Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pennsylvania
4-year Private university

Overview

Muhlenberg College is a private institution established in 1848 with suburban setting located at Allentown. It is ranked 70 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2024 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $60,240. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1945. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#70 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Setting
Suburban
Location Allentown, Pennsylvania
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1848
Selectivity Low
Size Small
1,945 Undergraduates

Learning

8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$74,625
Cost of Attendance
$37,029
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $52,595
Outstate Tuition Fee $52,595
Room and Board Fees $13,995
$32,282 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

66% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.5 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Dec
01
Early Action Deadline
Nov
15
Early Decision Deadline
Feb
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Jun
15
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
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Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Feb
01
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$45,281 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$40,030 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $74,625
67% Students with need received Financial Aid
25.1% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application February 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA, CSS

Merit Scholarships

Available
Muhlenberg Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth $18,000-$35,000
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria For outstanding academic and extracurricular accomplishment, and potential for excellent contributions to both the classroom and campus community at Muhlenberg.
Requirement for maintenance 2.5 GPA by end of freshmen year, 3.0 GPA by the end of the sophomore year
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Henry Melchior Muhlenberg Scholarship
Total Worth $40,000
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria For outstanding academic and extracurricular accomplishment, and potential for excellent contributions to both the classroom and campus community at Muhlenberg
Requirement for maintenance 2.5 GPA by end of freshmen year, 3.0 GPA by the end of the sophomore year
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
The Muhlenberg Scholars Program
Total Worth $5,000 annually
Eligibility Invited to participate in the program based on a review of completed admissions applications
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance 2.5 GPA by end of freshmen year, 3.0 GPA by the end of the sophomore year
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Talent Scholarship
Total Worth $1,000-$2,000 a year
Details Applicants apply for more than one discipline and audition or portfolio review is required

Students

1,945 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
91% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
83% Students graduate within 6 years