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Academics at LVC

Education for Lifelong Success—from Those Who Want You to Succeed the Most

Whether you’re in an LVC bachelor’s, 3+1, 3+2, or master’s, or our D.P.T. program, your faculty will challenge and inspire you. Coursework and advising tied to your career goals broadens your worldview as you prepare for success.

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Undergraduate Programs

Start defining your future with our 40+ undergraduate majors and minors, ranging from liberal arts to pre-professional programs. Your faculty advisors are knowledgeable about the courses you’ll need to take and care about your success as an individual.

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Graduate Programs

Advance your career and unlock new pathways in a graduate program at LVC. You’ll make valuable connections with your peers and faculty and learn from experts in their fields to achieve your goals.

Success In A Snapshot

The strong and rigorous academics that LVC provided prepared me for the academic demand of Physician Assistant school. At LVC, I had the opportunity to play women’s basketball, be an RA (residential assistant), and be a member/officer of various clubs, which helped me to establish time management skills and a strong work ethic, which carried into physician assistant school and my career.
Lexie Lantz ’17, physician assistant, Penn State Health
The teachers all provided insightful feedback on projects, exams, and papers; this guidance, coupled with open office hours and two-way communication that made me feel heard and understood in both academic and personal aspects of my life has helped mold me into a stronger, more independent person today.
Geoff Kaufman ’19, M’20, accountant, Trout CPA
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An Ecosystem of Support

Center for Academic Success & Exploratory Majors

You’ll find 1:1 academic support, tutoring, and guidance if you’re not sure of your major.

The Breen Center for Career & Professional Development

At LVC, career planning starts in your very first semester.

Dutchmen First

Students who are the first in their family to attend college can find mentoring, resources, workshops, and scholarship opportunities

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General Education

Through the general education core undergraduate set of courses, you’ll gain the critical thinking, analytical, and creative skills and cultural and social knowledge that employers like to see in job candidates. Your knowledge will help you shine.

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Study Abroad

Expand your horizons and gain critical insight into global communities in one of our 12+ study abroad programs. Semester-long, summer, and domestic opportunities await you.

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Honors Program

We know excellence is more than a grade on a transcript—it requires bold actions that come in many different forms. The LVC Honors Program is a living-learning experience that reflects this philosophy for a select group of curious, passionate, action-oriented students.

LVC THRIVE Scholars

Pursuing higher education is a huge step in bettering your life and, ultimately, bettering the world. LVC’s THRIVE Scholars program provides support to BIPOC and/or first-generation college students through mentorship, leadership skill development, and more.

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Student Research

Gain hands-on experience with high-end instruments, learn the ins and outs of research methods, and present findings at conferences—all with a faculty mentor alongside you.

Meet Our Faculty

Interested in reaching out to an LVC faculty member, or learning more about your professors? It’s all in our faculty directory.

LVC News & Stories

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