Tuition & Fees

$39,560

$39,560

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
54%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
32%
18-23
45%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,812
Declined + 125
Total Received 3,937
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Private (nonprofit)

2,086

undergraduate students

995

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Health Promotion
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Codes

SAT 5372
ACT 4368

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,081
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Lynchburg, VA

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.

University of Lynchburg
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 11% of male students
 
6 sororities 11% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
23%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
54%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
32%
18-23
45%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,812
Declined + 125
Total Received 3,937

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Interview

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Sharon Walters-Bower
Director of Admissions
P: 800 426-8101, extension 8300
F: 434 544-8653
admissions@lynchburg.edu

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,919

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,560
Room $5,800
Board $5,000
Additional fees $1,000
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $51,560
Average Financial Aid - $29,919
Total with Avg. Aid $21,641

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,156,939
State $3,059,738
Institutional $32,483,470
Other external $926,627
Total $39,626,774

Non-need-based

Federal $4,723
State $1,464,696
Institutional $10,909,639
Other external $444,675
Total $12,823,733
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Financial Aid Deadline

State aid form
July 31

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 426-8101, extension 8228
financialaid@lynchburg.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Elayne Peloquin
Director of Financial Aid
financialaid@lynchburg.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Basketball, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer

Club Sports - Women's

Equestrian Sports, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Jon Waters (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Enza Steele (women's)
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Mascot
Hornet
School colors
crimson and gray

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Community Mental Health Counseling
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice Leadership
Criminology
Cyber Security
Data Science/Analytics
Economic Crime Prevention/Investigation
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Physiology
French
Health Promotion
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Resource Management
Interdisciplinary Studies/Teacher Education
International Relations
Leadership Studies
Liberal Arts Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Science/Physician Assistant
Music
Music Education
Nonprofit Leadership
Nursing
Philosophy
Philosophy/Political Science
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Health Promotion

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-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,081

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

2,086
students

Female
61%
1,270

Male
39%
816

32%

995
students

Female
67%
663

Male
33%
332

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,930
students

Female
60%
1,155

Male
40%
775

8%

156
students

Female
74%
115

Male
26%
41

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

37%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

76

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

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

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 10
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Japan
Nigeria
St. Lucia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sarah Sossou
Associate Director of International Admissions
434 544-8263
admissions@lynchburg.edu

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