Tuition & Fees

$12,720

$27,660

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

33%

67%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,906
Declined + 1,376
Total Received 5,282
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Public

4,386

undergraduate students

497

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Liberal Studies
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5368
ACT 4366

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
46%
300-399
8%
600-699
6%
500-599
35%
400-499
50%
300-399
9%
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
61%
12-17
20%
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School Facts

Longwood, founded in 1839, is public university. Its 160-acre campus is located in Farmville, 60 miles west of Richmond.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,883
Established in 1839
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Farmville, VA

160-acre campus in Farmville (population: 8,229), 60 miles from Richmond; branch campus in South Boston/Halifax County. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Richmond; smaller airport serves Lynchburg (60 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 4% of male students
 
13 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
46%
300-399
8%
600-699
6%
500-599
35%
400-499
50%
300-399
9%
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
61%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(may be waived if filed online)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,906
Declined + 1,376
Total Received 5,282

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Considered

Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Sallie McMullin
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 281-2332, extension 2
F: 434 395-2332
admissions@longwood.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,620
Room $6,987
Board $4,220
Additional fees $5,100
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $25,277
Average Financial Aid - $14,059
Total with Avg. Aid $11,218

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,059

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,795,450
State $4,395,966
Institutional $3,050,174
Other external $730,873
Total $12,972,463

Non-need-based

Federal $9,072
State $26,284
Institutional $1,482,539
Other external $576,611
Total $2,094,506

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference (Division I), Big South Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Lancers
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Economics
Education
English
General Studies
History
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Modern Languages
Music
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Theatre
Therapeutic Recreation
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Undergraduate

90%

4,386
students

Female
67%
2,933

Male
33%
1,453

Graduate

10%

497
students

Female
86%
425

Male
14%
72

undergraduateFull-time

90%

3,952
students

Female
68%
2,662

Male
32%
1,290

undergraduatePart-time

10%

434
students

Female
63%
271

Male
37%
163

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented Australia
Georgia
Germany
Saudi Arabia
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Patti Trent
Director of International Admissions
434 395-2599
trentpf@longwood.edu

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