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Longwood University Student Life

Longwood University is on a 60-acre campus in a small town setting in Farmville, Virginia, not far from Richmond. Longwood University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Longwood University also has fraternities and sororities.

Longwood University has a thriving Alpha Lambda Delta. In fact, more students participate in 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 traditions are Oktoberfest, Spring Weekend and Rock The Block.

Longwood University Housing

Longwood University offers housing for students. 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 2021, 60% of undergrads at Longwood University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% 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.

Longwood University Athletics

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
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at Longwood University

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.

Plan a Visit to Longwood University

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.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Virginia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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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Longwood University Students

69%

Women

31%

Men

84%

Full Time

16%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

74%

11%

6%

5%

2%

1%

1%

0.23%

0.03%

Undergraduate Students

3,940

Graduate Students

901

Non-Resident / International Students

46

Longwood University Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,841

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

87%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,400

Out-of-State

$25,980

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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