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Longwood University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Farmville, VA

Location and Setting


Farmville Population
8,161
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Richmond
Campus Size
60 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.7 average low in January, 82.6 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Farmville
Nearest Train Station
65 mile(s) from campus in Richmond

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
59% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
41%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lancers
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Golf x x x x
Lacrosse x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Lacrosse    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
football

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
cheerleading, football, golf, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, alpha lambda delta, student nursing association, longwood university, bare naked ladies, chi alpha, sigma alpha pi
Sororities
14% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

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