Muhlenberg College Rankings

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In the World#2337 of 14178
In North America#718 of 2629
In the United States#656 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#33 of 155
In Allentown#1 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Acceptance rate
66%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$33,603 /y
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
2,251
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Muhlenberg College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%62%69%
Applicants4,2241,7482,476
Admissions2,7981,0831,715
Freshmen enrolled full time538209329

56 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
353 or 66%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1150
or below

75% of them
had 1340
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Muhlenberg College are 1150-1340 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
146 or 27%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 26
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Muhlenberg College are 26-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1653 (73%)
Hispanic206 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown108 (5%)
Black or African American96 (4%)
Asian79 (4%)
Nonresident Alien58 (3%)
Two or more races49 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$33,603/year
Average aid awarded
$33,530
Students receiving aid
95%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,567
$30-48K$16,160
$48-75K$24,785
$75-110K$28,153
$110K+$33,994

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$53,865
Tuition in-state$53,865
Tuition out-of-state$53,865
Fee in-district$735
Fee in-state$735
Fee out-of-state$735

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,922
Combined charge for room and board$12,165
Room charge$6,615
Meal charge$5,550

Muhlenberg College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General70
Business Administration and Management, General65
Mass Communication & Media Studies54
Psychology, General50
Biology & Biological Sciences, General43
Neuroscience35
Finance, General35
Dance, General18
Public Health, General17
Accounting16
English Language and Literature, General16
History, General13
Political Science and Government, General13
Music, General12
Mathematics, General12
Biochemistry10
Economics, General10
Computer and Information Sciences, General9
Chemistry, General17
International Relations and Affairs8
Sociology6
Fine & Studio Arts, General5
Physics, General5
Film & Cinema & Video Studies5
Environmental Science5
Jewish & Judaic Studies4
Religion & Religious Studies3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Anthropology3
Physical Sciences3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Political Science and Government, Other2
Area Studies, Other2
Philosophy2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
African-American & Black Studies1
Environmental Studies1
Management Information Systems, General1
Visual and Performing Arts, Other1
Grand Total1568
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate84%81%86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

Publications & Citations

Publications
951
Citations
16,647

Publication count by topic

Psychology
130
Sociology
87
Physics
78
Computer science
70
Political science
69
History
66
Biology
65
Art
58
Mathematics
52
Chemistry
41
Philosophy
40
Medicine
33
Economics
32
Engineering
29
Geography
29
Business
18
Materials science
10
Environmental science
4
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art727180
Political science1297524
Sociology13021,088
Physics13973,272
History146340
Philosophy148332
Psychology16433,823
Economics2044529
Geography2235294
Business2748252
Biology29481,680
Mathematics3137402
Environmental science3381150
Materials science3436420
Medicine3505570
Computer science3775318
Chemistry3909492
Engineering404481
Geology43623

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990831
1991622
1992341
1993930
1994729
1995528
1996640
1997630
1998743
1999936
2000957
200117105
20021379
20032196
200420111
200526138
200627212
200730295
200837311
200932447
201044512
201148702
201245813
201336979
2014491163
2015581255
2016531314
2017551216
2018381166
2019611224
2020361340

General info

Alternative names'Berg
Founded1848
WikipediaMuhlenberg College
Colorscardinal red, gray
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff632
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address2400 Chew Street
Allentown, Pennsylvania, 18104
United States
City population118,000
Phone4846643100
Fax+1 (484) 664 3477

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