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University of Lynchburg
Campus Setting
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Private Not for Profit   4-Year
Institution Colors
Crimson,Gray
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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Hornet
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
1822
Transfer-in
90
Average Class Size
Overall
16
Years 1 & 2
17
Years 3 & 4
14

University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA
University of Lynchburg (known as Lynchburg College until 2018) is a small, private university in Lynchburg, Virginia offering more than 100 academic programs including master's and doctoral level degrees. Programs in sciences, health sciences, criminology, business, and education are the most popular. Direct Admit Pathway Programs are available in seven graduate programs including physical therapy, physician assistant, athletic training, business, public health and non-profit leadership. On campus housing is guaranteed for undergraduate students. Scholarships and financial aid are awarded to all students and is often equal to the cost of attending a public university. Other activities include community service, student organizations, greek life, intramural sports and Division III athletics. Recogized as one of forty colleges that change lives in the book "Colleges That Change Lives" which has brought national recognition to UL. We are also recognized in US News & World Report and Princeton Review. Lynchburg is a welcome and inclusive community open to all students seeking to be an active part of engaged learning, developing mentoring relationships with faculty, participating in student life and community service on and off campus in an effort to be responsible citizens now and in the future. It's a great day to be a Hornet!
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
high school graduate with no more than 11 transferrable college credits
College Fit
Lynchburg is a nationally recognized private university where students gain a greater heart for humanity and a mindset o...see moreLynchburg is a nationally recognized private university where students gain a greater heart for humanity and a mindset of individual growth. Here, thought-provoking learning ignites change in each individual, and the world. We combine traditional classroom instruction with experiential learning and real-world applications bringing a hands-on, multi-faceted approach that serves our students best today and for the rest of their lives. We?re a tight-knit community that?s accepting and inviting. We?re socially responsible and active, and don?t hesitate to stand up and speak out for what?s just and right. Pride and belonging are important at Lynchburg.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalogue determined by first semester of enrollment
English Language Proficiency
If English is not your first language, you are required to take an English proficiency exam, the Test of English as a Fo...see moreIf English is not your first language, you are required to take an English proficiency exam, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A minimum TOEFL score of 78 on the Internet-based exam, a 6.0 on the IELTS, or a 100 on the DuoLingo English Proficiency exam is required for admissions to University of Lynchburg.Students who score just below the required scores are encouraged to apply and the international admissions officer will contact you to assess your language ability.
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
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Application Fee
NA
Application Type(s)
Lynchburg app; Common App
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Y
Tests
Optional
Essay
Optional
Letter of Recommendation
Optional
Interview
Encouraged
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
1-Jun
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
30-Nov
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Fall
Y
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Spring
Y
Academics
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Transfer Definition
We consider a transfer student anyone that has completed 12 transferrable college credits after high school graduation
College Fit
Lynchburg is a nationally recognized private university where students gain a greater heart for humanity and a mindset o...see moreLynchburg is a nationally recognized private university where students gain a greater heart for humanity and a mindset of individual growth. Here, thought-provoking learning ignites change in each individual, and the world. We combine traditional classroom instruction with experiential learning and real-world applications bringing a hands-on, multi-faceted approach that serves our students best today and for the rest of their lives. We?re a tight-knit community that?s accepting and inviting. We?re socially responsible and active, and don?t hesitate to stand up and speak out for what?s just and right. Pride and belonging are important at Lynchburg.
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
Completion of a transferrable Associate's degree will award students credit for general education requirements except fo...see moreCompletion of a transferrable Associate's degree will award students credit for general education requirements except for foreign language and the senior capstone course.
Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associates
Completion of a transferrable Associate's degree will award dual enrolled students credit for general education requirem...see moreCompletion of a transferrable Associate's degree will award dual enrolled students credit for general education requirements except for foreign language and the senior capstone course.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determind by first semester of enrollment
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
Credits awarded for transferrable courses with a grade of "C" or higher.
Course Transfer Criteria
Grades of C (not C-) and higher are required for transferable credit
General Education Programs
The University of Lynchburg is exploring the possibilty of accepting the Passport and UCGS to meet our General Education...see moreThe University of Lynchburg is exploring the possibilty of accepting the Passport and UCGS to meet our General Education Curriculum requirements.
English Language Proficiency
If English is not your first language, you are required to take an English proficiency exam, the Test of English as a Fo...see moreIf English is not your first language, you are required to take an English proficiency exam, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A minimum TOEFL score of 78 on the Internet-based exam, a 6.0 on the IELTS, or a 100 on the DuoLingo English Proficiency exam is required for admissions to University of Lynchburg.Students who score just below the required scores are encouraged to apply and the international admissions officer will contact you to assess your language ability.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
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Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
External Link
Application Fee
There is no application fee
Application Type(s)
University of Lynchburg application; Common Application
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transcripts
Yes, unofficial transcripts can be used for an admissions decision; official transcripts are needed for a credit evaluat...see moreYes, unofficial transcripts can be used for an admissions decision; official transcripts are needed for a credit evaluation and to register for classes
Tests
Lynchburg is test optional
Essay
An essay is optional
Letters of Recommendation
Letter of Recommendations are optional
Interview
An interview is encouraged
Maximum Transfer Credits
76
Minimum GPA
2.0
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Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
30-Jun
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
30-Nov
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Fall
30-Jun
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Spring
30-Nov
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The links below take you to pages on the University of Lynchburg website. Use Catalog Search to find their programs and courses in this portal.
Academic Programs
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Academic Programs
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Academic Programs
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Academic Programs
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Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
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Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
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Career Services
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Disability Services
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Cultural Diversity Office
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Student Clubs & Organizations
Sports
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
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Credit for Military Experience
Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV College Data Profile
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State Financial Aid Programs
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Course Catalog
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