Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, Virginia
4-year Private university

Overview

Lynchburg College is a private institution established in 1903 with city setting located at Virginia. It is ranked 38 in Regional Universities South in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $39,530 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,050. It practices semester-based academic calendar. Lynchburg College is a small, residential school in Virginia. About 60 percent of students are female, and all students must live on campus until their senior year, unless they commute from a parent’s home or are older than 25. In addition to its residential campus, the college also operates the Claytor Nature Study Center, an outdoor classroom of sorts where students can research, camp and explore.

#38 in Regional Universities South
Setting
Suburban
Location Lynchburg, Virginia
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1903
Selectivity Low
Size Small
2,050 Undergraduates

Learning

11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Health Professions
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$53,580
Cost of Attendance
$24,202
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $39,530
Outstate Tuition Fee $39,530
Room and Board Fees $10,800
$42,100 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

69% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$30 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.43 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal
Other Applications Accepted Paper based Application

For International Students

78 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
15
Early Decision Deadline
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Jul
31
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Nov
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$29,360 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$26,691 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $53,580
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
81% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application priority deadline: November 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Hopwood Scholarship
Total Worth $21,000
Eligibility Freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA: 3.8, SAT: 1230, ACT: 23
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Founders Scholarship
Total Worth $19,000
Eligibility Freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA: 3.85, SAT:1100, ACT: 22
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Trustee Scholarship
Total Worth $17,000
Eligibility Freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA: 3.0, SAT: 1000, ACT: 19
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship Competition
Total Worth $1,000-$3,000
Details Scholarships are renewable for three years beyond the freshman year. These scholarships are in addition to any academic awards for which the student may qualify at the time of admission.

Students

2,050 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
75% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
58% Students graduate within 6 years