Tuition & Fees

$36,620

$36,620

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
40%
400-499
41%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
38%
400-499
45%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
44%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
57%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,412
Declined + 1,504
Total Received 4,916
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Private (nonprofit)

2,141

undergraduate students

653

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Communications
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Codes

SAT 5372
ACT 4368

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School Facts

Lynchburg, founded in 1903, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 264-acre campus is located in Lynchburg, 120 miles west of Richmond and 60 miles east of Roanoke.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,794
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Lynchburg, VA

264-acre, suburban campus in Lynchburg (population: 78,014), 120 miles west of Richmond; 470-acre nature study center in Bedford County. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Roanoke (60 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Lynchburg College
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
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

 
5 fraternities 12% of male students
 
6 sororities 14% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
40%
400-499
41%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
38%
400-499
45%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
44%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
57%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,412
Declined + 1,504
Total Received 4,916

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Interview

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Sharon Walters-Bower
Director of Admissions
P: 800 426-8101, extension 8300
F: 434 544-8653
admissions@lynchburg.edu

Cost

Tuition $35,650
Room $5,160
Board $4,960
Additional fees $970
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $47,740
Average Financial Aid - $26,101
Total with Avg. Aid $21,639

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,101

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,998,567
State $2,649,573
Institutional $26,431,923
Other external $961,583
Total $33,041,646

Non-need-based

Federal $4,250
State $1,080,761
Institutional $6,576,377
Other external $585,067
Total $8,246,455

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Hornet
School colors
crimson and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice Leadership
Criminology
Economic Crime Prevention/Investigation
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Physiology
French
Health Promotion
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Resource Management
Interdisciplinary Studies/Teacher Education
International Relations
Leadership Studies
Liberal Arts Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Nonprofit Leadership
Nursing
Philosophy
Philosophy/Political Science
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Management
Theatre
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Undergraduate

77%

2,141
students

Female
60%
1,282

Male
40%
859

Graduate

23%

653
students

Female
70%
458

Male
30%
195

undergraduateFull-time

92%

1,980
students

Female
59%
1,166

Male
41%
814

undergraduatePart-time

8%

161
students

Female
73%
116

Male
27%
45

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

36%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

76

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

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

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 12
Countries most often represented Afghanistan
China
Nigeria
South Korea
St. Lucia
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sarah Sossou
Associate Director of International Admissions
434 544-8263
admissions@lynchburg.edu

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