with 22 employees.

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

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