Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA)


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Muhlenberg College is ranked 62 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 130 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 54%
Applicants who took ACT 35%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+15%
600-69940%
600+55%

SAT Math Score

700+14%
600-69948%
600+61%

ACT Score

30-3628%
24-2963%
24+91%

Students applied4,862
Students admitted2,346
Admission rate48%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate81%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,095
Fees$735
Room and board$11,420
Estimated book expense$1,300
Total cost$63,550

Cost after need-based aid$33,790
Cost after non-need-based aid$50,733

Average debt at graduation$31,063

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$55,300

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met87%
Average need-based aid$29,760
Average non-need-based aid$12,817

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,408

Full-Time

Men918
Women1,400

Part-Time

Men34
Women56

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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