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Longwood University
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  • 4 Year
  • FARMVILLE, VA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Longwood is a public university located in Farmville, Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,439 undergraduate students. The Longwood acceptance rate is 90%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 66% of students, Longwood alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,500.

About

201 HIGH ST
FARMVILLE, VA 23909
About Longwood...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Big South Conference

Longwood University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Longwood Admissions

Acceptance Rate
90%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
960-1150
ACT Range
17-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$19,636 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,455 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 54 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 76 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 76 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    94%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,439 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
420
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 56 responses
  • Driven
    27%
  • Independent
    27%
  • I think it's the "typical" college student.
    21%
  • Caring and friendly
    7%
  • Experienced in work force
    7%
  • Rude and snobish
    7%
  • Cares too much about self-presentation
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 95 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 112 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 58 responses
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Welcoming
    26%
  • Home away from Home
    21%
  • Amazing
    9%
  • Bland
    5%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • There are plenty of opportunities to get involved.
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 42 responses

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