Tuition & Fees

$13,080

$27,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
54%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
56%
400-499
33%
300-399
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
62%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,475
Declined + 398
Total Received 4,873
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Public

4,470

undergraduate students

603

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 5,073
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: 8,140), 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
66%
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 14% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
54%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
56%
400-499
33%
300-399
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
62%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
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

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,475
Declined + 398
Total Received 4,873

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

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,965

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,280
Room $7,336
Board $3,396
Additional fees $4,800
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $25,162
Average Financial Aid - $14,965
Total with Avg. Aid $10,197

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,478,223
State $5,052,216
Institutional $3,442,524
Other external $708,839
Total $13,681,802

Non-need-based

Federal $79,411
State $142,721
Institutional $1,696,796
Other external $750,486
Total $2,669,414
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Gayle Covington
Interim Director of Financial Aid
covingtonjj@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

Troy Austin (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Michelle Shular (women's)
Senior Associate Athletics Director/swa
email

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

5,073

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

4,470
students

Female
67%
2,979

Male
33%
1,491

12%

603
students

Female
85%
511

Male
15%
92

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

3,959
students

Female
67%
2,633

Male
33%
1,326

12%

511
students

Female
68%
346

Male
32%
165

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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
5%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
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

85%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

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

  • 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 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
Interim Director of International Affairs
434 395-2599
trentpf@longwood.edu

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