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University of Lynchburg

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

University of Lynchburg Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to University of Lynchburg, the regular decision application deadline is September 1 and the application fee costs $30.

Students who apply to University of Lynchburg for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.

University of Lynchburg Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of University of Lynchburg's admissions stats.

University of Lynchburg 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Waitlist No

University of Lynchburg Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Lynchburg.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to University of Lynchburg?

University of Lynchburg may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with University of Lynchburg directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on University of Lynchburg Admissions

How To Get Into University of Lynchburg

Getting into University of Lynchburg is moderately difficult.

In 2021, University of Lynchburg accepted 97% of students, around 3,005 from the 3,102 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Lynchburg, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to University of Lynchburg

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Lynchburg

University of Lynchburg has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into University of Lynchburg?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at University of Lynchburg

Curious about the factors that are considered by University of Lynchburg during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Interview Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with University of Lynchburg for more information on admission factors.

University of Lynchburg 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to University of Lynchburg, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with University of Lynchburg's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Lynchburg?

Students admitted to University of Lynchburg have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5. University of Lynchburg considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

University of Lynchburg considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

University of Lynchburg has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

What is a Good SAT Score for University of Lynchburg?

What is a Good ACT Score for University of Lynchburg?

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More Information on Transferring to University of Lynchburg

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Lynchburg. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Lynchburg during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

University of Lynchburg Admissions FAQs

Does University of Lynchburg accept transfer credits?

✅ University of Lynchburg accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Lynchburg accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Lynchburg?

❌ No, University of Lynchburg is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is University of Lynchburg's acceptance rate?

✅ University of Lynchburg's acceptance rate is 97%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Lynchburg?

🟨 University of Lynchburg may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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University of Lynchburg Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into University of Lynchburg? University of Lynchburg is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Lynchburg acceptance rate is 97%. This means that the institution accepts 96 out of every 100 applicants.


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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Lynchburg ACT Scores


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University of Lynchburg GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of Lynchburg, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.53. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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