614 reviews
  1. Lynchburg, VA
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    C+
Lynchburg College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Calvinist/Reformed
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Address
1501 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
67%
SAT Scores Range
900-1090
ACT Scores Range
19-24
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Lynchburg College

Cost

Net Price
$23,576/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $18,194/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,400/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,502/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,463/ year
  • $110k+
    $27,559/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.41 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.42 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.42 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,996Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
Report
  • INVOLVED. Everyone is at some level
    50%
  • Unique
    36%
  • Individual.
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.54 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
Report
  • Community
    38%
  • Boring
    17%
  • Family
    17%
  • Uplifting
    13%
  • Calming
    8%
  • Fake
    4%
  • Home
    4%

After Lynchburg College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.24 responses

Lynchburg College Reviews

614 reviews
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Being from the area, I knew there was not much for students to do around town. Although, with Liberty University being close by there are more things coming about to do. Parking is a pain if you do not get there at 8am if you commute. The dorms, I thought were tiny and not well maintained, burning hot during the summer time and freezing in the winter never comfortable. Athletics are the biggest thing on campus. Professors seem genuinely interested in your academic success. I feel many students are preppy and feel as if they are superior to you. Some professors are very quick to try and push a political belief system on you. They say they want you to be your own person but want you to conform to their beliefs. While some professors bash other universities in the state (mainly JMU). The work load is not hard, but you have to stay on top of it though. Most English courses are "Writing Enriched" meaning you have to write 3-5 essays a semester. All classes I had essays for finals not exams
The class sizes are small so there is a lot of one-on-one time and assistance from professors. The student body contains a wide variety of students from many different places, including international students which provides great opportunities to experience new things and people. The campus is beautifully physically and there are numerous different resources to help guarantee student's academic success. The professors also work alongside athletes' schedules which is extremely helpful. I would not have chosen another school.
The campus is relatively small and everything is within 10 minutes walking distance. There is an extremely low rate of crime both on campus and the area surrounding campus. Campus security is constantly patrolling campus grounds as well as making a great effort to get to know the students. They make it obvious that their goal is to keep the students safe, not to get them us trouble. The students feel comfortable contacting campus security in the case of emergency. We also have access to the "Live Safe" app which allows us as well as campus security to track an find our location should we need them to in the event of an emergency. I feel completely safe walking around campus, whether it is from the library or any building late hours of the night.