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

Social Networks

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent 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
Baseball
Basketball
Equestrian
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference

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

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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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