Muhlenberg College

2400 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104

Get Admissions Info

Muhlenberg College

Muhlenberg College Student Essentials

Muhlenberg College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Mule
Website: www.muhlenberg.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 41,510
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 41,510
Retention Rate: 94%
Enrollment: 2,645
Year Established: 1848

About Muhlenberg College

Muhlenberg College aims to develop 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 is committed to providing an intellectually rigorous undergraduate education within the context of a supportive, diverse residential community. We are also committed to educating the whole person through experiences within and beyond the classroom. Our curriculum integrates the traditional liberal arts with selected pre-professional studies. Our faculty are passionate about teaching, value close relationships with students, and are committed to the pedagogical and intellectual importance of research. Honoring its historical heritage from the Lutheran Church and its continuing connection with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Muhlenberg welcomes and celebrates a variety of faith traditions on campus and encourages members of the College community to value spiritual life.

Muhlenberg College is an independent, undergraduate, coeducational institution related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Founded in 1848 to provide a liberal arts education in the Judeo-Christian humanistic tradition, Muhlenberg is committed to the highest standards of academic integrity and excellence.

As a liberal arts college, Muhlenberg offers programs in the humanities, the natural and social sciences, and in professional areas such as business, education, pre-medical, pre-theological, and pre-law studies. Flexibility is provided through course options and op­portunities for independent study, research and internships, and through a plan for self-designed majors. The College strives to keep its curriculum vital and current with the rapidly changing in­tellectual world. The excellence and integrity of the Muhlenberg program have been recognized by Phi Beta Kappa and by some 13 additional national honorary societies which have established chap­ters at the College.

The College is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, approximately 55 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City.

Muhlenberg College Map & Location

Muhlenberg College
2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104


Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Allentown, PA

Winter
Dec
41
24
Jan
36
19
Feb
40
22
Spring
Mar
49
29
Apr
61
39
May
72
48
Summer
Jun
80
58
Jul
84
63
Aug
82
61
Fall
Sep
75
53
Oct
64
41
Nov
53
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,645
Freshman Class 603
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,645

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 72%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 18%
Latino 4%
African American 3%
Caucasian 72%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 18%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 96%
Part-Time 4%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

Other Schools Near Allentown, PA