Tuition & Fees

$13,520

$29,480

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
21%
500-599
56%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
58%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
56%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,601
Declined + 561
Total Received 5,162
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Public

4,324

undergraduate students

587

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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Location

School Facts

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

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,911
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)

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Farmville, VA

160-acre campus in Farmville (population: 7,831), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
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 14% of male students
 
13 sororities 15% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
21%
500-599
56%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
58%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
56%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline Nov 1
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

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,601
Declined + 561
Total Received 5,162

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

Jason Faulk
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 281-4677, extension 2
F: 434 395-2332
admissions@longwood.edu

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,061

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,940
Room $7,762
Board $3,764
Additional fees $5,580
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $26,396
Average Financial Aid - $11,061
Total with Avg. Aid $15,335

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,155,595
State $4,750,865
Institutional $4,600,820
Other external $1,155,892
Total $15,663,172

Non-need-based

Federal
State $39,230
Institutional $1,249,089
Other external $787,464
Total $2,075,783
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 281-4677
F: 434 395-2829
finaid@longwood.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sarah Doheny
Director of Financial Aid
dohenysc@longwood.edu

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Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

cycling, equestrian sports, lacrosse, martial arts, rugby, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

baseball, basketball, color guard, cycling, equestrian sports, field hockey, fishing, football, golf, rugby, soccer, swimming, volleyball, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Michelle Meadows (men's)
Interim Athletics Director
email

Vacant (women's)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference, Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference
Mascot
Lancers
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology/Archaeology
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Digital Media
Economics
Education
Elementary/Middle School Mathematics
English
English as a Second Language
Environmental Sciences
French
German
Graphic/Animation Design
Health/Physical Education
History
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Reading/Literacy/Learning
School Librarianship
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education General Curriculum
Speech Language Pathology
Theatre
Therapeutic Recreation
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Liberal Studies
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,911

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

4,324
students

Female
68%
2,923

Male
32%
1,401

12%

587
students

Female
87%
513

Male
13%
74

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

3,793
students

Female
68%
2,557

Male
32%
1,236

13%

531
students

Female
69%
366

Male
31%
165

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
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

77%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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 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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • 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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Spain
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
Executive Director of the Center for Global Engagement
434 395-2599
trentpf@longwood.edu

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