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Muhlenberg College is a small liberal arts college in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. It was founded in 1848 in affiliation with the Lutheran Church. Muhlenberg College gets its name from Henry Melchior Muhlenberg who was the "patriarch" of the Lutheran Church in Colonial America.

I wouldn't call Muhlenberg College today a religous school, per se. It has excellent programs in the natural sciences (especially pre-med), social sciences, humanities, and arts (especially drama). What the school lacks due to its small size, it more than makes up for in the quality of education the dedicated faculty provide.

The campus is beautiful and the people there are extrodinarily nice. They have a web page at www.muhlenberg.edu .

Some stuff from their home page:


Founded: 1848
Affiliation: Lutheran Church
Full-Time Enrollment: 2,035 43% men, 57% women
Financial Aid: Approximately 65% of students receive some form of financial aid.
Faculty: 138 full-time, 82 part-time; 90% hold Ph.D. or other terminal degree.
Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Library Resources: Muhlenberg's Trexler Library resources include over 213,000 volumes and 360,000 microforms. An interlibrary loan program makes over 2.5 million books available to Muhlenberg students with daily delivery to campus.
Academic Emphasis: Liberal arts and preprofessional studies
Intercollegiate Sports: MEN: football, soccer,cross country, basketball, wrestling,baseball, track, tennis, and golf. WOMEN: tennis, field hockey, cross country, track, volleyball, basketball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, and golf.
Centennial Conference Member
Campus Life: 90 clubs and student organizations, four national fraternities and four national sororities.

2000 Freshman Class

Applications Received: 3,501
Students Offered Admissions: 1,550
Students Enrolled: 590

High School Class Rank
Top Tenth: 37%
Top Fifth: 64%
Top Two-Fifths: 90%

SAT Scores
The Middle 50% of students enrolled in the freshman class had SAT Verbal scores between 547 and 637, and SAT Math scores between 556 and 646.

Geographic Distribution
Pennsylvania 33%
New Jersey 32%
New York 16%
New England 11%
Del./Md./Va./D.C. 5%
Other States/Foreign 3%

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