Longwood University

Farmville, VA

Longwood University

Farmville, VA

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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
20%
500-599
50%
400-499
26%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
51%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
47%
12-17
27%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,984
Declined 1,390
Total Received 5,374
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Public

3,859

undergraduate students

609

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,468
Established in 1839
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Richmond
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Richmond International

Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville
23909

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
59%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Student Nursing Association, Longwood University
  • Bare Naked Ladies
  • Chi Alpha
  • Sigma Alpha Pi

Top Events

  • Oktoberfest
  • Spring Weekend
  • Rock The Block
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
65%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
50%
400-499
26%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
51%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
47%
12-17
27%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline March 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,984
Declined 1,390
Total Received 5,374

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work

Considered

recommendation(s)
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,940
Room & board $11,668
Additional fees $5,580
Books & supplies $1,350
Other fees $1,418
Total $27,956

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Intramural Sports Men

Cheerleading, Football, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading, Football, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Equestrian sports, Swimming and diving, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports, Rugby, Swimming and diving

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

4,468

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

3,859
students

Female
68%
2,629

Male
32%
1,230

14%

609
students

Female
88%
536

Male
12%
73

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

3,439
students

Female
68%
2,317

Male
32%
1,122

11%

420
students

Female
75%
312

Male
25%
108

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 50%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

142

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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