University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA

University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$41,880

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
47%
400-499
24%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
50%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
40%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,076
Declined 401
Total Received 4,477
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Private

1,935

undergraduate students

1,021

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of Lynchburg (formerly Lynchburg College), founded in 1903, is a vibrant university community that offers 40 undergraduate majors, 15 master's degrees, and 3 doctoral programs. Its 264-acre campus is located in Lynchburg, Virginia - 120 miles west of Richmond and 60 miles east of Roanoke.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,956
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational

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264-acre, suburban campus in Lynchburg (population: 80,995), 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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Lynchburg Regional

University of Lynchburg
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg
24501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Student Activities Board
  • Enrollment Student Ambassadors
  • Emergency Services
  • Greek Life

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Turkey Bowl
  • Red Letter Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities 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
13%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
67%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
47%
400-499
24%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
50%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
40%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.41

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,076
Declined 401
Total Received 4,477

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

interview

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $40,910
Room & board $12,138
Additional fees $970
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $2,320
Total $57,538

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Rugby

Intramural Sports Women

Rugby

Club Sports Men

Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Physiology
French Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Relations and Affairs
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,956

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

1,935
students

Female
61%
1,189

Male
39%
746

35%

1,021
students

Female
65%
663

Male
35%
358

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

1,820
students

Female
61%
1,109

Male
39%
711

6%

115
students

Female
70%
80

Male
30%
35

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 51%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
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
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

69

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
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

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • 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

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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