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Longwood, founded in 1839, is public college. Its 160-acre campus is located in Farmville, 60 miles west of Richmond.

Website: www.longwood.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,859
Undergraduate
Students
(68.1%) 2,629 Women
(31.9%) 1,230 Men
609
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 5,374 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
515 average
470-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
17-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,956
Out-of-state: $44,916
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,520
Out-of-state: $29,480
Room and Board
$11,668
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$11,263
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,133
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
262
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Farmville Population
8,161
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Richmond
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
59% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lancers
Sororities
14% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
10.2% Black/African-American
5.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.8% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students
1.3%
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
49.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
58%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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