Longwood University

Farmville, VA

Longwood University

Farmville, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$13,910

$30,350

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
490
75th
550
25th
470
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,873
Declined 851
Total Received 6,724
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Public

5,028

undergraduate students

824

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 5,852
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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville, VA
23909

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
490
75th
550
25th
470
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 2
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,873
Declined 851
Total Received 6,724

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

78%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,142

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,180
Room $7,957
Board $4,859
Additional fees $5,730
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $28,076
Average Financial Aid - $8,142
Total with Avg. Aid $19,934

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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference, Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
History, General. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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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

5,852

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

5,028
students

Female
67%
3,393

Male
33%
1,635

14%

824
students

Female
84%
694

Male
16%
130

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

3,582
students

Female
67%
2,406

Male
33%
1,176

29%

1,446
students

Female
68%
987

Male
32%
459

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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