Longwood University is on a 60-acre campus in the small town setting of Farmville, Virginia, not far from Richmond.
Longwood University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Longwood University has fraternities and sororities.
Longwood University has the Alpha Lambda Delta. In fact, more students participate in the Alpha Lambda Delta than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Longwood University include Student Nursing Association, Longwood University, Bare Naked Ladies, Chi Alpha and Sigma Alpha Pi.
Longwood University students' favorite campus events are Oktoberfest, Spring Weekend and Rock The Block.
This table offers information on housing at Longwood University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||59%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||41%|
Longwood University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Longwood University students live on campus. In 2022, 59% of undergrads at Longwood University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 41% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Longwood University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Longwood University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Longwood University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Longwood University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Longwood University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Longwood University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Longwood University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Longwood University, take U.S. Route 460 to Farmville, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Richmond International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Longwood University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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