62%

Acceptance Rate

$28,632

Avg.Financial Aid

003304

FAFSA Code

About Muhlenberg College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,340

Website

www.muhlenberg.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Evangelical Lutheran Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Muhlenberg College is a private, Evangelical Lutheran Church university. Across all the courses offered at Muhlenberg College, the enrolment stands at 2,251. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 250 faculty. At Muhlenberg College, around 94% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at MC, around 61% of the students are females and 39% are males. David Fricke, Richard Ben-Veniste, Dylan Lane, and Jack McCallum are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. At MC, 124 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

2400 Chew Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4846643100
Fax: 4846643234
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15-Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

62%

SAT Range

1170 - 1360

ACT Range

26 - 30

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Muhlenberg College has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at MC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. The SAT score in the range of 1150-1340 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Muhlenberg College, must score 28 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 26 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104. They can also call them at (484) 664-3100.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$36,541

Average Annual Cost

$51,860

Books And Supplies

$1,395

Other Fees

$735

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,765

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,780

Total One Year Cost

$67,535

Before applying to MC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $69,816. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($54,600), books and supplies ($1,400), room and boarding ($12,035), and budget for other expenses ($1,781). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

88%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$318

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

96 Graduates

Psychology, General

80 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

73 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

61 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

49 Graduates

Biology, General

35 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

34 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

34 Graduates

Dance

29 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

29 Graduates

Political Science and Government

26 Graduates

Economics

21 Graduates

Public Health

19 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

16 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

14 Graduates

Mathematics

14 Graduates

Music

14 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

13 Graduates

History

13 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

12 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

10 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

10 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

9 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Area Studies

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Anthropology

4 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

2 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

2 Graduates

Bioethics/Medical Ethics

1 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

Natural Sciences

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Physical Sciences

1 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

1 Graduates

Statistics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,340

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

14%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

71% White

8% Unknown

4% Black

8% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

71%

Out Of State

27%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$89,505 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

92%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,395/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,370/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,370/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Mule

School Colors

cardinal red and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Centennial Conference

Total Male Athletes

291

Total Female Athletes

191

Intramural Sports

20

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $12,035 per year. The students at Muhlenberg College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,370 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At MC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 39% male and 61% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$45,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$59,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,265

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$241 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,632

Students Receiving Federal Grants

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,233

Students Receiving State Aid

9%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,747

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,150

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$49,809

$30K - $48K

$50,386

$48K - $75K

$43,942

$75K - $110K

$37,085

> $110K

$24,987

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$37,834,000

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$12,180,000

In case the students at Muhlenberg College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $7,329, whereas the financial aid is $31,534. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,457 as well as institutional aid worth $31,534. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at MC based on students' financial needs add up to $37,834,000 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $12,180,000.

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