89%

Acceptance Rate

$7,384

Avg.Financial Aid

003719

FAFSA Code

About Longwood University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,911

Website

www.longwood.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

201 High St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4343952000
Fax: 4343952332
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Longwood University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

89%

SAT Range

980 - 1150

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to Longwood University is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. Longwood University has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at LU. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 960-1150 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Longwood University, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 17 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909. To gather more information, they can call them at (434) 395-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,532

Average Annual Cost

$7,940

Books And Supplies

$1,350

Other Fees

$5,400

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,890

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,750

Total One Year Cost

$27,330

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to LU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $37,344. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

57%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$15

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

136 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

135 Graduates

Psychology, General

112 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

72 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

60 Graduates

Biology, General

57 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

54 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

45 Graduates

Social Work

44 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

38 Graduates

Sociology

31 Graduates

History

30 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

29 Graduates

Political Science and Government

29 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

27 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

18 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

16 Graduates

Computer Science

14 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

14 Graduates

Mathematics

12 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

9 Graduates

Chemistry

9 Graduates

Economics

9 Graduates

Anthropology

8 Graduates

Physics

7 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,324

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

22%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

32%

US National: 44%

Female

68%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

73% White

4% Unknown

10% Black

6% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

5%

Out Of State

95%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$69,841 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

78%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,336/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,411/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,411/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lancers

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

101

Total Female Athletes

132

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

20

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by LU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $12,076 per year for living on campus. The students at Longwood University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,411 per year. There are around 32% male and 68% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$213 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,384

Students Receiving Federal Grants

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,426

Students Receiving State Aid

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,304

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,201

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,674

$30K - $48K

$11,134

$48K - $75K

$8,808

$75K - $110K

$4,447

> $110K

$2,191

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$967,306

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,075,783

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at LU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,491, whereas the financial aid is $4,573. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,140 as well as institutional aid worth $4,573. At LU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $967,306 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $2,075,783.

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