Overview

Applicants
29,490
Acceptance Rate
20%
Average HS GPA
3.39

GPA Breakdown

29%
Over 3.75
19%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
460 - 590
SAT Math
450 - 570
ACT Composite
20 - 26

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
:1
Total Faculty
with Terminal Degree


Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
56%
Graduate in 5 years
91%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate
Terminal Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Opportunities at School

Internship

Prominent Alumni


Sid Bream
Former Major League Baseball Player

Dwayne Carswell
Current National Football League Player

Samkon Gado
Current National Football League Player

Mark Lowry
Christian Comedian and Vocalist

Toby McKeehan, Michael Tait, and Kevin Max
Members of dc Talk, a Christian rock band

Tony Perkins
Family Research Council President

Angela Elwell Hunt
Author of more than 70 published novels.

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Mar 1
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$10,466

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$11,431

Average Need-Based Loan
$5,099

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$21,398

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
66%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$3,703

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
12,645
Out of State

International
7%
Foreign Countries Represented
125

Demographics

1.60%
Asian
6.78%
African-American
2.39%
Hispanic
71.09%
Caucasian
14.42%
Unknown
6.60%
International

52% female
48% male
97% are full time
3% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
60%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
92%

Campus Environment
Suburban
Fire safety rating
74

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Office of Disability Academic Support

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Mr. Denny McHaney

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Their latest IEP and/or psychological testing profile or other written information that describes the learning disability.

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Diagnosis from a qualified professional.

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
No

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
25
Number of Honor Societies
8

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations
10

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Flames)
11 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Flames)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Virginia

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
90

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
453

Average Number of PC's per Lab
26

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
80%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, Apple

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jessica Riddick
Assistant Director of Visitor's Center

Address
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Phone
434-582-2064


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
LaHaye Student Center
Bookstore
Hangar (Food Court)
ILRC Computer Lab
LaHaye Ice Center (Ice Arena)

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Dollar Movie Theater
Barnes and Noble
Peaks View Park
Drowsy Poet Cafe
River Ridge Mall

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 9:00a, 1:00p
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times
during interview process

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Visiting Center

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Visiting Center

Limitations
Only for College for a Weekend (3 Night Stay)

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Closest Airport: Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH) City bus and taxis will both be campus accessible (to and from).

Driving Instructions to Campus
Located in Central Virginia, directly off Route 460. (University Blvd. Exit) Also off of Hwy. 29
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Key Stats

29,490
Applicants
12,645
Size
20%
Acceptance Rate
1040
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists