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University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate97%
Acceptance Rate97%

About University of Lynchburg

University of Lynchburg Overview

University of Lynchburg is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Lynchburg, Virginia. University of Lynchburg was founded in 1903 and the school currently enrolls around 2,553 students a year, which includes 1,640 undergrad students. University of Lynchburg offers housing for up to 1,683 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to University of Lynchburg for Fall 2023 is September 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from University of Lynchburg by September 1.

Student Activities at University of Lynchburg

Love music or performing? At University of Lynchburg you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? University of Lynchburg students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? University of Lynchburg has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? University of Lynchburg has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of Lynchburg on the Student Life page.

2022 University of Lynchburg Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Tuition $34,500
Percent of Need Met 76.2%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $24,720

Is University of Lynchburg a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what University of Lynchburg offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

University of Lynchburg Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Lynchburg. Around 97% of applicants get into University of Lynchburg each year. Last year, 3,102 students applied to University of Lynchburg and 3,005 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Lynchburg

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Lynchburg, around 74% return for their sophomore year. University of Lynchburg's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 66%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for University of Lynchburg Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with University of Lynchburg directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

University of Lynchburg's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

University of Lynchburg's endowment was valued at $109.7 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, University of Lynchburg spends about $10,332 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Lynchburg

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

University of Lynchburg meets 76.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $24,720 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $27,189 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Lynchburg.

Based on this information, is University of Lynchburg the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of Lynchburg a good school for you?

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Where is University of Lynchburg?

University of Lynchburg is located in the suburban setting of Lynchburg, Virginia.

If you are interested in seeing University of Lynchburg for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. 29 and U.S. 460 to Lynchburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lynchburg Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Lynchburg and Lynchburg are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1501 Lakeside Drive Lynchburg, VA 24501-3199

Campus Setting: Suburban

University of Lynchburg Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Lynchburg is Sep 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Lynchburg is Continuous processing.

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University of Lynchburg Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Lynchburg is like? There are approximately 2,553 students enrolled at University of Lynchburg, including 1,640 undergraduate students and 913 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from VA and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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