#9 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Student Population
Muhlenberg College overview
Location Allentown, Pennsylvania
Online muhlenberg.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
Muhlenberg College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Muhlenberg College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Evangelical Lutheran Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,224 prospective students applied, and 2,798 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 538 enrolled in the school.  2,248 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 92 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $53,865 plus fees of $735. Muhlenberg College is ranked 99 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Muhlenberg College is rated within the top 21% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1150/1340
ACT 26/31
GPA 3.29
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Feb 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Muhlenberg College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$735
Room and Board $12,035
Budget for Other Expenses$1,781
Total One Year Cost$69,816

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$63,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
86% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Muhlenberg College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Visual and Performing Arts 12%
Social Sciences 11%
Psychology 11%
Communication 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214175 IPEDS survey data for Muhlenberg College.

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