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University of Lynchburg
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  • 4 Year
  • LYNCHBURG, VA

Report Card

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

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Lynchburg is an above-average private, Christian university located in Lynchburg, Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,764 undergraduate students. The Lynchburg acceptance rate is 97%. Popular majors include Nursing, Exercise Physiology, and Business. Graduating 57% of students, Lynchburg alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,200.

About

1501 LAKESIDE DR
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference

University of Lynchburg Rankings

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

LC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
97%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1170
ACT Range
18-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$24,386 / 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
$29,959 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 50 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 50 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
    85%
  • On Campus
    15%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,764 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
58
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
  • INVOLVED. Everyone is at some level
    50%
  • Unique
    30%
  • Individual.
    13%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • superficial
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
86%
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 62 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 75 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Community
    34%
  • Family
    25%
  • Boring
    13%
  • Calming
    9%
  • Uplifting
    9%
  • Home
    6%
  • Fake
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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