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Lynchburg College (LC)

1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA

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LC is a nonprofit private college that has a fair number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Lynchburg, VA, in a predominantly urban area. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and vision that defines the school. Over two thousand students enroll at Lynchburg College yearly.

Students may pick from several areas of study, including:

  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Business And Marketing Studies

To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. An ACT or SAT exam is required prior to applying, with scores between 1330 - 1650 on the SAT and between 19 - 24 on the ACT is common among students accepted to LC. This school has an admissions rate of 68 percent of which only 19 percent chose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at lynchburg.edu.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $34,000 for the year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may visit the school's price of attendance calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Housing is available for students and costs approximately $4,600 per year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements by way of grants or student loans.

The LC Hornets participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)

Students who wish to see more about this school can visit their website at http://www.lynchburg.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates Lynchburg College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Lynchburg College has a total student population of about 2,800, with undergraduate students making up about 77% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $38,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $480 to $570 per unit
  • May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$23,976
Receiving Student Loans79%$8,389
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Lynchburg College may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Lynchburg College is around 56%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years46%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Lynchburg College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Equestrian
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Lynchburg College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Lynchburg College for official up-to-date information.

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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