University of Lynchburg

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School Overview

The University of Lynchburg is a private Christian collegiate institution located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The school is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and was listed as one of the 368 top colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review.

The school changed its name to Lynchburg College in 1919, due to an expansion beyond the state of Virginia, and was then changed to the University of Lynchburg in July 2018.

Lynchburg College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(434) 544-8100
Website:www.lynchburg.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:admissions.lynchburg.edu/apply/
Address:1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501-3113
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,720
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):56%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,511 (92% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$36,620
Out-of-state Tuition:$36,620
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$23,730

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Lynchburg College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lynchburg College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services411
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education427
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs32
History11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences12
Psychology21
Social Sciences6
Visual and Performing Arts31
Grand total737131

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Lynchburg College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education2
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Grand total21

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lynchburg College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$36,620
Out-of-state$36,620
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,912
Out-of-state$8,912

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid526100%
Grant or scholarship aid52499%$23,730
Student loan aid39074%$6,904

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,92490%$21,764
Federal student loans1,43167%$7,330

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lynchburg College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lynchburg College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,2231,9203,303
Percent admitted100%63%64%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%10%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lynchburg College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,720
Undergraduate enrollment2,079
Graduate enrollment641

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lynchburg College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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