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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,593
Declined 101
Total Received 3,694
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Private

2,160

undergraduate students

1,435

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1903, University of Lynchburg 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,595
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ

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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 Setting: Small-medium city

University of Lynchburg
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA
24501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may 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
13%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
23%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,593
Declined 101
Total Received 3,694

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Recommended

Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$28,771

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,910
Room $6,720
Board $5,618
Additional fees $970
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $55,418
Average Financial Aid - $28,771
Total with Avg. Aid $26,647

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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Equestrian yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Economics, Other. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes

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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

3,595

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

60%

2,160
students

Female
62%
1,343

Male
38%
817

40%

1,435
students

Female
65%
933

Male
35%
502

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

1,911
students

Female
61%
1,166

Male
39%
745

12%

249
students

Female
71%
177

Male
29%
72

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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
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

76

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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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

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