2400 West Chew StreetAllentown, PA 18104-5596 484-664-3200
http://www.muhlenberg.edu admissions@muhlenberg.edu
About Muhlenberg College
  • Year of Foundation 1848
  • Size of Campus 81 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Lutheran
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,457
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 71%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 2,411
Muhlenberg aims to help students become independent critical thinkers who are intellectually agile, characterized by a zest for reasoned and civil debate, knowledgeable about the achievements and traditions of diverse civilizations and cultures, able to express ideas with clarity and grace, committed to life-long learning, equipped with ethical and civic values and prepared for lives of leadership and service. The College offers 40 majors in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences and natural sciences, in addition to strong pre-professional programs in such areas as pre-health, pre-law, pre-theology, business and education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 18%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frats 4
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Family Weekend, Candlelight Carol Services, Center for Ethics Series, Wallenberg Lecture, Living Writers Series, Jefferson Field Day
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association, Black Student Association, Communidad Latina, International Student Association
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 14%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Hillel, Newman Association/Catholic Campus Ministry, Lutheran Student Movement
  • Number of honor societies Apha Epsilon Delta (Pre-Health Society), Phi Beta Kappa (scholarship Society), Delta Phi Alpha (German Society), Phi Sigma Iota (Romance Languages Society), Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy Society), Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Society), Psi Chi (Psychology
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Allentown (8), Philadelphia (60)
  • Distance to nearest train Lansdale (35)
  • Distance to nearest bus Allentown (1)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 10%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 17%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 121
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 21%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
  • Number of students using college housing 1%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (68%), women's dorms (9%), sorority housing (3%), fraternity housing (3%), special housing for disabled students (1%), special housing for international students (1%), other housing options (15%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 54%
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 14,222
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 20
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 15
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Worldwide Library Consortium (OCLC), OCLC's Middle Atlantic States Consortium (PALINET) Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc. (PALCI) and Lehigh Valley Associations of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) students can access the other LVAIC member librari
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 305,094
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums The Martin Art Gallery provides the Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley communities with the opportunity to increase an understanding of the visual arts, art history, and cultural diversity through the display of the College's permanent collection as well as thro
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 865
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 22
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 332,652
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 450
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 70%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs AmeriCorps, Arbor Inc., AXA Advisors LLC, Baron Capital, Coca Cola, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Ernst & Young LLP, HCR Manor Care, Lord, Abbett & Co., Mellon Financial Corp., Merck, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Muhlenberg College, Pric
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 75%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Lehigh University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 27%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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